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Soil scientists Cherney, Cox and Hobbs receive awards

Soil scientists Jerome H. Cherney, William J. Cox and Peter R. Hobbs have received awards from the American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America. (Nov. 10, 2008)

Open enrollment period offers simplification and a change in mental health and substance abuse care vendors

The yearly open enrollment period for benefits runs Nov. 10-26. The only significant change this year is in the vendor Cornell is using for behavioral health care coverage. (Nov. 7, 2008)

Employee Celebration Day draws 2,600 to enjoy barbecue, Big Red football and fun for children

Over 2,600 faculty, staff, retirees and their families attended the Nov. 1 Employee Celebration Day, where more than 150 people volunteered on the day or in planning. (Nov. 7, 2008)

A chat with Alice Pell, Cornell's new vice provost for international relations

Alice Pell, Cornell professor of animal science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, took over as vice provost for international relations July 1. Here Pell discusses some of the duties of her office. (Nov. 7, 2008)

Welcome to Chaos: Strogatz course featured on DVD

A new course on DVD featuring mathematician Steve Strogatz covers the science and math behind chaos theory, plus the historical, cultural and philosophical implications of the concept. (Nov. 6, 2008)

Solution for mortgage crisis and looming global financial crisis is in historical record

Cornell law professor Robert Hockett offers his solution for the mortgage crisis and the financial crisis, involving the Federal Housing Administration. (Nov. 5, 2008)

Students take honors in programming contests

A Cornell team finished second in the 2008 Association for Computing Machinery Regional Programming Contest, and one student on that team also has advanced to the finals of the Google Code Jam. (Nov. 4, 2008)

NYS Assembly honors Cornell student for policy paper

The New York State Assembly has recognized Human Ecology student Jenna DiCostanzo '08 as a 'distinguished intern' for a policy analysis paper she wrote. (Nov. 4, 2008)

Bob Foote, pioneer in livestock in vitro fertilization and reproduction, dies at 86

Robert H. Foote, a professor emeritus of animal science whose pioneering research led to in vitro fertilization in agricultural livestock, died of lung failure in Ithaca Oct. 27. A memorial service will be held Nov. 9. (Nov. 3, 2008)