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January 2024

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 buck white-tailed deer standing in a wooded area.

A new Cornell-led study shows that deer hunters were more likely to be swayed by social media messages about the potential risks of chronic wasting disease if they came from a source they believed aligned with their own views and values.
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.
A Red Fox shown trotting in a field.

Cornell researchers have discovered coronaviruses in wild carnivores that had never been reported in these species before.
A domestic cat shown outside.

Cats occupy a distinct position in the ecological networks of companion animals, humans and peri-domestic species – wild and feral animals living near human habitations – according to a recent review article by a team of Cornell researchers.