CU in Nature website encourages students to get outside

Students can feel overwhelmed by the pressures associated with getting a top-quality education, but a new website and programming aims – by nature – to lower their stress levels.

CUinNature.cornell.edu, which launched this fall, is a clearinghouse for the many natural areas on campus, including the Cornell Botanic Gardens, most just a short walk away for students. Don Rakow, associate professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science, Horticulture Section, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is hoping students take advantage of an easily accessible antidote for academic and other stressors. Full Article