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Students see firsthand how Asia is developing its first genetically engineered food crop

Cornell, Indian and Thai agricultural students toured greenhouses and field trials at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, where the pest-resistant eggplant that Cornell researchers helped develop is being tested. (Jan. 29, 2008)

Film and panel discussion at Cornell focus on destigmatizing mental illness

A Jan. 24 panel discussion at Cornell focused on the stigma of mental illness and how families cope when a member is diagnosed. (Jan. 29, 2008)

$2 billion campaign milestone announced at Manhattan celebration for Cornellians

The campaign milestone was announced by President David Skorton at the event, which was a celebration of the university's 'unparalleled capabilities' to solve some of the planet's most pressing problems through research, teaching and outreach. (Jan. 26, 2008)

Weill Cornell partners with Touch Foundation and Sanford Weill to train doctors in Tanzania

Weill Cornell has partnered with the Touch Foundation and Sanford Weill to train doctors in Tanzania in an effort to alleviate the health-care crisis gripping that country. (Jan. 25, 2008)

Ray Dalton recognized for multicultural professional service

Ray Dalton, executive director of Cornell's Office of Minority Educational Affairs, was recently awarded the William H. Myers Multicultural Professional Service Award for his work in multicultural affairs at Cornell. (Jan. 24, 2008)

Honduran water plant designed by Cornell students is handed over to a grateful village

For 18 Cornell students who were spending Jan. 4 to 20 in Honduras working on water plants in small villages, it was perhaps the sweetest moment of all witnessing the ceremonial handover of a completed project. (Jan. 23, 2008)

Team Cuisine welomes new transfer students into the kitchen

New transfer students at the Hotel School participated in meal preparation as a team-building exercise Jan. 17 in the food labs at the school. (Jan. 23, 2008)

Cornell undergrads on winter break are forced to flee Kenya in wake of election violence

Eight Cornell undergrads and their staff leader were caught in the cross hairs of post-election violence in Kenya over the winter break, forcing them to leave the country in a tense, 40-mile journey to the Ugandan border. (Jan. 18, 2008)

How the campaign helps students, one at a time

Far Above ... The Campaign for Cornell aims to raise $640 million for students. An endowment from Cornell parents Barry and Jill Lafer has made an impact on two undergraduates this year. (Jan. 15, 2008)