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Sustainability center names three new associate directors

Anurag Agrawal, Chris Barrett and Sidney Leibovich use their expertise in the areas of the environment, economic development and energy to head initiatives and connect Cornell's research and scholarship related to sustainability. (May 2, 2008)

Bring a Child to Work Day shows how education can be fun

More than 670 children and parents enjoyed a day of hands-on learning at this year's Bring a Child to Work Day, April 24. (May 1, 2008)

American Academy of Arts and Sciences names four Cornell academics as fellows

Barbara Baird, John Guckenheimer, Carol Krumhansl and Peter Lepage join 186 other new fellows from the United States and 22 foreign honorary members this year. (May 1, 2008)

Alumnus makes $1.5 million gift to support West Campus programming

Larry Salameno '66, J.D. '69, was inspired to give to the Far Above campaign because he was 'intrigued by the fact that Cornell is working to create a community' in the West Campus House System. (May 1, 2008)

Planetary scientist Don Campbell named director of Cornell center that manages NSF's Arecibo Observatory

Astronomy professor Donald Campbell will succeed Robert Brown as director of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center, the Cornell center that manages NSF's Arecibo Observatory, effective June 1. (May 1, 2008)

Robert Kleinberg receives Microsoft Fellowship to help computers -- and maybe people -- make better decisions

The assistant professor of computer science plans to use his $200,000 grant either to bring in a new postdoctoral collaborator or to host an interdisciplinary symposium in his research area. (May 1, 2008)

Program for office professionals day draws 1,000 staffers

The granddaughter of the late Jennie Farley, ILR professor and founder of Cornell's Office Professionals Symposium, spoke at the annual luncheon in Barton Hall, April 23. (May 1, 2008)

Art professor Norman D. Daly dies at 96

Daly taught painting and drawing in the Department of Art at Cornell for 57 years (1943-1999), 24 of them as an emeritus professor. (April 30, 2008)

In new book, John Foote '74 tells the story behind the real Cornell Big Red bear

Once upon a time, the Cornell bear was a live cub who lived on East Hill. In his new book, alumnus John Foote chronicles the history of Touchdown the bear. (April 25, 2008)