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Nominations sought for Cornell Business & Technology Park's Community Service Awards

Nominations are being accepted through Friday, June 26, for the annual Community Service Awards presented to companies located in the Cornell Business & Technology Park (CBTP) in the village of Lansing.

Cornell Board of Trustees Executive Committee meets in New York City June 25

The Cornell Board of Trustees Executive Committee will meet in New York City Thursday, June 25. The meeting will be held in the Fall Creek Room of the Cornell Club of New York,

Rebecca Quinn Morgan is elected an at-large trustee of Cornell University

Rebecca Quinn Morgan of Los Altos Hills, Calif., has been elected to the Cornell University Board of Trustees as a trustee at-large for a four-year term, effective July 1, 1998.

Japanese builders turn to Cornell to learn how to build houses that are valued for longer than 20 years

In Japan, where typical houses are less than half the size of average American houses but cost two to three times more and maintain value for only about 20 years before they become worthless and are demolished, home builders are turning to Cornell.

Charles Wolfram named interim dean of the Cornell Law School

Charles W. Wolfram, the Charles Frank Reavis Sr. Professor of Law at the Cornell Law School, has been named interim dean of the Law School effective Aug. 1.

Musicologist is revising the Koechel catalog of Mozart's works

Classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has become a cultural icon whose image and music are used to sell everything from cars to chocolates. Can there be anything new to say about him or his music?

Cornell will be the new home of Dutch Bulb Program

The influential Dutch Bulb Program in the United States is moving to Cornell from Raleigh, N.C. The selection announcement notes that the move is a tribute to Cornell's extremely long and prestigious horticultural tradition.

Trans-Atlantic scientific cooperation agreement signed to develop edible vaccines

An exclusive research and license agreement was announced today (June 14) by the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research (BTI), Ithaca, N.Y., and Axis Genetics, PLC, Cambridge, England.

A way to measure the bonds that hold together a single molecule is developed by Cornell physicists

Ever since the invention in 1982 of the scanning tunneling microscope (STM), which can see single atoms, scientists have been trying to use the instrument to examine the bonds that hold atoms together in molecules.

Quick thinkers at Zurn Industries may have spared Jamestown, N.Y., from a Japanese pine sawyer beetle infestation

It's not every day that plumbing-supply warehouse employees get a chance to protect the environment. Thanks to the employees' keen eyes and quick thinking, the area around Jamestown, N.Y., may have been spared an infestation of harmful Japanese pine sawyer beetles.

Challenge Industries Inc. and GIAC/Dilmun Hill Cornell Student Farm win 1998 Tompkins County Trust Co.'s Robert S. Smith Awards

A Challenge Industries Inc. project and another project that combines the talents of the Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) and the Dilmun Hill Cornell Student Farm have won 1998 Tompkins County Trust Co.'s Robert S. Smith Awards for community progress and innovation.

The tree swallow Nest-Box Cam family raises its young on the Internet

Ornithologists have taken voyeurism a step further by installing a video camera in the home of a pair of nesting tree swallows. The seemingly oblivious birds at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology are raising a family in full view of the World Wide Web.