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Blanchard honored for pioneering ribosome research

Weill Cornell Medical College researcher Scott Blanchard received the Career Award from the National Science Foundation for his groundbreaking work in cell biology. (Sept. 17, 2008)

Dean Alonso of Qatar medical college to retire

Daniel R. Alonso, dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar since its 2001 inception, announced his retirement effective Jan. 1 2009. Deputy Dean Javaid Sheikh will take over as interim dean. (Sept. 17, 2008)

Jason Becraft dies at 32

Jason Becraft, a 32-year-old computer analyst with Cornell's Division of Risk Management and Public Safety, died Sept. 13 while participating in the AIDS Ride for Life. (Sept. 16, 2008)

Perlus appointed associate dean of AAP

Barry Perlus, a member of the Cornell art faculty since 1984, has been named associate dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning. (Sept. 15, 2008)

Cornell librarian Lucille N. Wright dies at age 93

Lucille (Neumann) Wright, a librarian at Martha Van Rensselaer Hall Library who also did agricultural bibliographical work in Cornell's Mann Library, died Aug. 25. (Sept. 15, 2008)

New health plan focuses on wellness

According to Benefit Services, the Cornell Program for Healthy Living can provide both that personal focus on wellness and cost savings. (Sept. 12, 2008)

Final West Campus house named for Flora Rose

Flora Rose was recruited to Cornell 101 years ago as a lecturer in nutrition. She was instrumental in founding the College of Home Economics, which evolved into today's College of Human Ecology. (Sept. 12, 2008)

Tim Marchell says thanks to Cornell for helping in adoption

Cornell's Adoption Assistance Program provided Tim Marchell and his family help with the adoption process, providing referrals and networking with Cornell Vietnamese students. (Sept. 12, 2008)

Professors awarded for work defending death row inmates

John Blume and Sheri Lynn Johnson were both honored with the Thurgood Marshall Award for Capital Representation given by New York City's Bar for their pro bono work defending death row prisoners. (Sept. 11, 2008)