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Business networks offer alumni career help

The university is expanding its business communities for alumni in finance, high-tech and entrepreneurial sectors, with plans to produce 150 events for 6,000 Cornellians in the next year. (April 21, 2010)

Tanzanian president speaks on collaboration at med school

President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania laid out his vision for meaningful progress in health care in Tanzania in a Global Health Grand Rounds lecture at Weill Cornell Medical College April 16. (April 20, 2010)

Drug designed by Weill Cornell that kills lymphoma cells to go to clinical trials

Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have designed a new class of drugs that targets a master regulatory protein responsible for causing the most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (April 16, 2010)

Seasonal health tips from medical school

Weill Cornell Medical College's Web site offers numerous tips to slim down for swimsuit season, fight allergies and exercise safely. (April 16, 2010)

U.S. News ranks six engineering grad programs in top 10

Graduate programs in computer science, chemistry, engineering and physics are among the nation's top 10, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2011 rankings. (April 15, 2010)

Study: Environmental volunteering linked to improved mental and physical health in retirees

Retirees volunteering on environmental projects could not only prompt you to get more exercise but also improve mental and physical health through old age, according to a new Cornell study. (April 15, 2010)

Study: Anti-cancer agent prevents cancer from spreading

Weill Cornell researchers report in Nature that an agent they work with can stop metastasis in its tracks. The research may lead to new drugs, the first to specifically stop the spread of cancer. (April 15, 2010)

Expert: Cut health care costs by focusing on palliative care

Focus more on care and less on disease treatment in the elderly to cut health care costs, said Robert Martensen, National Institutes of Health, in the Sick in America keynote address, April 12. (April 14, 2010)

ExxonMobil Foundation gives $468,000 to Cornell

The check was presented to President David Skorton by engineering alumna Sherri Stuewer '73, M.S. '75, during the Cornell Board of Trustees meeting in New York City, April 8. (April 13, 2010)