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Stanford chemist Richard Zare to lecture at Cornell on March 31 on Martian meteorite

Richard N. Zare, the Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, will give the Harry S. Kieval Lecture In Physics at Cornell on Monday, March 31.

Sol Gruner, Princeton physicist, is named director of CHESS at Cornell

Sol M. Gruner, a Princeton University physicist, has been appointed director of the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) at Cornell, effective Sept. 1.

Francis A. Kallfelz is named James Law Professor at Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine

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.

Health executives development program is May 4-9 at Cornell

A five-day intensive professional development program for health executives is slated for May 4 through 9 at Cornell. The Health Executives Development Program, now in its 39th year.

Recycle Ithaca's Bicycles (RIBs) urgently needs volunteers

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.

UCLA professor to discuss Milton and Spenser on sex and theology, April 7

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."

Cornell cloning expert testifies at New York State Senate hearing

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.

Historian of the American West to give three lectures at Cornell

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.

Insect advocate May Berenbaum to speak at Boyce Thompson Institute at Cornell on March 26

May R. Berenbaum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will discuss plants, chemicals and insects in a lecture titled "Chemical Co-Evolution: Plant Poisons, P-450s & Papilionids" on March 26.

Attorney profiled in the best seller A Civil Action to speak at Cornell Law School March 26 on legal ethics, justice and life as a litigator

Jan Schlichtmann JD '77, the principal plaintiffs' attorney in a major environmental civil case documented in the paperback best seller A Civil Action, will participate in a panel discussion on March 26.

Award-Winning Human Ecology Mentor Program helps new Cornell students through transition

Before Uyen Nguyen ever got to Cornell last fall, an upperclassman wrote to welcome her to campus and say he'd be her mentor during her first year here. "It's easy to feel lost here because Cornell is such a big university, but having a mentor made me feel like I belonged, that people actually cared about me," said Nguyen.

New book focuses on wound-closing biomaterials and devices

Every wound requires biomaterials to close it. A new book provides comprehensive information on state-of-the-art, innovative biomaterials, devices and techniques used in wound closure.