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Cornell engineering students break down science of water plant technology for Hondurans

Engineering students on the AguaClara Project Team pitched the idea of a water plant to the town of Ciudad Espana during the students' two-week stay in Honduras, Jan. 4-20. (Feb. 13, 2008)

Cornell Library exhibition celebrates pivotal moments in black history

'Celebrating Black History: Pivotal Moments, Unique Collections,' a Cornell University Library exhibition, honors the history and contributions African-Americans have made to American life. (Feb. 13, 2008)

Poet Ken McClane celebrates his family at Sage Chapel Africana Sunday service

Kenneth McClane, the W.E.B. DuBois Professor of Literature at Cornell, will offer a reflection on family and a tribute to his parents as part of the 2008 Sage Chapel Vespers Africana Sunday Series Feb. 17 at 4 p.m. (Feb. 12, 2008)

Early nights, exercise and support seen as keys to combating student mental illness

Time management, a healthy diet, exercise and a regular sleep schedule are some of the most effective tools available to students to help combat mental illness, agreed a panel of experts Feb. 8. (Feb. 12, 2008)

Cornellians confer at Boston Mosaic

Alumni, faculty and members of the incoming Class of 2012 attended the Cornell Mosaic conference, which offers Cornellians, particularly African-American, Latino and Asian alumni, opportunities to network and keep current on Cornell events. (Feb. 7, 2008)

Pinstrup-Andersen pioneers a program to take issues of hunger and poverty to their global grassroots

World Food Prize laureate and Cornell professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen's course takes a social entrepreneurial approach to world food policy, and he is training educators worldwide on how to the use materials to run participatory courses. (Feb. 6, 2008)

Weill Cornell in Qatar is on track, now adding research and soon patient care

As the first class of doctors is set to graduate from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, the triple mission of the institution is ready to proceed, with the research aspect being added now, and patient care set to follow in 2011. (Feb. 5, 2008)

Alumna veterinarian volunteers for Haiti animal project

Vermont veterinarian Karen Anderson, a 1982 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine, spent almost two weeks in Haiti last year helping to spread knowledge about caring for and treating animals. (Feb. 5, 2008)

John Mennell '82 heads literacy program for children

John Mennell '82 runs a literacy project, MagazineLiteracy.org, that puts new magazines in the hands of children who love to read. (Feb. 5, 2008)