Two Cornell students and several Weill Cornell faculty members and staff who are stationed at and working with the WCMC-affiliated GHESKIO clinic in the earthquake-ravaged city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
'Cognitive advantages follow from becoming bilingual,' says Barbara Lust, a developmental psychology and linguistics expert. 'These cognitive advantages can contribute to a child's future academic success.' (May 12, 2009)
Panelists discuss Kenya's tribal warfare, politics and elections in a forum in conjunction with Heal Kenya, a campaign at Cornell to raise money to help Kenyans displaced by ethnic violence. (April 2, 2008)
Cornell has been awarded a $26.8 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to launch the Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat project, a broad-based global partnership to combat stem rust, a deadly wheat disease that poses a serious threat to global food security. (April 2, 2008)
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism told an audience of about 5,000 people in Barton Hall Oct. 9 that world peace begins with individuals finding their own inner peace. (Oct. 9, 2007)