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Institute for the Social Sciences grants awards

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May 20, 2014
From conducting archaeological research in the Republic of Armenia to exploring how rumors spread through Twitter, the Institute for the Social Sciences' small grants program funded 22 faculty members' projects for the 2013-14 year. Read more

Actor Ed Helms to help celebrate Cornell graduation

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May 20, 2014
Cornell's 146th Graduation Weekend highlights include the Senior Convocation Address by actor Ed Helms, who portrayed the fictional alumnus Andy Bernard '93 on TV's 'The Office,' and President David Skorton's Commencement Address. Read more

Reunioners can revel in new ice cream flavor

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May 13, 2014
For their 60th reunion, David and Mary Call helped create a new flavor of ice cream at the Cornell Dairy Bar. Big Red Reunion Revel features a white chocolate, cherry swirl and chocolate chunks. Read more

Control methane now, greenhouse gas expert warns

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May 12, 2014
As the shale gas boom continues, the atmosphere receives more methane, adding to Earth's greenhouse gas problem. A Cornell ecology professor fears that we may not be many years away from an environmental tipping point – and disaster. Read more

Einaudi Center announces spring grants

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May 12, 2014
The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has awarded 11 seed grants and 11 small grants to faculty from five Cornell colleges in its spring 2014 grant competitions. Read more

UV-B light zaps cucumber disease

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May 5, 2014
A new study by scientists at Cornell and in Norway finds that UV-B light suppresses cucumber powdery mildew; less use of fungicides may result from the finding. Read more

New website links land owners and seekers

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May 4, 2014
The new website Finger Lakes LandLink seeks to link small-scale farmers with landowners to put more land in the region into agricultural production and support the local food economy. Read more

Student magazine reports on undergrad research

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May 1, 2014
At the 13th annual release party April 30 for The Research Paper, a student-run magazine that highlights the research achievements of Cornell undergraduates, several students discussed their research with the Cornell community. Read more

Eel expert Bowser wins distinguished EPA award

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Apr 27, 2014
For freshwater environmental education projects and for helping save the American eel throughout the New York City region, Chris Bowser, an extension support specialist for Cornell's New York State Water Resources Institute, has won a U.S. EPA Environmental Quality Award. Read more

Libe Slope features living art display

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Apr 24, 2014
Recent transfer student and horticulture enthusiast Justin Kondrat '14 has led a project with the help of nearly 100 Cornellians to plant some 50,000 blooming flowers that spell out the word "rooted" in 10-foot letters on Libe Slope; the display will glow nightly until May 1. Read more

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