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Libe Slope features living art display

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

Errant methane plumes detected over Marcellus wells

Apr 20, 2014
Using an airplane to detect greenhouse emissions emanating from freshly drilled shale gas wells in Pennsylvania's Marcellus basin, Cornell and Purdue scientists have found that leaked methane is more of a problem than previously thought. Read more

Kenya's drought insurance helps Islamic herders

Apr 20, 2014
Cornell is the major research partner in a consortium that is creating culturally acceptable insurance products to reduce the impact of extreme weather on some of the developing world's most vulnerable populations. Read more

Cornell initiates semester abroad in Havana

Apr 17, 2014
For the first time, Cornell students can spend a semester abroad in Cuba, conducting research in the life sciences and taking courses at the University of Havana beginning this August. Read more

At parched delta, prologue of ecological tale begins

Apr 14, 2014
Where once the Colorado River flowed with 5 trillion gallons of water into its verdant delta at the Gulf of California, that gush has trickled to zero. Cornell and Paleontological Research Institution researchers gathered baseline samples to understand the delta's ecological profile. Read more

Dyson again ranked No. 3 by Bloomberg Businessweek

Apr 8, 2014
For the third year in a row, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management has been ranked No. 3 in the nation in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2014 Ranking of Best Undergraduate Business Schools. Read more

Course connects students with Hopi community

Mar 31, 2014
A course developed by Angela Gonzales, associate professor of development sociology, connects her 15 students with nonprofit organizations on the Hopi Reservation in northeastern Arizona, to work collaboratively on projects that address community needs. Read more