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Charge drivers to use roads rather than boost gas taxes, Cornell's Geddes urges Congress

Don't upgrade the nation's transportation system by boosting gas taxes, but charge drivers directly for using specific roads at specific times, says Cornell's Rick Geddes, a member of a federal commission. (Jan. 18, 2008)

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From Sinatra to Spice Girls: Understanding four generations in the workplace

In a Cornell Perspectives piece, 21-year-old Cornell alumna Natalia Avalos discusses the qualities of various generations in the workplace. (Jan. 15, 2008)

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Chaos and commerce: Researchers find that Colombia's violence has damaged the nation's economic growth

Wesley Sine and Shon Hiatt have spent the last few years studying the impact of violence on the small-business climate of Colombia, concluding that instability directly affects entrepreneurs' ability to prosper. (Jan. 10, 2008)

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Two Ph.D. students receive Kauffman Foundation awards

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has awarded Kelly Patterson and Sarah Thebaud, Cornell doctoral students who are studying entrepreneurship, 2008 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowships of $20,000 each. (Jan. 4, 2008)

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Cornell's Torres organizes D.C. avian flu conference to strengthen collaborations among health and wildlife experts

Avian flu experts emphasized the importance of dialogue and coordination among people in public health, animal health and wildlife management as essential preparation for a possible avian influenza pandemic, during a conference organized by Cornell.

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Cornell agribusiness conference Dec. 6 explores new wine shipment legislation along with 2007 federal Farm Bill

The impact of new wine shipment legislation, the 2007 Farm Bill and trends in specialty crops are a few of the highlighted topics that will be explored at the annual Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference Dec. 6 at Cornell University. (November 23, 2005)

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Cornell to co-host avian flu conference Nov. 30 in D.C.

Cornell University has teamed up with the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., to co-host a conference to create dialogues among public health, animal health and wildlife management experts from both government and the private sector. (November 23, 2005)

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Memories and emotions about 'the American war' that continue to haunt

Soldiers, scholars and language instructors participate in Teaching Vietnam program on campus and off (November 15, 2005)

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'Teaching Vietnam: War and Culture' events roll out Nov. 10

An exhibit of archival materials related to the Vietnam War as well as talks, films and a conference for teachers sponsored by the Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) at Cornell is being held Nov. 10 and 11. (November 9, 2005)