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Encyclopedia > New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
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The New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University (CALS) is a statutory college of the State University of New York and is considered by many to be the top school of agriculture-related sciences in the world. With about 3,100 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students enrolled, it is the third-largest college of its kind in the United States and the second-largest undergraduate college or school at Cornell. It is the only school of agriculture in the Ivy League. Image File history File links Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences logo from http://www. ... Image File history File links Please see the file description page for further information. ... Plant Biology at Cornell is a department at Cornell University dedicated to study and research into plant biology. ... For other uses of the name Cornell, see Cornell (disambiguation). ... In higher education in the US state of New York, a statutory college is a college or school that is a component of a university which is officially designated a private university, but such component receives significant public funding from New York State and is administratively also part of the... The State University of New York (acronym SUNY; usually pronounced SOO-nee) is a system of public institutions of higher education in New York, United States. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... A graduate school or grad school (American English), or, in British English a postgraduate school, is a school that awards advanced degrees, with the general requirement that students must have earned an undergraduate (bachelors) degree. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... The Ivy League is an athletics association, founded in 1954, of eight universities located in the eastern United States. ...


Established in 1874 as the Department of Agriculture, the department became a college in 1888. In 1904, eminent botanist and horticulturist Liberty Hyde Bailey, along with New York State farmers, convinced the New York Legislature to financially support the agriculture college at Cornell, a private university that had been established in 1865 as New York’s land-grant institution. Thus, it became a statutory college, and changed its name from the College of Agriculture to the New York State College of Agriculture. The name of the college was finally changed to New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 1971. 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Botany is the scientific study of plant life. ... The Latin words hortus (garden plant) and cultura (culture) together form horticulture, classically defined as the culture or growing of garden plants. ... Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954) was an American botanist and cofounder of the American Society for Horticultural Science. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... The New York Legislature is the legislative branch of the U.S. state of New York, seated at the states capital, Albany. ... A professor giving a lecture at the Helsinki University of Technology A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ... 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. ... Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land grant institutions) are US institutions which have been designated by Congress to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. ... In higher education in the US state of New York, a statutory college is a college or school that is a component of a university which is officially designated a private university, but such component receives significant public funding from New York State and is administratively also part of the... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ...


As part of Cornell's land-grant mission, the college jointly administers New York's cooperative extension program with the College of Human Ecology and it runs both the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, in Geneva, New York, and the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, in addition to many other research facilities around the state [1]. Is a non-formal educational program designed to help people use research-based knowledge to improve their lifes. ... The College of Human Ecology (HumEc) is a statutory college at Cornell University. ... Geneva is a city located in Ontario County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 13,617. ...


Degrees

The undergraduate programs lead to the Bachelor of Science in at least one of the 23 currently offered majors. The college also offers the following graduate degrees in various field of study through the Graduate School: In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ... A graduate school or grad school (American English), or, in British English a postgraduate school, is a school that awards advanced degrees, with the general requirement that students must have earned an undergraduate (bachelors) degree. ... The Graduate School is a graduate school at Cornell University; it confers most professional and research masters degree and doctoral degrees in various fields of study for the university. ...

This article needs cleanup. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ...

Departments

  • Animal Science
  • Applied Economics and Management
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering (with the College of Engineering)
  • Biometry and Statistics
  • Communication
  • Crop and Soil Sciences
  • Development Sociology
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (with the College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences)
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Education
  • Entomology
  • Food Science
  • Horticulture
  • International Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Natural Resources
  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Plant Pathology

College of Engineering logo Cornell Universitys College of Engineering was founded in 1870 as the Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts. ... College of Engineering logo Cornell Universitys College of Engineering was founded in 1870 as the Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts. ... College of Arts & Sciences logo The Arts Quad includes the original three buildings of the University, Morrill Hall, McGraw Hall, and White Hall, seen on the left. ...

External links

  • New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University
  • Explore Cornell: Ag Quad
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension


Units of Cornell University
Undergraduate Colleges and Schools:

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences | College of Architecture, Art and Planning | College of Arts and Sciences | College of Engineering | School of Hotel Administration | College of Human Ecology | School of Industrial and Labor Relations For other uses of the name Cornell, see Cornell (disambiguation). ... Download high resolution version (1600x1595, 140 KB)taken from http://www. ... The College of Architecture, Art and Planning (AAP) at Cornell University was established in 1871 as the School of Architecture, offering the first four-year course of study in architecture in the United States. ... College of Arts & Sciences logo The Arts Quad includes the original three buildings of the University, Morrill Hall, McGraw Hall, and White Hall, seen on the left. ... College of Engineering logo Cornell Universitys College of Engineering was founded in 1870 as the Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts. ... The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, one of the endowed colleges of Cornell University, is a world-renowned school for hospitality management founded in 1922. ... The College of Human Ecology (HumEc) is a statutory college at Cornell University. ... The New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) at Cornell University was established in 1944 (first students admitted 1945) as the worlds first school for college-level study in industrial and labor relations. ...

Graduate/Professional Colleges and Schools:

Graduate School | Law School | S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management | Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City | Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar | Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences | College of Veterinary Medicine The Graduate School is a graduate school at Cornell University; it confers most professional and research masters degree and doctoral degrees in various fields of study for the university. ... Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University. ... The S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management (JGSM) is the business school of Cornell University. ... The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences is the medical school and biomedical research unit of Cornell University. ... The Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) was established on April 9, 2001, when Cornell University signed an agreement with the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development to bring a branch of its medical school to Education City, Qatar near the capital of Doha. ... The New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University was founded in 1894, and is only one of two institutes of veterinary medicine in the Ivy League in the United States. ...


Units of the State University of New York
University Centers: Albany | Binghamton | Buffalo | Stony Brook
Other Doctoral-Granting Institutions: College of Environmental Science and Forestry | HSC Brooklyn | HSC Syracuse | NYS College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Cornell) | NYS College of Ceramics (Alfred) | NYS College of Human Ecology (Cornell) | NYS College of Veterinary Medicine (Cornell) | NYS School of Industrial and Labor Relations (Cornell) | State College of Optometry
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Online Program: SUNY Learning Network .

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