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N.Y. growers group donates its funds for ag labor projects

The Wayne County Growers and Processors has disbanded and has decided to donate its remaining funds - $150,000 - to Cornell to support education and research on agricultural labor. (Feb. 2, 2010)

Experiment station's 'culture of sustainability' serves as model for campus

The Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station has adopted a culture of sustainability that welcomes ideas from everyone in the organization.

Spices were an early engine of globalization, says Tagliacozzo on New York City panel

Historian Eric Tagliacozzo was one of three panelists Jan. 14 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City to discuss food as a driving force of economic development. (Jan. 18, 2010)

Novakovic named to federal dairy industry committee

Andrew M. Novakovic, the E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics at Cornell, has been named to a new federal Dairy Industry Advisory Committee for a two-year term. (Jan. 7, 2010)

Masks, mosaics fulfill final project for Art of Horticulture

Masks from mythology, fabric tulips and botanical jewelry were just a few of the original works students created for their final projects in the Art of Horticulture. (Dec. 22, 2009)

Expert sees more trouble ahead for U.S. economy

Cornell economist Steven Kyle predicts that 2010 will bring flat growth, high unemployment rates unlikely to budge, and continued turmoil in the housing market. (Dec. 9, 2009)

Life sciences task force calls for coordinated curriculum

A handful of faculty attended the informal Dec. 3 brown-bag lunch hosted by Provost Kent Fuchs to discuss the findings of the life sciences task force.

Cornell producing future high school physics teachers

PhysTEC, a program to train, mentor and encourage undergraduates considering physics teaching, is now in its third year at Cornell. (Nov. 30, 2009)

Toxin sensor made from a 'biobrick' takes bronze in international contest

A biosensor made from a common bacterium that can detect toxic metals in water won the Cornell Genetically Engineered Machines student project team a bronze medal at a recent competition. (Nov. 30, 2009)