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Linked courses study wildlife conservation in Costa Rica

To fully understand efforts to protect sea turtles and other tropical animals, it's useful to visit a place like Costa Rica and meet the people involved. It's even more helpful to be guided by experts in both the fields of biology and psychology/sociology, as a group of Cornell students were in 2011. Read More

Condon publishes new research in Science

Walsh discovers passion for wildlife education

Six courses traveled to tropical field stations in February

Research on ornate box turtles in Iowa  

 

Rain forest fruit fly wing comparisons  

 

Entomology class visits local prairie  

 

Block 1 Wilderness Term in northern Minnesota  

 

Fire coral research in The Bahamas  

 

Assisting with Operation Walk in El Salvador  

 

Tropical plant/insect research in Ecuador  

 

Collecting bromeliads for study in Florida  

 

Tracking wolves and lynx in Minnesota  

 

Department of Biology

Biology is best learned by doing, and Cornell's One Course At A Time schedule allows us to immerse ourselves in our work, both in the field and the lab.  We also provide a range of summer research and independent study opportunities that have led to many recent awards, scholarships, and publications.