In the News
February 14, 2024
Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine announced a gift of $35 million to support the Cornell Wildlife Health Center, which has been renamed to the Cornell K. Lisa Yang Center for Wildlife Health in recognition of the scale of commitment to planetary health from the donor, Lisa Yang.
January 30, 2024
A transformational gift from philanthropist and Cornell alumna K. Lisa Yang ’74 will endow and rename the Cornell Wildlife Health Center as the Cornell K. Lisa Yang Center for Wildlife Health at the College of Veterinary Medicine.
January 12, 2024
A new op-ed by Cornell's Dr. Steve Osofsky and World Wildlife Fund colleagues focuses on securing wildlife migration corridors in southern Africa.
December 12, 2023
Renowned wildlife veterinarian Dr. Markus Hofmeyr visited Cornell University to share his perspectives on sustainable conservation, focusing on challenges and successes around wildlife reintroduction and rewilding.
December 06, 2023
A massive die-off of the endangered species has been happening in sub-Saharan Africa since 2020. Until now, the culprit was unknown. A new study has shown the cause to be a bacterium not previously found in elephants of any species, called Bisgaard taxon 45, that causes septicemia.
November 25, 2023
A presentation by Dr. Steve Osofsky, Director of the Cornell Wildlife Health Center, at the National Academy of Sciences Board on Animal Health Sciences, Conservation, and Research Fall Board Meeting, Washington, D.C.
November 08, 2023
Enjoy these beautiful wild elephants in Chobe National Park, Botswana - part of the KAZA (Kavango Zambezi) Transfrontier Conservation Area - where we're working to restore key wildlife migration corridors.
September 12, 2023
We're excited to welcome Maggie Swift as a Cornell Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellow, who will use advanced computer modeling to simulate elephant movements in southern Africa that will make it easier to evaluate scenarios for integrative, sustainable land-use management.
May 09, 2023
The cross-disciplinary Cornell Global Grand Challenge explores how, and why, Earth’s beings are always on the move. This includes research by Dr. Steve Osofsky, DVM ’89, who has long studied the effects of fences on migratory elephants and other wildlife in southern Africa.
February 05, 2023
Congratulations to Maggie Swift, who will be joining us as an Atkinson Center Postdoctoral Fellow! Maggie will use advanced computer modeling to simulate elephant movements in southern Africa that will make it easier to evaluate scenarios for integrative, sustainable land-use management.