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.