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Cornell student looking for online votes in National Geographic video contest

Ryan Stanisz's video 'The New Animal Kingdom,' shot at Cornell with an all-student cast, is one of three national finalists in the 30-second National Geographic Preserve Our Planet film and public service announcement contest. (March 18, 2008)

Humanity must work as a team to reduce global warming, philosophy professor warns

About 20 area schoolteachers attended a workshop at Cornell March 14 to learn ways to teach climate change from a global perspective. (March 18, 2008)

Skorton shares stage with Bill Clinton to offer students a four-step plan for activism

Speaking at the inaugural meeting of Bill Clinton's Clinton Global Intiative University in New Orleans on March 15, President David Skorton provided an outline for how universities can make a difference through committed action. (March 18, 2008)

$6 million research lab will produce ethanol and other biofuels from grasses and biomass

Construction has begun on a state-of-the art Biofuels Research Lab that will convert perennial grasses and woody biomass into ethanol thanks to a $10 million grant awarded to Professor Larry Walker. (March 6, 2008)

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)

'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)

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)