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Microfilm project preserves war-era Vietnamese newspapers

A large collection of yellowing newsprint documenting Vietnam's war era is being archived for posterity, thanks to cooperative microfilming projects undertaken by Cornell University's Kroch Library and other institutions. (June 20, 2005)

Harry Katz named dean of ILR School

Harry Charles Katz, the Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining and director of the Institute of Collective Bargaining at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, has been named dean of the school.

Bryan Lowrance receives prestigious Beinecke Scholarship

Cornell Junior Bryan J. Lowrance, a Presidential Research Scholar and College Scholar majoring in English and classics, has been named one of 18 Beinecke Scholarship winners nationwide for 2005.

Harry Greene: A passion for 'icons of danger, life and death'

More than 40 years of snake hunting have taken Harry Greene, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, to 18 countries on six continents.

President Bush calls to say thanks for the slime-mold beetle

President George Bush wasn't bugged by having a slime-mold beetle named for him. In fact, he was so pleased that he telephoned former Cornell Professor Quentin Wheeler in London on April 29 to thank him. (May 4, 2005)

Express service with luxury touches: Campus-to-campus bus hits its stride

Fred Rhoades has been driving buses -- all kinds of buses, from school and senior citizens' buses to charter coaches -- for more than 35 years. But according to Rhoades, the Prevost motor coaches that run eight times a week on Cornell's Campus-to-Campus express charter service beat them all -- at least, based on comfort and passenger response from students, faculty, staff and alumni. (May 4, 2005)

Cornell's Michal Lipson wins NSF 'Early Career' award to study photonic circuits

Michal Lipson, Cornell assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is among this year's recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Awards.

2005 Perkins Prize awarded to King Commemoration Committee; annual ceremony to be held April 29 in Willard Straight Hall

The 2005 James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial Understanding and Harmony at Cornell will be awarded to the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee during a ceremony and reception April 29.

Giant appetizer will serve as 'springboard' for Guinness world record

What do you get when you combine a bunch of crazy college kids and a giant spring roll? A possible Guinness world record, all in the name of charity.