In an effort to combat a much debated, lingering problem of controlling its deer population, the Village of Cayuga Heights will need to continue sterilizing a high percentage of its deer, according to Kate Supron, mayor of the village.
The Cornell chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine argued at a panel Thursday that Israel conceals reports of ongoing human rights violations in Palestine by “pinkwashing” others, or portraying itself as an advocate of LGBTQ rights.
Over the next two years, Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, N.Y., will receive $4.7 million to help it renovate its greenhouse buildings, according to a University press release.
Five months after Ithaca’s Common Council approved a budget reducing the number of city firefighters by two, firefighters say it has been a challenge to maintain the Ithaca Fire Department’s already-strained workforce.
A few graduate students’ dream that skyscrapers will be filled with plants instead of cubicles may be becoming a reality. In a lecture Wednesday, Prof. Emeritus Dickson Despommier spoke to an audience of 30 students about how groups are beginning to adopt vertical farming to solve the planet’s climate issues.
After facing mounting pressure from numerous universities — including Cornell — German sportswear manufacturer Adidas has agreed to pay severance to 2,700 Indonesian factory workers, the Cornell Organization for Labor Action announced Wednesday.
As higher education increasingly uses technology to aid teaching and learning, Cornell has recently embraced a technology-facilitated educational model that allows more class time to be spent on engaging learning activities, such as interactive polls, in place of a typical lecture.