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Dr. Tom Gavin

Tom Gavin teaching in Taiwan

Nov 4, 2014
Dr. Tom Gavin, Professor Emeritus, just returned from Taiwan, where he spent two weeks teaching at National Taiwan University (NTU) at the invitation of his former student, Hsiao-wei Yuan.  There were also several field trips with the class and grad students to visit various projects, visiting sites where conflicts arise between land use, mainly agriculture, and conservation of biodiversity. Read more
Amanda Rodewald

Amanda Rodewald addresses threat of bird extinctions

Sep 30, 2014
In a recent editorial piece for The Hill entitled “Avoiding the path to zero”, Amanda Rodewald addressed the ever-present threat of bird extinctions. Amanda Rodewald is the director of conservation science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, faculty fellow at Cornell University’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, an associate professor in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University, and a Robert F. Schumann Faculty Fellow. Read more
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Welcome new ESS students!

Sep 14, 2014
This year the Environmental Science and Sustainability (ESS) major welcomed its largest and most diverse class yet. A total of 97 students joined the ESS major this academic year. Read more
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James Lassoie awarded IP-CALS Innovative Teaching grant

Aug 5, 2014
James P. Lassoie, International Professor of Conservation in the Department of Natural Resources has been awarded the inaugural International Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (IP-CALS) grant for Innovative Teaching in International Agriculture and Rural Development.   Read more
Paul Curtis

Paul Curtis collaborates with Newark Valley 6th grade students

Jul 12, 2014
On May 12th, Associate Professor and internationally known coyote expert Paul Curtis received recognition  in the local Newark Valley newspaper and thanks from Jessica Williams, 6th grade teacher, for his collaboration with students at Newark Valley Central School. Read more