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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)

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)

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)

CU students help celebrate a new chapter in Honduran town of Tamara -- the promise of clean, treated water

A dedication ceremony for a new water treatment plant in Tamara, Honduras, was attended by 18 Cornell engineering students who visited the country Jan. 4-20. (Feb. 4, 2008)

Activist and CU electrician Herrera speaks of the joy from working for change

Kathy Luz Herrera, an activist, union electrician at Cornell and second-term Tompkins County legislator, spoke about her activist background, Jan. 31, in Sage Chapel as part of the 'Soup for Hope' series. (Feb. 1, 2008)