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CU researchers announce new technique for rapidly detecting illness-causing bacteria in food

Cornell scientists have developed a rapid, less costly and sensitive new technique for detecting group A streptococcus, the bacteria that cause scarlet fever. Details will be announced July 18 at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo in New Orleans.

How two acres of land became an issue of trees vs. cars

The 176-space parking lot planned at the intersection of University Ave., Willard Way and Lake Street, on the site known as Redbud Woods, is part of Cornell's West Campus Residential Initiative (WCRI). The development of the WCRI began about five years ago, and from the beginning, addressing parking needs in the West Campus area was part of the initiative.

Parking lot protest continues as police issue 43 citations for trespassing

Cornell University Police began issuing citations for trespassing this morning (July 15) to protesters in the Redbud Woods area who want to prevent the construction of a 176-space parking lot on the site, adjacent to the West Campus student residences. One protester was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Statement by Cornell President Hunter Rawlings concerning the proposed West Campus replacement parking lot

Cornell's Hunter Rawlings issued a statement July 13 on the university's plans for the West Campus Residential Initiative's replacement parking lot.

CU in the City: The amalgamated classroom

Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) hosts a multitude of classes and workshops.

Revised Hippocratic Oath resonates with graduates

Revisiting a hallowed ritual for doctors, a committee within the Weill Cornell Medical College convened this spring to craft an updated Hippocratic Oath, one that responds to the state of modern medicine. Written in ancient Greece, the oath expresses principles still fundamental to the practice of medicine today. (June 22, 2005)

Fifth anniversary of Open Doors, Open Hearts, Open Minds

A week of events starting Sept. 26 will mark the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Open Doors, Open Hearts and Open Minds statement on diversity, tolerance and inclusiveness at Cornell.

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.