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Cornell president reviews discussions on proposed residential policy

Cornell University President Hunter Rawlings today (May 2) issued the following statement on the discussion that has taken place over the last six weeks in reference to his draft recommendations to the Board of Trustees concerning campus residential communities.

Cornell president issues statement on protest

Cornell's President Hunter Rawlings today (May 2) issued the following statement on the disruption of vehicular traffic that occurred this afternoon as part of a student protest

In the face of population growth, environmental degradation

Ranking as one of the world's greatest scientific and social achievements, the Green Revolution saved millions from starvation in the 1960s and 70s. Now, faced with increasing population growth, environmental degradation and problems of hunger, Cornell University scientists believe the future is bleak.

Cornell Public Service Center presents National Volunteer Week awards

Cornell students, led by the staff of the Public Service Center, celebrated National Volunteer Week, April 21-27. The highlights of the week included formal presentation of two service awards.

Cornell student awards benefit local human service agencies

Five Ithaca-area human services agencies are benefiting from the philanthropic spirit of Cornell students. EcoVillage, the Displaced Homemakers Center, the Ithaca Youth Bureau, the Greater Ithaca Activities Center and The Partnership are receiving $12,500 in financial support from Cornell Tradition Fellows.

Residential communities policy statement

This statement sets forth the broad policy to guide Cornell's residential communities. Specific plans to bring these principles to reality will be developed over the next five to seven years through consultation and involvement of the campus community.

Second annual Perkins Prize for Interracial Understanding and Harmony to be presented to Festival of Black Gospel on May 6

The annual Perkins Prize for Interracial Understanding and Harmony at Cornell will be awarded for the second time at a ceremony to be held Monday, May 6, at the A.D. White House.

Cornell commencement weekend will be May 25-26 with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as convocation speaker

Cornell President Hunter Rawlings will preside over the university's 128th commencement on Sunday, May 26, at Schoellkopf Stadium at 11 a.m. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will present an address at Senior Convocation.

Gannett Health Center to initiate co-pay fee

In order to maintain high-quality health services in the face of rising health care costs nationally, Cornell University's Gannett Health Center will initiate co-payments for clinician visits and psychological services beginning July 1

Cornell students will donate clothes to community agencies

Before they leave campus later this month, Cornell students are expected to donate about 15,000 items of clothing to several local community agencies.

Cornell Political Forum wins national award from Columbia Scholastic Press Association

Cornell Political Forum, a non-partisan political magazine published by undergraduate students, has received a national award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

Law professor Winnie F. Taylor is appointed associate provost at Cornell

Winnie F. Taylor, professor of law at Cornell University since 1990, has been appointed associate provost, President Hunter Rawlings and Provost Don M. Randel announced on May 1.