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Global Online Course

Jan 4, 2016
Starting Monday Feb.1 the Department of Natural Resources, Professor Marianne Krasny, will be leading a Global Online Course, Environmental Education: Trans-disciplinary Approaches to Addressing Wicked Problems. Read more

Mark Whitmore Earns Excellence in IPM Award

Nov 13, 2015
Mark Whitmore — a forest entomologist at Cornell University — has received an Excellence in IPM award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM) at Cornell University. Whitmore’s work is built around classic IPM techniques: prevention and monitoring, biological controls — the predators and parasites of these two pests — and, if needed, low-toxicity pesticides.  Read more

Steven Wolf Leads New Semester Abroad Program in India

Nov 4, 2015
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

Richard Stedman - CALS Rising Star Faculty Award

Oct 26, 2015
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

An Exhibit Collaboration Between DNR's Professor Kassam and the Johnson Museum

Oct 21, 2015
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

Barbara Knuth Named to Inagural Class of American Fisheries Society Fellows

Sep 21, 2015
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