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Wolfe offers ag fixes to ‘complex, severe’ climate change

Jun 14, 2019

David Wolfe, professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science, told a congressional committee in a hearing on agricultural resiliency that climate change impacts have been more complex and severe than scientists had forecast three decades ago.

Empire apple breeder Roger Way dies at 100

Jun 12, 2019

Roger Way, Ph.D. ’53, professor emeritus of pomology and world-renowned apple breeder, died June 2 in State College, Pennsylvania. He was 100 years old.

New book a how-to for bringing stressed students to nature

May 22, 2019

A new book, “Nature Rx: Improving College-Student Mental Health,” co-written by associate professor Don Rakow of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, explores how natural spaces can help with stress and depression.

Toxicology expert Donald Lisk dies at 88

May 9, 2019

Donald J. Lisk, M.S. ’54, Ph.D. ’56, professor emeritus of soil chemistry and toxicology and a champion of graduate education, died April 27. He was 88.

Cornell researchers win major awards from cider industry

Apr 19, 2019

Chris Gerling, extension associate in the food science department, and Greg Peck, assistant professor in the horitculture section of the School of Integrative Plant Science, both recently received major awards from the cider industry.