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'Sweet Cornell' ice cream evokes sesquicentennial

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Dec 3, 2014
Evoking the charm of swaying corn growing on an upstate farm and recalling 150 years of agricultural science, students in Food Science 1101 developed an ice cream worthy of Cornell’s Sesquicentennial: Sweet Cornell. Read more

Land use looms as large factor in global warming

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Dec 3, 2014
For the world’s deteriorating environment, don’t blame burning fossil fuels exclusively. Land use and land cover changes contribute about 40 percent to “radiative forcing,” a key factor in global warming, according to a new study by Cornell scientists. Read more

Cornell Rewind: 'Above all nations is humanity'

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Nov 20, 2014
Organized by Modesto Quiroga, Cornell’s Cosmopolitan Club first met Nov. 10, 1904, in Barnes Hall, with 60 students attending. For the next five decades, the Cosmopolitan Club fostered international awareness and elevated peaceful thoughts. Read more

Expert offers feasible, statewide green energy plan

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Nov 20, 2014
Professor Emeritus Tony Ingraffea explained a statewide green energy plan in his keynote address at the President’s Sustainable Campus Committee annual summit Nov. 18, and winners of the Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Award were announced. Read more

Four new MOOCs offered for spring 2015

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Oct 29, 2014
With Cornell's four new MOOCs for spring 2015, students from all over the world can survey global hospitality management, tour technology inside your smart phone, fix ecologically broken places and explore eating from an ethical perspective. Read more

Cornell Rewind: White buys Europe's finest books, profs

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Oct 16, 2014
Months before the first students arrived for the first-ever semester at Cornell University, the school’s tiny faculty and administration – chiefly President Andrew Dickson White – set about placing figurative cornerstones for educational success. Read more

State dairy leaders gather for second Yogurt Summit

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Oct 16, 2014
With the state's dairy industry tearing through an economic boom, Cornell hosted the second New York State Yogurt and Dairy Summit Oct. 15, featuring Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy, Agriculture and about 100 industry and government leaders. Read more

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