In the News
November 03, 2022
If Dr. Benjamin Jakobek decides to write a book, I will be first in line to buy it. As he tells me about some of the projects he’s been a part of, including capturing and collaring muskox in Nunavik and working to transport caribou to a protected environment, he is a reminder to all of us aspiring veterinarians that we will one day have the capability and arguably, the responsibility, to help protect wild animals and places around the world....
March 21, 2022
Cornell’s Zoo and Wildlife Society hosted its first Wildlife Conservation Day Feb. 26, a one-day symposium devoted to education and training for students with an interest in non-domestic species.
February 01, 2022
Cornell veterinary student Colleen Sorge, DVM '24, speaks with Cornell Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Robin Radcliffe about his career in wildlife health and conservation.
January 31, 2022
The Cornell Wildlife Health Center continues to enhance synergy among many of Cornell’s wildlife-focused programs, expand student learning opportunities, and capitalize on earnest interdisciplinary approaches to addressing key wildlife conservation and related public health challenges.
December 14, 2021
Cornell's Dr. Robin Radcliffe and his research team won a 2021 Ig Nobel for their work in Namibia on methods of relocating black rhinos—which is often vital to protect the critically endangered species from poachers.
November 22, 2021
The Wildlife Disease Association highlights Cornell wildlife veterinarian Dr. Robin Radcliffe and his team, who were awarded an Ig Nobel prize for their rhino health research.
September 22, 2021
Watch the announcement of this year's Ig Nobel Transportation Prize, awarded to a Cornell-led team for their research on whether it's safer for rhinos to be transported upside-down or on their side.
September 22, 2021
A Cornell-led study that hung rhinoceroses upside down to see what effect it had on the animals to aid conservation efforts has been awarded one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes.
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.
April 05, 2021
A research team led by Cornell's Dr. Robin Radcliffe found that airlifting critically endangered black rhinos upside down when moving them away from poaching hotspots is better for rhino health than lying them down on stretchers.