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CU maintains bond ratings, announces 2010 financing plans

Cornell has announced that it will fund a new medical college facility as an investment in biomedical research, and it is taking advantage of historically near-low interest rates to rebalance its debt portfolio. (April 12, 2010)

ILR School, Cornell New York to confer on health care

The ILR School, Weill Cornell Medical College and several domestic and international organizations will confer on health care reform in New York City May 11-12. (April 5, 2010)

Study: E-prescribing cuts medication errors by seven-fold

A Cornell medical school study finds that when doctors use electronic systems to write prescriptions, they make seven times fewer errors than when they scrawl by hand. (March 30, 2010)

CU professors: Expect no New Deal; 'Era of big government helping working people is over'

Don't expect a new New Deal from President Barack Obama, said two Cornell professors. That kind of big government intervention was 'a long exception,' they argued March 18 in New York City. (March 22, 2010)

Rare finds: Book collectors share the thrill of the hunt

Several Cornell Library donors talked about the thrill of building specialized collections at a Cornell Library Salon March 16 at the Grolier Club in New York City. (March 22, 2010)

Student consulting firm works on relocating and housing earthquake survivors in Haiti

A group of Cornell graduate students has formed a consulting firm to find ways to relocate a camp of earthquake survivors to a better site and secure permanent new housing opportunities. (March 18, 2010)

Changes afoot in labor law will require unions to regroup, ILR School labor expert tells NYC media

Kate Bronfenbrenner, ILR School senior lecturer on labor relations, spoke with journalists March 9 in New York City about the pending federal rule change related to the Railway Labor Act. (March 11, 2010)

'Smart' nanoparticles identify, target and kill cancer cells

Another weapon in the arsenal against cancer has been invented at Cornell: nanoparticles that identify, target and kill specific cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone. (March 9, 2010)

CU scientists help NYC plant and care for 1 million trees

New York City has a commitment to plant 1 million trees by 2017, and Cornell researchers are helping by aiding in the development of the research agenda for the large-scale urban forestry project. (March 9, 2010)