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Jungle medicine, Henry Thoreau are among topics for Cornell Plantations' Fall '97 lecture series

Ten plant-related topics, from the natural history of Henry Thoreau to the search for new jungle medicine, are scheduled in the Cornell Plantations Fall 1997 Lecture Series, beginning Sept. 18.

Cornell study shows that teachers are key to workbook's success in helping reduce aggressive behavior in children

Although numerous programs try to help children recognize and deal with verbal and physical aggression, one Cornell University program has been shown to significantly reduce children's aggressive behavior.

U.S. could feed 800 million people with grain that livestock eat, Cornell ecologist advises animal scientists

From one ecologist's perspective, the American system of farming grain-fed livestock consumes resources far out of proportion to the yield, accelerates soil erosion, affects world food supply and will be changing in the future.

U.S. could feed 800 million people with grain that livestock eat, Cornell ecologist advises animal scientists

MONTREAL -- From one ecologist's perspective, the American system of farming grain-fed livestock consumes resources far out of proportion to the yield, accelerates soil erosion, affects world food supply and will be changing in the future.

Compost hounds are headed for tummy trouble, Cornell veterinary toxicologist warns

The 'greening' of American backyards - as more people turn to composting food scraps - is turning some dogs a bilious shade of green. Certain microorganisms and the toxins they produce can sicken or even kill dogs that get into the wrong compost pile, a Cornell veterinary toxicologist is warning.

U A W Local 2300 and Cornell reach tentative agreement

Local 2300 of the United Auto Workers and Cornell have tentatively reached agreement on a four-year contract that both parties endorse. A ratification vote is scheduled for Thursday evening and Friday morning and afternoon.

Cornell entomologist confirms season's first Asian long-horned beetles have been found in Amityville

A Cornell entomologist has confirmed the summer's first adult Asian long-horned beetles have emerged from their larval stage, and several have been found in hardwood trees in Amityville. The beetle attacks and kills hardwoods like the Norway maple.

Dean L. Taylor, Cornell engineering professor and leader in computer-aided design, died July 31

Dean Lee Taylor, a Cornell University professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and a leading researcher and educator in computer-aided design, died at home in Ithaca July 31.

Study of Graduate Record Exam shows it does little to predict graduate school success

The Graduate Record Examination does little to predict who will do well in graduate school for psychology and quite likely in other fields as well, according to a new study by Cornell and Yale universities. (Aug. 4, 1997)

Robert 'Jeff' Wagenet, former Cornell chair of Soil, Crop and Atmospheric Sciences, dies at 46

Robert J. "Jeff" Wagenet, Cornell University professor and former chair of the Soil, Crop and Atmospheric Sciences Department, died July 31 of cancer. He was 46. Wagenet came to Cornell in 1982 as an associate professor in the agronomy department.

U.S. Rep. Hinchey to present welcoming address Aug. 3 at national agroforestry conference at Cornell

U.S. Rep. Maurice D. Hinchey (D-N.Y.) will present the welcoming address to scientists and foresters attending an agroforestry conference hosted by Cornell University on Sunday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m., in Trillium Dining Hall, Kennedy Hall, on the Cornell.

Cornell ILR School panel examines organized labor on Aug. 28

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University will hold its annual Labor Day celebration Thursday, Aug. 28, at noon in Room G10 of the Biotechnology Building.