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PPPMB grad student Morgan Carter advocates for science

May 4, 2018
Morgan Carter, graduate student in the SIPS Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section is taking on challenge of educating policy makers by learning strategies and skills for science advocacy. Along with three other Cornell students, Carter attended the  spring 2018 “Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering” (CASE) program sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) where speakers discussed science policy, career paths in advocacy, and strategies for effective engagement. Read more

First CALS Day Celebrates Academic Diversity and Ag Quad Renovation

Apr 30, 2018
From owls to apples, music to ice cream, the first CALS Day on Friday celebrated the wide span of academic fields pursued by students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Displays, free tasting and performances took place on the upgraded Ag Quad, which was inaugurated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read more

PPPMB's Fulcher awarded the Sellew Family Fellowship

Apr 30, 2018
Mike Fulcher, PhD student in the Field of Plant Pathology, has been awarded the Sellew Family Excellence-in-Mentoring Fellowship for 2018-2019.  Fulcher works in the program of Gary Bergstrom, investigating diseases and pests in organic intercropping forage systems.  The fellowship was created to highlight the valuable role that graduate students play in contributing to the educational experience of Cornell undergraduates. Read more

March 2018 Appellation Cornell: Wild yeast, grape disease, and more

Mar 21, 2018
The latest edition of Appellation Cornell, newsletter from Cornell's Viticulture and Enology Program, is now available.  Features include a review on ongoing research into wild yeasts, profiles of faculty and student activities, announcement of the 2018 ENOCERT classes, and discussion of grape diseases phomopsis and red blotch. Read more