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At first of two forums on cost-saving measures, Skorton pledges to protect 'human capital'

Speaking at the first of two public forums about the university's possible cost-saving measures, President David Skorton pledged to protect the university's 'human capital.' The second forum will be held Nov. 6. (Nov. 6, 2008)

Evidence found for climate-driven ecological shifts in North Atlantic, says Cornell study

As a result of global warming, which has caused Arctic freshwater ice to melt and flow southward, the ranges of some cold water, northern marine species have been moving down the North American coast. (Nov. 6, 2008)

Cornell global expert offers clues to why grinding poverty in Africa persists - and keeps rising

Cornell professor Christopher Barrett describes the problems and possible solutions to persistent poverty in developing countries. (Nov. 5, 2008)

500 staffers crowd Energy Fair

Energy Fair draws 500 staff members to learn about ways to save energy. (Oct. 31, 2008)

Ideas for climate neutrality, including alternative transportation, discussed at Campus Sustainability Day

Alternative transportation was one of many topics visited during Cornell's Campus Sustainability Day, Oct. 22. (Oct. 27, 2008)

VanPool: New service provides vans for groups of commuters

VanPool, a new program of Commuter and Parking Services and TCAT, consists of a group of commuters who help maintain a van and commute together. (Oct. 23, 2008)

Extension student interns connect Cornell to communities

Thirteen Cornell students served as Cornell Cooperative Extension interns this past summer, working with faculty on community outreach projects they helped to design. (Oct. 22, 2008)

Climate change, aflatoxin and biochar: Sustainability center funds its first research projects

Using algae for biofuels and harvesting wind energy around buildings are two of the five workshops and seven research projects funded by the Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future. (Oct. 21, 2008)

Which grass is greener? Project identifies Northeast grasses that will fuel bioenergy era

At the first switchgrass field day Sept. 10, farmers and others learned about the status of Cornell studies designed to determine which field grasses have the best potential for biofuel. (Oct. 2, 2008)