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Cornell engineering conference in March to focus on sustainable energy

The 25th annual Cornell Engineering Alumni Association Conference, March 28-29, will focus on alternative energy research and economics. (Feb. 21, 2008)

Ray Wu, Cornell's acclaimed pioneer of genetic engineering and developer of widely grown, hardy rice, dies at 79

Ray J. Wu, Cornell professor of molecular biology and genetics, who developed the first method for sequencing DNA and some of the fundamental tools for DNA cloning, died at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca Feb. 10. (Feb. 14, 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)

N.Y. forest owners' vital role recognized with Cooperative Extension's woodlands management initiative

Cornell Cooperative Extension is launching the Regional Forestry Initiative in 13 New York counties to help more forest owners better manage their arboreal holdings. (Feb. 13, 2008)

'Historic' sustainability event draws 50 campus groups together to brainstorm

Cornellians involved with campus sustainability called a universitywide Feb.11 meeting of more than 50 campus departments and organizations 'a historic moment' for Cornell. (Feb. 13, 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)

Alumna veterinarian volunteers for Haiti animal project

Vermont veterinarian Karen Anderson, a 1982 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine, spent almost two weeks in Haiti last year helping to spread knowledge about caring for and treating animals. (Feb. 5, 2008)

Even with reduced emissions, upstate N.Y. could feel like D.C. by 2100, warns ecologist at global warming teach-in

Along with 1,600 other institutions around the United States, Cornell sponsored local events to address climate change on Jan 31. (Feb. 5, 2008)

CU students help celebrate a new chapter in Honduran town of Tamara -- the promise of clean, treated water

A dedication ceremony for a new water treatment plant in Tamara, Honduras, was attended by 18 Cornell engineering students who visited the country Jan. 4-20. (Feb. 4, 2008)