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Cornell's 'Spring Field Ornithology' is open to general public, college students

"Spring Field Ornithology," the eight-week course that teaches identification, life histories and behavior of spring migrants and resident birds of the Finger Lakes area, is open to the general public.

Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine names Nita L. Irby, D.V.M., as director of Student Support Services

Nita L. Irby, D.V.M., has been named director of Student Support Services at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell. Announcing the appointment is acting Dean Donald F. Smith.

Robert Stewart Smith is named acting dean of Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Robert Stewart Smith, professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell, has been named acting dean of the school. The appointment was effective Jan. 16.

Fabric-eating cats sought for study at Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine Condition may be feline obsessive-compulsive disorder, animal-behavior experts suggest

One of the most bizarre and baffling cat behaviors, fabric-eating, is the subject of a new study at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, where nearby cats are sought for medical trials.

University consolidation offers one-stop shopping for scientific and business aid, facilities and technology licensing

Strengthening its outreach commitment to the local and statewide economies, Cornell has consolidated the economic-development functions of four of its technology-access units into a new Cornell Office of Economic Development.

Executive director named to Cornell's Einaudi Center for International Studies

David Lelyveld, a historian of South Asia and Islam, has been named executive director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies at Cornell.

Film, starring Alfre Woodard and Laurence Fishburne, is cornerstone of HBO's Black History Month programming

A film based on Cornell Professor David Feldshuh's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play, Miss Evers' Boys, will make its debut on HBO Feb. 22 at 9 p.m.

Platonic ethics is theme of Cornell's Townsend Lectures series

Julia E. Annas, Regents Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona, will explore Plato's contribution to ethical thought, the different interpretations of his work from antiquity to the present and the enduring interest in his moral philosophy in this year's Townsend Lectures in Classics.

Experiment in the upper atmosphere will be accessible to Internet users

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to learn about the upper atmosphere. Just ask someone who is. A Cornell rocket scientist, in cooperation with NASA and a local science museum, will be available online via the Internet to "chat" live.

Ellen Hart Pe–a will be the featured speaker during Health Awareness Week at Cornell, Feb. 10-14

An address by Ellen Hart Pe&241;a, wife of United States Secretary of Transportation Federico Pe–a, will highlight activities during Health Awareness Week on the Cornell campus, Feb. 10 through Feb. 14.

Jennie McGraw -- Willard Fiske romance is play's subject

Jennie McGraw, a Dryden socialite in the 1800s whose charitable contributions gave Cornell its chimes and Dryden its library, is the subject of a new musical, Jennie's Will.

Researchers produce images showing neurotransmitter in live cells

Cornell researchers, using non-linear laser-microscope technology developed at Cornell, have produced images displaying the neurotransmitter serotonin in live cells in real time, and they have for the first time measured the concentration of serotonin in secretory granules.