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Chance to switch to Healthy Living being offered during benefits open enrollment

Application support analyst Alan Rose has benefited from his enrollment in the Cornell Program for Healthy Living, saying it motivated him to change his diet and get more exercise. (Nov. 21, 2008)

Higher education: Special interest or national asset?

In a commentary published in the Chronicle of Higher Education, President David Skorton calls on the higher education community to help the country solves its most pressing challenges. (Nov. 21, 2008)

Spotlight on Michael Dorf's blog

Michael Dorf's blog features 'mostly law-related musings.' (Nov. 19, 2008)

Internal hiring program protects Cornell workers

Staff members across campus are taking to heart President Skorton's recent directive: Protect the university's human capital. In a new initiative, employees now have special access to open jobs at Cornell. (Nov. 13, 2008)

CU recommits to need-based financial aid for undergrads

The university will further bolster its financial aid program for undergraduates by eliminating parental contribution for family incomes below $60,000, and further reducing student loans. (Nov. 13, 2008)

Chris Ober named interim dean of engineering

Christopher Ober, professor of materials science and engineering, will begin serving as interim dean of the College of Engineering when current dean Kent Fuchs becomes Cornell provost Jan. 1. (Nov. 13, 2008)

2008 election season has inspired young women to aspire to high offices, says panel

The 2008 presidential election may well prove to be the tipping point for women in presidential politics - that was the consensus of participants in an alumni program held in Washington, D.C., Oct. 30. (Nov. 13, 2008)

Skorton travels to Iran with U.S. delegation to meet academic leaders and students

President David Skorton travels to Tehran Nov. 14 with a group of U.S. university presidents working to strengthen educational ties between the U.S. and Iran. (Nov. 12, 2008)

Bartels family celebrates Cornell Building Care staff

Five Building Care custodians received the Bartels Award for Custodial Service Excellence for their strong customer service orientation, reliability, team-building skills and positive attitude. (Nov. 12, 2008)