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A mysterious disease is rotting pumpkins across New York, a Cornell researcher reports

A Cornell plant pathologist is investigating a mysterious disease of pumpkins, that may be caused by a bacterium.

Simple change in cattle diets could cut E. coli infection

A simple change in cattle diets in the days before slaughter may reduce the risk of Escherichia coli (E. coli) infections in humans, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Cornell University microbiologists have discovered.

Cornell trustees executive committee to meet in New York City Sept. 10

The Cornell University Board of Trustees Executive Committee will meet in New York City on Thursday, Sept. 10. The meeting will be held in the Fall Creek Room of the Cornell Club of New York.

Clinton to nominate Cornell's Richardson to National Science Board

President Clinton has announced his intention to nominate Cornell Nobel laureate Robert C. Richardson to the National Science Board.

New professional administrative director of the Women's Resource Center schedules an open house for Oct. 7

The Cornell Women's Resource Center (WRC), a student organization, has a full-time, professional administrative director. Candace Rypisi (pronounced Re'pish), has taken the reins of the resource center.

First-known glass from an ancient era is discovered in Israel, Cornell researchers report

The first-known examples of glass from an ancient era, known as the Iron I archaeological period, were found this summer in the Cornell research area of the Tel Dor, Israel, archaeological site.

Multimedia statistics teaching software earns award for ILR's Paul Velleman

Paul Velleman, associate professor of social statistics, ILR School, has been named to receive the 1998 Educom Medal for his 'outstanding work developing technology-based programs to improve the teaching and learning of statistics.'

Cornell's Native Americas journal wins five media awards

Native Americas, a journal published by the Akwe:kon Press [pronounced ah-GWAY-go] at Cornell's American Indian Program, won five media awards at the 1998 Native American Journalists Association (NAJA).

'Garden Cities to Green Cities' symposium at Cornell Sept. 17-19

The College of Architecture, Art and Planning will host a two-day symposium, Sept. 17 - 19, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of Ebenezer Howard's influential book, 'Tomorrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform.'

Conference sites change for Nabokov Centenary Festival at Cornell Sept. 10-12

The locations of sessions of the Nabokov Centenary Festival's scholarly conference at Cornell University, Sept. 10-12, have been changed to accommodate larger audiences. Here is an updated schedule, with session times and locations.

Cornell Nanofabrication Facility gets renewed funding

The National Science Foundation has renewed Cornell's Nanofabrication Facility's (CNF) funding for a further five years.

Cornell's Eloy Rodriguez named E.E. Just Lecturer by American Society for Cell Biology

Eloy Rodriguez, the James A. Perkins Professor of Environmental Studies at Cornell, has been named the fifth annual E.E. Just Lecturer by the American Society for Cell Biology.