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Getting the lard out: The koshering of the Oreo cookie

Professor of food science Joe Regenstein discussed the koshering of Nabisco's famous Oreo cookie and other food adventures, Feb. 20, in a talk given as part of Cornell's Jewish Faculty Lecture Series. (Feb. 26, 2008)

Chinese government is not doing enough to curb AIDS epidemic, activist asserts

In a talk at Cornell, Feb. 20, Dr. Wan Yanhai, one of the most outspoken Chinese AIDS activists, said the Chinese government has taken more aggressive action to fight HIV/AIDS in China, but it's not enough. (Feb. 25, 2008)

To bring Sudanese voices to Darfur crisis, Africana Center is co-sponsoring international conference in Ethiopia

Cornell and the Africana Studies and Research Center are co-sponsoring a major international conference, 'Darfur and the Crisis of Governance in Sudan,' at the University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 21-22. (Feb. 19, 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)

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)

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)