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Light for Africa wins Big Idea competition

Eight teams of Cornell undergraduates are preparing for their presentations to win this year's Big Idea competition, proposals for businesses and nonprofits. (April 11, 2012)

New CARE-Cornell partnership to take on global concerns

Cornell and the global humanitarian organization CARE will fight poverty among the world's most vulnerable populations and create solutions for global concerns, including world hunger and climate change. (April 19, 2012)

Pell stresses need to boost international engagement

Vice Provost Alice Pell and Professor Sarosh Kuruvilla discussed Cornell's international education, research and initiatives at the Cornell Club in New York City April 12. (April 18, 2012)

Global Scholars program to recognize international study

The ILR School's new Global Scholars program will offer students opportunities to study and intern abroad, in keeping with a new international push by President Skorton. (April 17, 2012)

Students win scholarships for graduate study

Two students in the College of Arts and Sciences - Daniel Young '13 and Mallory Matsumoto '12 - have won prestigious scholarships for graduate study. (April 17, 2012)

Adam Siepel awarded Guggenheim fellowship

Adam Siepel, associate professor of biological statistics and computational biology, has received a Guggenheim fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. (April 17, 2012)

Melvin visits India Tata scholars

As part of an effort to broaden Cornell's international diversity, Lee H. Melvin, associate vice provost for enrollment, traveled to India to meet with five Tata scholars and other admitted students.

Students build science kits for Haitian schools

PATCH, a student group, packaged 60 kits with plastic test tubes, jump ropes, inflatable balls, air pumps, stopwatches and more, with instructions for experiments in Haitian classrooms. (April 10, 2012)

Law students help further Somalia's political reform

Under the director of Cornell Law School Professor Muna Ndulo, five of his students contributed research to a United Nations process to move Somalia from chaos to a federal government. (April 9, 2012)