The graham cracker village, with its ice cream cone trees, gum drop lanterns, chocolate graham cracker highways, fruit leather wreaths, candy cane doorways and shredded wheat rooftops looks like something from the kitchen of Willie Wonka's chocolate factory.
To help put the Ithaca community into the spirit of the season, the Cornell Dairy Bar will spread some holiday cheer with "The Lighting of the Cows" at 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Dairy Bar store on Tower Road.
Sylvia Earle, the oceanographer, marine biologist and author known for her record-setting descents in the sea, will speak Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Cornell on the topic "Exploring Troubled Waters."
While radio station traffic reporters track the annual migration patterns of Thanksgiving holiday celebrants, somewhere in the Pacific Ocean - off the western coast of South America - there are some leatherback turtles who have just begun to share their traffic information.
To commemorate the World Health Organization's ninth annual World AIDS Day, panels of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, an international memorial to those who have died of AIDS, will be displayed at Cornell Dec. 1-4.
For years, community and state services have been fragmented, problem-specific, crisis-driven and focused on "rescuing or fixing" families in trouble. From now on, New York state staff who work with families -- including those in New York City -- can use an approach developed by researchers at Cornell University that helps families develop their own capacity to solve problems and achieve long-lasting self-reliance.
Colonial Latin America. Latin American Women Writers. Bandits, Deviants and Rebels in Latin America. Labor in Developing Economies. One glance at the course listing in the brochure for Cornell's new concentration in Latin American studies reveals the breadth of this program, now available to undergraduates.
The average Internet surfer probably didn't notice, but an important shot in the battle over the future of the Internet was fired on Wednesday, Oct. 23, when the Cells In Frames Alliance, chaired by Scott Brim of Cornell University, announced the completion of version 1.0 of the Cells in Frames protocol specification.
The 12 Northeastern states are on a record-setting pace, to make 1996 one of the wettest - if not one of the most memorable - weather years in the last 102 years of weather data, according to a climatologist with the Northeast Regional Climate Center.
David D. Clark, Cornell University professor of nuclear science and engineering and former director of the Ward Laboratory of Nuclear Engineering, was elected a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society, the group's highest honor. He was honored for the achievement at the society's Nov. 12.
"We are all born with an enormous capacity for goodness and we all learn racism and other forms of oppression," says Kathy Castania, a multicultural expert at Cornell University. "We cannot be blamed for learning the racism we were taught, yet we have a responsibility to try to identify and interrupt the cycle of oppression."