In the News
August 09, 2023
Helen Lee, assistant director of wildlife health and health policy at the College of Veterinary Medicine, talks about the many different responsibilities of her role and the journey that led her back to Cornell where she feels her work is making a difference for wildlife and conservation.
July 24, 2023
Rivaling the wildebeest migration of the Serengeti, the great Ithaca salamander migration is truly a wildlife spectacle!
July 06, 2023
At an altitude of 13,000 feet, I’m strangely captivated by the beads of water collected on the ceiling of my thin nylon shelter. An individual drop slowly swells and parts from its neighbors, plummeting down and crashing on the surface of my sleeping bag....
June 16, 2023
Experts from the Cornell Wildlife Health Center and the Wildlife Conservation Society have partnered on a new analysis focused on how pandemics can be prevented in the future. One basic solution may lie in a global taboo against harming/disturbing bats and their habitats.
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June 05, 2023
In this new paper led by Cornell, researchers conclude that a global taboo is needed whereby humanity agrees to leave bats alone, let them have the habitats they need, and live undisturbed by humans to reduce the risk of another pandemic.
March 22, 2023
I vividly remember the night before I left for Tajikistan; I was nervous, excited, and utterly exhausted. I had just finished wrapping graduation gifts for my roommates and had just about moved everything out of where I was living for the last two years (including my bed)....
January 18, 2023
From Ithaca to the plains of southern Africa, the Cornell Wildlife Health Center is working to heal the natural world. Launched in 2020, the center was formed to unite Cornell’s leading wildlife health professionals under a common mission: to repair the fractured relationship between people and nature.
January 16, 2023
The Cornell Wildlife Health Center has launched a new Student Support Fund for off-campus apprenticeships with free-ranging or captive wildlife, on-campus wildlife research, and student travel to present at professional conferences on wildlife health and conservation.
May 21, 2021
The third Friday of May is Endangered Species Day. Primarily as a result of human activities, our planet’s biodiversity is shrinking at an unprecedented rate. The Cornell Wildlife Health Center is proud to support a diverse range of species and ecosystems through our work.
January 20, 2021
The annual Cornell Day of Data brings together professors, researchers and students across the university to share techniques, tools and insights in working with data. This year's theme is "Scholarship through Collaboration."