Steven Wolf, along with Rebecca Stoltzfus (nutritional sciences) and Andrew Willford (anthropology), leads a semester abroad program at the Nilgiris Field Learning Center in Tamil Nadu in southern India. The students, living and working with Cornell faculty, members of local communities and the staff of the partner nongovernmental organization Keystone Foundation, worked on learning modules, fieldwork and research devoted to environmental governance, health and nutrition, and waste production and management. Read more
For Richard Stedman, associate professor of natural resources, a “sense of place” transcends nostalgia. It’s a measurable, predictable, potent driving force in how people respond to environmental and social change; it shapes public policy and resource management in crucial ways. His work has played a pivotal role in defining this area of inquiry. Read more
Transformations is about change in indigenous communities historically and contemporaneously. The objective of the exhibit is to engage students in addressing change among indigenous societies by transforming their perspective. The Exhibit is on view in the Johnson Museum's Study Gallery from October 20th to November 1st, 2015. Read more
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's quarterly magazine, Living Bird, which has 50,000+ print subscribers, is featuring PhD student Taza Schaming’s research and the Clark's nutcracker-whitebark pine story. Read more
Barbara Knuth, Ph.D., of Cornell University, was named as a Fellow of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) at the society’s 145th Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon. Knuth was part of the inaugural group of Fellows named under the new AFS program that designates as Fellows of the Society certain members who have made outstanding or meritorious contributions to the diversity of fields that are included in the American Fisheries Society. Read more
On November 13th, 2015 the event Challenges to the Catskills Forests: Understanding Issues, Moving Towards Solutions program will take place at the Windham Mountain Resort in Windham, NY.
Meet Cornell's Natural Resource professionals who will provide insight into multiple forest issues. You may read more about the program and register online here. Read more
Engaged Cornell has awarded its inaugural Engaged Curriculum Grants to 18 projects initiated by faculty across the university. Professor Jim Lassoie, from the Department of Natural Resources was one of those 18. Engagement in rural Ecuador: The undergraduate major in international agriculture and rural development will be strengthened with expanded long-term international opportunities. Read more