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From Iraq, Matthew Zarracina continues his systems engineering studies at Cornell

The U.S. Navy lieutenant and Cornell ROTC instructor is enrolled in an online systems engineering course while deployed in Baghdad. (May 14, 2008)

Kathleen Vogel awarded Carnegie grant

Assistant Professor Kathleen Vogel will use the grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York for a study on U.S. and former Soviet Union bioweapons history. (May 13, 2008)

Faculty, staff, student, alumni members elected Cornell University Board of Trustees

Professor Rosemary Avery has been elected a faculty trustee; Beth McKinney '82, director of the Wellness Program, is Cornell's employee trustee; graduate student Michael Walsh is the student trustee; and Elizabeth J. Altman '88 and Ronni S. Chernoff '67 were elected by the alumni as alumni trustees. (May 9, 2008)

First Engineering Global Fellows recognized

Nearly 60 undergraduates in the College of Engineering were honored April 29 at a ceremony recognizing accomplishments of students who work, study, conduct research or perform service learning abroad. (May 8, 2008)

Derek Warner gets U.S. Navy grant to perform atomic modeling of aluminum in ships

The civil and environmental engineering assistant professor has received $277,000 from the Office of Naval Research to perform atomic modeling for ships.

Ceremony recognizes new members of Cornell Police

At an April 23 ceremony, Steven Shirley was promoted and Lisa Van Horn, Scott Salino, Justin Haines, Jodi Bizari, Patrick Kimmich and David Amaro were sworn in as patrol officers. (May 8, 2008)

Diabetes champion offers tips on how to live with the disease

Charles Wiggens Jr. spoke at the Taking Control of Your Diabetes session, April 30, in the Boyce Thompson Institute Auditorium about how to live with the disease. (May 8, 2008)

Cornell law alumnus appointed to first American clerkship with French supreme court

Law School graduate Juscelino F. Colares '03 will be the first American to hold a prestigious clerkship with the Conseil constitutionnel in Paris, where he will research American constitutional law for French justices. (May 7, 2008)

Engineering professors Hopcroft and Shuler to receive honorary doctorates

Professors John Hopcroft and Michael Shuler of the College of Engineering will receive honorary doctorates in May for their contributions to research and education. (May 7, 2008)