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Students relish waning hours of Graduation Weekend

May 25, 2014

On a blissfully perfect, cloudless Sunday, Cornell University graduated its 146th class May 25. Seniors assembled to hug, shed tears, share joy and walk in procession to Schoellkopf Stadium.


Amanda Rodewald featured on NPR discussing Mute Swans

Mar 11, 2014

Amanda Rodewald, director of Conservation Science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, was recently quoted on NPR on the topic of invasive Mute Swans. Rodewald says that the non-native swans have posed a threat to birds such as loons and least terns.

Leatherback turtle

Stephen Morreale, part of a team of researchers satellite-tracking 135 leatherbacks

Jan 21, 2014

Stephen Morreale, DNR Senior Research Associate & Adjunct Associate Professor was part of a team of researchers who satellite-tracked 135 leatherbacks with transmitters to determine the turtles’ patterns of movement in the Pacific Ocean. Combined with fisheries data, the researchers entered the information into a computer model to predict bycatch hotspots in the Pacific.