An amazing book drive from Ithaca, N.Y., to Vilnius, Lithuania

Faculty, curators and even graduate students culled their collections, and more than 2,000 books were collected for the Center of Oriental Studies at Vilnius University. (November 23, 2005)

Cornell workshop in Geneva connects science with business

A pre-seed workshop at the newly opened Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park in Geneva, N.Y., gave entrepreneur wanabees some tools to bridge the gap between lab research and a start-up company. (November 23, 2005)

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)

Student members of Presidential Search Committee have an equal voice in the process

Douglas Mitarotonda, a doctoral student, discusses his role in the search for a new Cornell president. (November 23, 2005)

Poet Ogden Nash's proverbial wit recalled by biographer

Douglas Parker '56, LLB '58, author of "Ogden Nash: The Life and Work of America's Laureate of Light Verse," entertained Nash fans in Kroch Library Nov. 11 with reflections on the poet's life and art. (November 22, 2005)

UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski, expert on minority-student educational performance, to speak Nov. 20

Freeman Hrabowski, a leading expert on improving the academic performance of African-American students in math and science, will be in Ithaca Sunday, Nov. 20, to deliver a Sage Chapel address at Cornell University and be the featured participant in a Community Forum on Education and Society in downtown Ithaca. (November 16, 2005)

Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park welcomes first tenants as facility is dedicated

A federal agency and four start-up businesses are the first tenants at the Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park, in Geneva, N.Y., which was dedicated Nov. 16. (November 16, 2005)

Engineers digitally preserve massive Lab of Ornithology collection by looking to technologies that don't yet exist

The video and sound engineers at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Macaulay Library - billed as the world's largest archive of animal sounds and associated video - are in the process of digitizing their entire collection.

Traffic issues drive discussion at first open forum on sustainability

Traffic and parking issues were at the top of the agenda for the first open forum on sustainability at Cornell on Nov. 8. The discussion, sponsored by the University Assembly, was the first of six planned summits to focus on creating a culture of sustainability throughout campus. (November 15, 2005)