West Nile mosquitos are in NYC, start spraying and drain your backyards

The New York City Health Department has detected the first of the season’s mosquitoes with West Nile virus. Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann is a Cornell University entomologist based on Long Island whose work focuses on integrated pest management. Although it’s still early in the season to know the full extent of mosquito trends this year, she advises […]

Cornell researches black bear boom in New York

ITHACA, N.Y. – The black bear population in southern New York has grown and expanded its range since the early 1990s, which has led to increased encounters with humans. But details about bear populations in the state have remained understudied. New Cornell University research, published in the March issue of the Journal of Wildlife Management, […]

What do New Yorkers think of their healthcare?

ITHACA, N.Y. – A painful, pre-existing condition — obsession over the cost of medical care and health insurance – makes the latest announcements of rising insurance rates a potent political issue, according to survey takers who polled patients throughout New York state this year. The 2016 Empire State Healthcare Survey, conducted by a collaborative group […]

Cutting-edge climate data for New York has new digital home

ITHACA, N.Y. – Type “New York climate data” into Google and be prepared for a deluge of nearly 8 million search results. Somewhere in that vast flood may be the relevant information you need, but wading through what’s trivial and out of date can be a frustrating slog requiring time and scientific know-how to navigate. […]

Gov. Cuomo must balance school accountability with post-recession realities

Expectations of greater accountability for schools and teachers are among many proposals in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State Address today. John Sipple, director of the New York State Center for Rural Schools and professor of Development Sociology at Cornell, says that the governor needs to balance the issues of greater school […]

Fracking ban the right economic, environmental and health decision

Three Cornell University experts comment on the announcement today by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York state.   Susan Christopherson is a professor and chair of the City and Regional Planning at Cornell University and an economic geographer. Her research and teaching focuses on economic development and she has produced […]

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to taste SnapDragon and RubyFrost

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE  FOR RELEASE:  Aug. 1, 2013 John Carberry office: 607-255-5353 cell: 607-227-0767 johncarberry@cornell.edu Media note: Photos of the apples, their new logos, as well as additional background information can be found at https://cornell.box.com/applenames. Additional images from the event will be uploaded later today.  Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to taste SnapDragon and […]

NEW YORK STATE GAMING COMMISSION & CORNELL UNIVERSITY COMMENCE SEARCH FOR EQUINE MEDICAL DIRECTOR TO OVERSEE ALL VETERINARIANS AT STATE RACETRACKS

 CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE:  April 19, 2013  Contact: Joe Schwartz Phone:  (607) 254-6235 Joe.Schwartz@cornell.edu UPDATE: Individuals who are interested in applying for the Equine Medical Director position may do so at this link:https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=20044 NEW YORK STATE GAMING COMMISSION & CORNELL UNIVERSITY COMMENCE SEARCH FOR EQUINE MEDICAL DIRECTOR TO OVERSEE ALL VETERINARIANS AT STATE RACETRACKS Gaming […]