Six valuable plants have been stolen from the Clement Gray Bowers Rhododendron Collection at Cornell, and Cornell Plantations officials are hoping for their return. Two of the rhododendrons are irreplaceable, according to Plantations Curator Mary Hirshfeld, because they are hybrids that were propagated from an original parent plant.
The Cornell Political Forum, a 12-year-old student organization at Cornell that publishes the award-winning quarterly journal of the same name, will host a panel discussion on China on Monday, March 31, at 8 p.m. in Auditorium D of Goldwin Smith Hall.
Francis A. Kallfelz, D.V.M., has been appointed a James Law Professor of Medicine at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine. His appointment was approved by the Cornell Board of Trustees at its March meeting.
Recycle Ithaca's Bicycles, Southside Community Center's bicycle program, urgently needs volunteers on a regular basis to work two to six hours weekly, both from home or on-site at its new home on South Corn Street.
Debora Kuller Shuger, professor of English at the University of California at Los Angeles, will visit Cornell in April to deliver a lecture titled "Glutinous Gums and the Stream of Consciousness: The Theology of Milton's Comus."
State lawmakers should not move hastily to ban cloning research because it could yield medical breakthroughs that benefit humanity, a Cornell cloning pioneer told a New York State Senate Committee last week.
Patricia Nelson Limerick, a professor of history at the University of Colorado at Boulder and one of the pioneers of the trend known as "New Western History," will deliver three Carl Becker Lectures at Cornell March 31 through April 2. She will deliver the lectures, which are free and open to the public.