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Hardship Fund applications for aid open April 13

The Employee Assistance Program will be accepting applications to the Hardship Fund April 13-May 29. The fund is one of a number of programs designed to help employees in the current economic downturn. (April 3, 2009)

Staff Retirement Incentive program enters next phase

Applications for the SRI program are being reviewed. Letters will be sent to all applicants no later than April 10 informing them of the status of their application. (April 3, 2009)

Caring Community Web site stresses sharing, networking

The Caring Community Web site offers links to resources and workshops, and provides avenues for employees to share personal cost-saving ideas. (April 3, 2009)

Four Cornell juniors named Goldwater scholars

Juniors Eowyn Connolly-Brown, Michael Grundler, Stephen Linderman and Aman Prasad have been named Barry M. Goldwater Scholars for 2009. They are among 278 scholars chosen from a field of 1,097 students nationwide. (April 2, 2009)

Mellon fellowship supports Dubreuil's studies linking language, literary thought and logic

Cornell professor Laurent Dubreuil will investigate non-standard logic and the cognitive study of language with the help of a $274,000 Mellon New Directions Fellowship. (April 2, 2009)

Using his CU engineering skills, alumnus targets tragic medical condition afflicting 2 million women

Seth Cochran '00, M.Eng. '01, has started a nonprofit called Operation OF, now being piloted in Uganda, dedicated to ending obstetric fistula worldwide. (April 2, 2009)

Alumna Barbara Krause named an ACC Legend

Barbara Krause, J.D. '86, has been named an Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Basketball Legend. (April 2, 2009)

April 2 workshop to aid parents helping children cope with separation and divorce

Cornell will sponsor the free and open workshop, Parents Apart: Parents Helping Children Cope with Separation and Divorce, April 2, noon-1 p.m., in 340 Duffield Hall. (April 1, 2009)

Business and apparel students team up to design clothing line for Pendleton

A team of Cornell students has designed a line of menswear clothing from fabric donated by Pendleton Woolen Mills. They are hoping Pendleton will integrate the 12 garment styles into its designs. (April 1, 2009)