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Executive director named to Cornell's Einaudi Center for International Studies

David Lelyveld, a historian of South Asia and Islam, has been named executive director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies at Cornell.

Film, starring Alfre Woodard and Laurence Fishburne, is cornerstone of HBO's Black History Month programming

A film based on Cornell Professor David Feldshuh's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play, Miss Evers' Boys, will make its debut on HBO Feb. 22 at 9 p.m.

Platonic ethics is theme of Cornell's Townsend Lectures series

Julia E. Annas, Regents Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona, will explore Plato's contribution to ethical thought, the different interpretations of his work from antiquity to the present and the enduring interest in his moral philosophy in this year's Townsend Lectures in Classics.

Experiment in the upper atmosphere will be accessible to Internet users

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to learn about the upper atmosphere. Just ask someone who is. A Cornell rocket scientist, in cooperation with NASA and a local science museum, will be available online via the Internet to "chat" live.

Ellen Hart Pe–a will be the featured speaker during Health Awareness Week at Cornell, Feb. 10-14

An address by Ellen Hart Pe&241;a, wife of United States Secretary of Transportation Federico Pe–a, will highlight activities during Health Awareness Week on the Cornell campus, Feb. 10 through Feb. 14.

Jennie McGraw -- Willard Fiske romance is play's subject

Jennie McGraw, a Dryden socialite in the 1800s whose charitable contributions gave Cornell its chimes and Dryden its library, is the subject of a new musical, Jennie's Will.

Researchers produce images showing neurotransmitter in live cells

Cornell researchers, using non-linear laser-microscope technology developed at Cornell, have produced images displaying the neurotransmitter serotonin in live cells in real time, and they have for the first time measured the concentration of serotonin in secretory granules.

Harold Tanner '52 elected chairman of Cornell's Board of Trustees

Harold Tanner, a 1952 graduate of Cornell and president of Tanner & Co. Inc. of New York, was unanimously elected chairman of the Cornell Board of Trustees at its first meeting of 1997 in New York City on Saturday, Jan. 25.

Research on groundhogs may cast a light on biological rhythms

Knowing why the groundhog comes out of hibernation in early February may have more import than predicting winter's end, Cornell researchers have found.

$1 million in grants will expand writing program

Cornell has received two grants totaling $1 million to expand the John S. Knight Writing Program, which seeks to improve student writing and the teaching of writing.

John McCord lives up to expectations for the cagers

Since the day he first arrived on the Cornell campus in August of 1995, there has been a lot of talk about John McCord and his prowess on the basketball court.

Cornell joins broad task force in NYC watershed recommendations

A grassroots consortium of landowners, loggers and forest industry representatives, working together with interested organizations and the Cornell Water Resources Institute, has issued 14 recommendations.