Patsy Brannon, professor in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, College of Human Ecology, will serve on the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics Advisory Board.
ILR School Professor John M. Abowd will join the U.S. Census Bureau as associate director for research and methodology and chief scientist, Census Bureau Director John H. Thompson announced Dec. 10.
Throughout Cornell's history, the campus exists as a fluid representation of history, culture, science, the arts and tradition, which give way to modern mores and contemporary values.
On Dec. 10, the public can try soil painting as part of a soil celebration led by the Soil and Crop Sciences Section in the School of Integrative Plant Science on World Soil Day.
For the first time, a litter of puppies was born by in vitro fertilization, thanks to work by Cornell researchers. The breakthrough opens the door for conserving endangered canid species and using gene-editing technologies to eradicate heritable diseases.
Lois S. Gray, the ILR School's Jean McKelvey-Alice Grant Professor Emerita of Labor Management Relations, donated $1 million to establish the Harry Katz Fund for Innovation in ILR's Worker Institute.
NutriPhone, a new smartphone apps to monitor users' nutrition, blood and stress, was developed at Cornell's Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.
Human Ecology students unveiled apparel and product ideas designed to help seniors prevent falls and minimize harm, stay warm and alert in winter, and achieve greater mobility and independence.
James Russell Hicks, an expert in important vegetable storage and post-harvest physiology, died Nov. 26. He was 78. He joined the Cornell faculty in 1976 and became associate professor in 1981.
Scientists offered a behind-the-scenes look at the New Horizons mission to Pluto on campus Dec. 2. It took New Horizons itself almost 10 years to cover the 4.67 billion miles to Pluto.