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Plant Sciences Majors showcase ePortfolios

Nov 21, 2017

Students majoring in Plant Sciences and enrolled in PLSCI 1110 presented their ePortfolios on November 16 at an afternoon open house in 404 Plant Science. PLSCI 1110 “Collaboration, Leadership, and Career Skills in the Plant Sciences”, taught by Marvin Pritts and Leah Cook, provides students with opportunities to meet other students and faculty associated with the Plant Sciences Major; develop collaboration, leadership, and career skills in the discipline; and make connections with the world beyond the campus.  Read more

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

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

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