Highlights from Announcements 10/28/19

Fall foliage around lake and bridge

Enjoy the Colors of Fall Around Cornell’s Campus

Fall beauty is evident on Cornell’s campus, and experiencing the colors of the season is as close as a walk at the Botanic Gardens or around Beebe Lake. Take a few minutes to get outside, take a walk, and observe the colors of the season.

Cornell Recognized on Top 20 Universities List

Woman Engineer Magazine Top 20 University sealCornell University was recently ranked among Woman Engineer Magazine’s Top 20 Universities.

Woman Engineer Magazine’s top schools were selected based on a survey asking subscribers nationwide to nominate universities and graduate schools that offer a diversified curriculum, student base, and faculty, as well as foster a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

Learn more about Woman Engineer Magazine.

Micro-Satellites Offer a Fresh View of NYS Agriculture

Hunter Adams in vineyard
Doctoral student Hunter Adams. Photo by John Munson.

The seeds of space exploration are being planted in several New York state vineyards. They’ve also been attached to dairy cows. And they may be showing up at a dog park near you.

Doctoral student Hunter Adams is deploying thumbnail-size satellites to monitor environmental conditions as a dry run for using the technology for future space research. At the same time, he is harvesting valuable data that will help growers make more informed decisions about growing crops and caring for animals.

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Student Spotlight: Breanne Kisselstein

Breanne KisselsteinBreanne Kisselstein is a doctoral student in plant pathology from Syracuse, New York. After studying molecular bioscience and biotechnology as an undergraduate at Rochester Institute of Technology, she interned at the Cornell AgriTech campus where she solidified her passion for plant disease research.

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Interested in what other graduate students are doing both on and off campus?

Check out our student spotlights, Q&As with current students about their research, hobbies, and experiences at Cornell.