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10 questions for outgoing Provost Biddy Martin

Biddy Martin leaves a legacy of academic achievement at Cornell. Chronicle writer Daniel Aloi interviewed her earlier this month about her Cornell years and her new job as chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (Aug. 26, 2008)

Entomologist Soderlund honored with research award

David Soderlund of Cornell's NYS Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva has received the International Award for Research in Agrochemicals from the Agrochemicals Division of the American Chemical Society. (Aug. 21, 2008)

Extinct pension plan provides windfall

Employees and retirees enrolled in Cornell's now-extinct Nonexempt Endowed Retirement Plan were recently notified that they can expect a 12.5 percent increase in the value of their plans. (Aug. 21, 2008)

Fulbrights take Cornellians from Honduras to New Zealand

Twenty Cornell Students will travel abroad for the 2008-09 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Program and another three Cornell students have received Fulbright-Hays fellowships. (Aug. 20, 2008)

Law professor Ron Goldstock '66 to head NY Harbor Waterfront Commission

Ronald Goldstock '66, Cornell adjunct professor of law, will direct the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor for a three-year term. (Aug. 13, 2008)

University of Colorado hosts tribute for Alfred Kahn

The University of Colorado Law School will host a conference Sept. 5 honoring Cornell Professor Emeritus Alfred Kahn. Thirty years ago, Kahn spearheaded the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978. (Aug. 13, 2008)

VP Tommy Bruce named to higher ed public issues group

Tommy Bruce, Cornell vice president for university communications, has been named to the Public Issues Committee of the Consortium on Financing Higher Education, through June 2011. (Aug. 13, 2008)

Rob Erlichman '87 heads San Francisco solar panel company Sunlight Electric

Erlichman is founder and president of Sunlight Electric, a San Francisco company that designs and sells solar power systems to California businesses. (Aug. 12, 2008)

George Peter, 'champion' of Cornell employees, dies at 86

George Peter, who revolutionized the status of Cornell employees and served as a tireless ambassador for Cornell University, died Aug. 10. (Aug. 12, 2008)