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Students mentor disadvantaged children in Florida

Over spring break a group of students worked with children in Tangelo Park, Fla., where they were hosted by Harris Rosen '61. Rosen has offered to fund college for high school graduates in that neighborhood. (April 20, 2009)

Congressman Massa calls Biofuels Research Laboratory 'national asset'

U.S. Rep. Eric Massa (D-Corning) toured Cornell's new Biofuels Research Laboratory April 16, calling it a 'national asset' that could help transform the economy and preserve America's national security. (April 20, 2009)

Finding how carbon nanotubes work as catalysts could lead to cleaner fuels

Cornell researchers have shown that catalytic reactions on carbon nanotubes occur at unique sites, which could lead to a new way to make cleaner fuels. (April 16, 2009)

Student group holds community food crisis event

Community members, students, professors and activists came together April 5 to discuss the world food crisis and to plan such collective actions as writing letters to federal lawmakers. (April 9, 2009)

Cornell's vital agriculture and veterinary roles stressed by N.Y.'s new senator during campus visit

In her first visit to Cornell as New York's junior U.S. senator, Kirsten Gillibrand pledged to advocate for the university's agriculture and veterinary programs as a way of revitalizing New York state's economy. (April 8, 2009)

World food crisis is as much about ethics and prices as availability, say experts

The world food crisis may not be new, said food-policy experts speaking on campus April 3, but it is certainly growing increasingly complex in terms of water, climate, energy and cost, to name just a few factors. (April 8, 2009)

In new briefings series, professors present science to D.C. policymakers

Two professors addressed agriculture and climate change in Washington, D.C., March 27, to launch a new College of Agriculture and Life Sciences series of educational briefings for policymakers.

Horticulture students head south to Belize to show how gardens enrich schools

This semester a horticulture class prepared for a spring break trip to Belize -- not to hit the beach but to show how school gardens can enrich curricula and serve as a foundation for community education programs. (April 3, 2009)

Extension helps communities be more efficient

Cornell and extension are helping upstate municipalities engage in a dialogue about merging or sharing services to be more sustainable. (April 2, 2009)