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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)

Former President Jeffrey S. Lehman to lead NYU Shanghai

Jeffrey S. Lehman, a former president of Cornell (2003-05) and former dean of the University of Michigan Law School, has been named vice chancellor of NYU Shanghai, effective this summer. (April 5, 2012)

Christopher Dobyns '13 wins Udall scholarship

Christopher (Kit) Dobyns '13, an Africana studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences, is the winner of a 2012 Morris K. Udall Scholarship. (April 5, 2012)

Law professor Barcelo named to French Legion of Honor

Law professor John J. Barcelo was given the medal of the French Legion of Honor by French Ambassador Francois Delattre April 2. (April 4, 2012)

Skorton: Cornell must invest in international efforts to remain relevant

In response to a white paper written by President David Skorton, a universitywide faculty committee has been formed, charged with articulating the future of international studies and engagement at Cornell.

BREAD grant funds research to tackle plant viral diseases

A team of international researchers is working to tackle the global problem of plant viral diseases that are spread by insects, thanks to close to $1 million in funding.

'Game-changing' tech campus goes to Cornell, Technion

The news was met with cheers from supporters on two continents. After months of negotiations, Cornell and Technion's proposal was announced the winner of a bid to build a groundbreaking campus in New York City.

Cornell wins NYC Tech Campus bid

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Cornell President David Skorton and Technion President Peretz Lavie today announced a historic partnership to build an applied science and engineering campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City. (Dec. 19, 2011)