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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)

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)

Cornell receives federal award for efforts in area of equal employment opportunity

Cornell was one of five organizations awarded an Equal Employment Opportunity Award for demonstrated exemplary efforts in achieving equal employment opportunity in the workplace. (May 21, 2007)

Model minority? A 'myth of the American dream,' says panelist at Asian American discussion

Model minority is a 'myth of the American dream,' says a panelist at the April 20 'Deconstructing the Model Minority' discussion, sponsored by the Asian Political Action Committee, a Cornell student group. (April 25, 2007)

New study examines interracial marriage and cohabitation patterns among America's diverse black populations

Breaking away from previous marriage and cohabitation studies that treated the U.S. black population as a monolithic culture, a new Cornell study finds significant variations in interracial marriage statistics among American-born blacks and black immigrants from the Caribbean and Africa.

Seven high school students from China spending summer studying at Cornell in pilot college preparatory program

For the first time in Cornell history, Chinese high school students are spending six weeks earning credit at the university's Summer College program. The U.S. government granted visas on June 23 to the students, who arrived in Ithaca on June 24.

Cornell Hillel awards Tanner Prize to Abby Joseph Cohen '73 and husband, David '73

Cornell Hillel's Board of Trustees has announced that the 2006 Tanner Prize will be awarded to Cornell alumni Abby Joseph Cohen '73 and her husband, David M. Cohen '73, for their significant contributions to the Jewish people and to Cornell. (February 21, 2006)

Diversity Digest: Bias response program marks fifth year

This month marks the fifth year of Cornell University's bias response program. The universitywide program addresses bias activities based on race, national origin, sexual orientation and gender that were not previously addressed through existing discrimination complaint processes. (December 12, 2005)