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Preordering School Lunches Leads to Healthier Choices

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May 3, 2013
CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE:  Friday, May 3, 2013  Contact: Joe Schwartz Phone:  (607) 254-6235 Joe.Schwartz@cornell.edu Preordering School Lunches Leads to Healthier Choices ITHACA, N.Y. — Parents hoping to nudge their children into making healthier food choices should encourage them to pick their lunches before even entering the cafeteria. A recent Cornell University study […] Read more

Cornell students seek World Series of Birding title

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May 2, 2013
 CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE:  Thursday, May 2, 2013  Contact: Joe Schwartz Phone:  (607) 254-6235 Joe.Schwartz@cornell.edu Cornell students seek World Series of Birding title ITHACA, N.Y. — A team of Cornell University students has feathers, finals, and fundraising on their minds. On the heels of semester-ending exams comes another big test: the annual World […] Read more

YardWorks contest: NY Neighbors being called on to join forces and create bird-friendly yards

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May 1, 2013
CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE  FOR RELEASE:  May 1, 2013 Contact: Joe Schwartz Office: 607-254-6235 joe.schwartz@cornell.edu or Pat Leonard Office: 607-254-2137 pel27@cornell.edu YardWorks contest: NY Neighbors being called on to join forces and create bird-friendly yards Winning state residents will get free landscape design help from Cornell Universit ITHACA, N.Y. – An area the size […] Read more

Fleeing Facebook: Study examines why people quit – and come back – to the ‘global aquarium’

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Apr 30, 2013
CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE FOR RELEASE:  April 30, 2013 Contact: Syl Kacapyr Office: 607-255-7701 Email: vpk6@cornell.edu NOTE: A copy of the study and additional information is available at https://cornell.box.com/FleeingFacebook Fleeing Facebook: Study examines why people quit – and come back – to the ‘global aquarium’ ITHACA, N.Y. – With more than a billion active […] Read more

Texas weather helps Cornell ‘Team Sapsucker’ obliterate U.S. birding record

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Apr 26, 2013
CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Texas weather helps Cornell ‘Team Sapsucker’ obliterate U.S. birding record Friday, April 26, 2013 In a race against time, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Team Sapsucker obliterated the previous U.S. record for the number of bird species identified in a 24-hour period. These six birders, all members of the Lab’s staff, went […] Read more

Wildfires can burn hot without ruining soil, new study finds

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Apr 23, 2013
CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE FOR RELEASE:  April 23, 2013 Contact: John Carberry Office: 607-255-5353 Cell: 607-227-0767 johncarberry@cornell.edu Wildfires can burn hot without ruining soil, new study finds ITHACA, N.Y. – When scientists torched an entire 22-acre watershed in Portugal in a recent experiment, their research yielded a counterintuitive result: Large, hot fires do not […] Read more

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