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Cornell among top schools for Peace Corps recruits

Cornell ranks No. 4 in producing Peace Corps volunteers among medium-sized colleges and universities nationwide, according to the 2013 Peace Corps' annual ranking.

Two professors lead national climate report

Americans can expect more heat waves, heavy downpours, floods and droughts, sea level rise and ocean acidification, according to a climate report that included two Cornell researchers as lead authors.

Cornell Perspectives: Leuenberger on war for beginners

Cornell's Christine Leuenberger found herself in the midst of the most recent chapter of the Israel-Palestine wars and talked to people on both sides about their experiences.

Farmers succeed despite war in Mali

A partnership with SRI-Rice at Cornell and a local organization has made crop cultivation methodology available to farmers in Mali despite the outbreak of war.

Mukoma leads Kenyan journalists' theory workshop

Following a workshop he led in Kenya, Mukoma Wa Ngugi hopes to foster further dialogue between academic writers and journalists, using concepts of literary and cultural theory and criticism.

Students design, build sustainable house in Nicaragua

About 50 students involved with the Cornell University Sustainable Design group are working to research, design and build an affordable sustainable model home in Nicaragua.

'Engaged and excited' Brazilian students arrive on campus

Twenty-seven students from Brazil have arrived on campus for a year of study in engineering, life sciences, film and other fields, as part of an initiative funded by the Brazilian government.

Langwick wins grant to study African law

Anthropologist Stacey Langwick will use a National Science Foundation grant to study how new global intellectual property policies affect ownership of traditional medicine in Tanzania.

Experts discuss election and foreign policy in NYC

Fredrik Logevall and Jonathan Kirshner discussed foreign policy before an audience Oct. 22 at the Cornell Club in New York City, just before the televised debate on the topic.