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Announcing launch of K. Lisa Yang Wildlife Health Fellows program


Check out this new opportunity for our next generation of wildlife health / One Health leaders!
Maggie Swift presentation news thumbnail showing an elephant.


Cornell postdoctoral researcher Dr. Maggie Swift recently presented at the Savanna Science Network Meeting in Kruger National Park, South Africa on forecasting savanna elephant movements using agent-based modeling.
Video interview with Drs. Steve Osofsky and Isabel Jimenezn


Johns Hopkins Science Diplomacy Coordinator and Cornell alum Isabel Jimenez, DVM '21, speaks with Professor Steve Osofsky about his career in conservation and how up-and-coming applied scientists can enhance their chances of translating their work into real change for good.
Sharks shown swimming in open water.

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.
K. Lisa Yang

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.
A typical double veterinary cordon fence in southern Africa

A new op-ed by Cornell's Dr. Steve Osofsky and World Wildlife Fund colleagues focuses on securing wildlife migration corridors in southern Africa.
Markus Hofmeyr with young rhino.

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.
An African elephant with birds hitching a ride coming towards the photographer

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.
Beyond Fences presentation


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.
A small herd of elephants in a river.


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.