This course teaches students how to do science through formulating hypotheses, designing experiments, conducting statistical tests, and presenting results using posters and oral presentations.
This one-credit course is designed for students from any discipline who are interested in learning about the opportunities and challenges of farming on a relatively small scale, including part-time farming in combination with another career.
I taught a course in which students learned how the knowledge obtained from basic science (circadian rhythms) can be applied in many different aspects of our lives such as agricultural practices and human health.
Landscape architecture has been particularly active in the SJTU-CALS exchange through a series of 10 day design seminars and travel tours offered in the US and China in alternating years, supported by faculty collaborations and visiting scholar activities.
I supported establishment of the Cornell Institute for Biological Engineers and have served as its adviser since its founding.
The Introduction to Business Management, Foundations of Entrepreneurship and Business, and Guest Speaker Series on Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise course offerings (taken annually by more than 1,000 students at Cornell) develop strong functional competence in basic business skills and set foundations for business analytical skills, solving practical business and economic problems, and making an impact in society.
Applied Statistics: Biological Experiments in Practice is a class that provides hands-on experience in the design and analysis of basic experiments. Students learn how to develop a scientific question, formulate biological and statistical hypotheses, derive testable predictions, use different types of rigorous experimental designs, collect their own data, test the proposed hypotheses using appropriate statistical methods, and finally interpret the statistic results within a broader conceptual framework.
I am thrilled to join the Dyson community following my faculty appointment in the CALS Communication Department for the past 20 years. I look forward to contributing and learning from the Dyson faculty as a member of the decision making structure. Allow me to expand upon my experiences in teaching, advising, and building collaborative community.
In November 2008, I proposed to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) that the course ENTOMOLOGY 2410, Insect Pest Management for Practitioners, be approved as meeting the NYSDEC-mandated “30-hour pesticide training course” requirement or that the course be approved to provide appropriate credits for pesticide applicator recertification (required at three-year intervals). On Dec. 17, 2008, the NYSDEC denied my application because this course does not have a 100 percent mandatory attendance requirement.