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Hardship Fund is getting applications -- from Cornellians wanting to give

Even before the proverbial ink was dry on the guidelines to the Hardship Fund, the university was receiving inquiries not from those wanting to apply to the fund, but from those who want to give to it. (March 27, 2009)

Seminar slated to support workforce during challenging economic times

An April 7 seminar will provide an overview of the support programs that Cornell has developed for its faculty and staff. Advance registration is required. (March 27, 2009)

Registration for Bring a Child to Work Day, April 23, starts on April 3

Cornell's 2009 Bring a Child to Work Day features learning and alternative activity sessions. Registration begins April 3. (March 27, 2009)

Former lecturer Patricia Ziegler dies at age 85

Patricia Ziegler, former lecturer of human development, died Feb. 23 at her home in Ithaca. A public memorial service will take place April 18 at 3 p.m. in 280 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall. (March 26, 2009)

ILR alumni to receive honors for career success

Bonnie Siber Weinstock '75 and Douglas Braunstein '83 will receive, respectively, the Groat and Alpern awards from the ILR School March 26. (March 25, 2009)

Spotlight on sociology transitions

In August Richard Swedberg will begin a one-year term as chair of the American Sociological Association's theory section, and Dan Lichter will step down from his post as chair of the ASA's family section. (March 25, 2009)

Media hoopla no match for a determined Big Red

During NCAA tournament time, the day before game day can be as mad a rush as the game itself. On Thursday, the Cornell men's basketball team enjoyed some time in the media spotlight. (March 19, 2009)

Three years after career-ending injury, Gant is steady presence for Big Red

Khaliq Gant has not worn a basketball uniform since a career-ending injury in January 2006. But he's still part of a team that went from just one winning season in nine years to winning Ivy League championships. (March 19, 2009)

Physicist Berkelman dies; led Cornell's Lab of Nuclear Studies during pivotal years

Karl Berkelman, the Goldwin Smith Professor Emeritus of Physics and a leader in experimental particle physics at Cornell, died Feb. 26 in Sayre, Pa. (March 18, 2009)