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Food sciences feted at Stocking Hall dedication

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Oct 22, 2015
An Oct. 22 ceremony officially introduced Cornell University's renovated, state-of-the-art Stocking Hall, home to the Department of Food Sciences, which is expected to benefit New York's food economy. Read more

Fuller gift keeps Lab of Ornithology soaring

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Oct 22, 2015
H. Laurance Larry Fuller '60 and Nancy Lawrence Fuller '62 have endowed the Fuller Professor of Ornithology for top scientists in lab research. The first to hold the position is Irby Lovette. Read more

Cornell professors testify before House committee

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Oct 8, 2015
Capitol Hill met East Hill as the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs tapped two Cornell professors for their expertise on the economics of international food aid and the realities of Chinese-American relations. Read more

Cornell's Harvest NY plots northern expansion

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Oct 7, 2015
An expansion of Cornell Cooperative Extension's Harvest NY agriculture program allows the program to extend its economic development activities to support farmers in northern New York state. Read more

Zalaznick awards support course expansion, TAs

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Oct 1, 2015
Eight faculty members from four colleges were honored recently with awards from the Louis H. Zalaznick Teaching Assistantship program, allowing them to expand courses or add teaching assistants. Read more

Students find calm, comfort at Ag Quad 'farm'

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Sep 22, 2015
During Ag Day, a biannual event hosted by the Cornell chapter of the co-ed fraternity Alpha Zeta, the Ag Quad was transformed into a farm with animals and tractor activities to expose students to farming. Read more

Local Native Indian history buried in obscurity

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Sep 21, 2015
Native American sites abound in the Ithaca area but are hard to reach due to subsequent development and poor documentation, according to Kurt Jordan of the American Indian Program in a talk Sept. 19. Read more

George Hess, biochemist, dies at 92

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Sep 21, 2015
George Paul Hess, professor emeritus of biochemistry and a pioneer in the study of a class of proteins called ion channels that allow specific small molecules to enter cells, died Sept. 9. Read more

The scoop on Cornell Dairy's 24 Garrett Swirl

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Sep 18, 2015
The effort to mark the tenure of President Elizabeth Garrett includes the largest batch of ice cream Cornell Dairy dairy has ever produced. 24 Garrett Swirl features chocolate, caramel and mocha. Read more

Researchers study ways to disable algal bloom

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Sep 16, 2015
Cornell researchers set out to understand environmental and cellular triggers that lead to sudden, devastating algal growth and to interrupt cellular communication that causes algae to flourish. Read more

Cornell nanotech facility receives $8M NSF grant

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Sep 16, 2015
The National Science Foundation has selected the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility to be part of a newly established infrastructure. The facility will receive $8 million over five years. Read more

eHub grows space for student entrepreneurs

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Sep 14, 2015
Cornell and the Student Agencies Foundation have create eHub, slated to open in spring 2016, a 14,000 square foot entrepreneurship innovation center on College Avenue and in Kennedy Hall. Read more

Plant pathology student's 3-D printer draws a crowd

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Sep 11, 2015
Sean Patev, a graduate student in the field of plant pathology, is bringing his 3-D printer to Cornell University library events this fall as the library investigates installing maker spaces in several campus locations. Read more

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