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Winter season clobbered the region with 147 billion tons of the white stuff

Just days from the official start of summer - June 20 at 10:24 p.m. EDT - climatologists from the Northeast Regional Climate Center (NRCC) at Cornell won't let you soon forget this past winter's snow.

Cornell-based journal promotes contemporary African art

Scholars and collectors interested in African art have long focused their attention on traditional works -- particularly the wooden sculptures and ethnographic artifacts that may be seen in today's Western museums and are described in mainstream art history textbooks.

Cornell alumni gather to celebrate Dr. Michael Latham June 20-24

A group of alumni of the Cornell International Nutrition Program are gathering in Ithaca this week to honor the work, life and ideas of their friend and mentor, Michael Latham, M.D., Cornell professor of international nutritional sciences.

Biddy Martin appointed associate dean of Arts and Sciences

Biddy Martin, the chair of Cornell University's Department of German Studies for the past two years, has been appointed associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1.

Executive Committee of Cornell Trustees will meet in New York City on June 20

The Cornell Board of Trustees Executive Committee will meet in New York City on Thursday, June 20. The meeting will be held in Room A/B of the Cornell Club of New York, 6 East 44th St.

Executive Committee of Cornell Trustees approves administrative appointments

The Executive Committee of the Cornell Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the appointment of a number of key university administrators.

Exxon matching gift program nets Cornell $270,000

The Exxon Education Foundation, which donates $3 for every $1 Exxon employees and retirees contribute to colleges and universities, recently presented Cornell with a check for $270,267.

Temporary bus stop is added on East Avenue on Cornell campus

Cornell transportation officials have announced that a temporary bus stop has been added on East Avenue, by Stimson Hall, to address the needs of southbound passengers generated by the Sage Hall renovation project.

New Cornell report summarizes worldwide hidden hunger problem and offers international research agenda

More than 2 billion people -- one-third of the planet's population -- suffer from "hidden hunger," debilitating mineral and vitamin deficiencies that impair growth, physical and intellectual development, activity and survival, especially among women, infants and children in developing nations.

Fire department leads investigation in McGraw Place blaze

The Ithaca Fire Department, in cooperation with the Ithaca Police Department and Cornell Police, is investigating a fire of suspicious origin that broke out shortly after 3 a.m. today (June 10) at the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house at 2 McGraw Place.

Three on Cornell faculty named 1996 Weiss Presidential Fellows for distinguished teaching of undergraduates

Cornell President Hunter Rawlings has named the 1996 Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellows, honoring their "effective, inspiring and distinguished teaching of undergraduate students."

Study: 'Nuisance-barking' dogs respond best to citronella spray collars

When it comes to calming "nuisance-barking" dogs, a spritz of fragrance under the chin is more effective than electric shock, a test by the Animal Behavior Clinic at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine has found.