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Glynos receives ‘Young Botanist’ award

Apr 16, 2017
Plant Sciences major Nicolas Glynos ’17 has received a Young Botanist Award by the Botanical Society of America. The award recognizes outstanding graduating seniors in the plant sciences nationwide. Read more

New Plant Sciences majors tour local natural areas

Oct 30, 2016
Twenty three new Plant Sciences majors hit the trifecta Saturday, exploring the gorge trails at three local state parks — Buttermilk Falls, Robert H. Treman, and Taughannock Falls — led by Director of Undergraduate Studies, Marvin Pritts Undergraduate Program Coordinator Leah Cynara Cook. Read more

Students find calm, comfort at Ag Quad 'farm'

Sep 22, 2015
During Ag Day, a biannual event hosted by the Cornell chapter of the co-ed fraternity Alpha Zeta, the Ag Quad was transformed into a farm with animals and tractor activities to expose students to farming. Read more
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Congratulations graduating Plant Sciences Majors

May 19, 2015
On Monday, May 18, the School of Integrative Plant Science held its annual luncheon to honor graduating seniors in Plant Sciences and recipients of two awards given out through the  Horticulture Section to outstanding Plant Sciences students. Read more
vegetable production class at freeville research farm

One of the Best Fields for New College Graduates? Agriculture.

May 17, 2015
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new report showing tremendous demand for recent college graduates with a degree in agricultural programs with an estimated 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, and environment fields in the United States. Read more