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Buying for university-related business is simplified

Effective Feb. 1, the limits on e-SHOP transactions and university bids will be raised.

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Obesity's impact on health care costs varies by state

Professor John Cawley has published research with new information on how individual states are affected by the health care costs of obesity.

Study: Brain enzyme fights plaque associated with Alzheimer's disease

An enzyme found in brain cells can break apart the precursors to plaques that accumulate in the organ and cause toxicity in Alzheimer’s disease.

Cornell United Way campaign wraps up with thanks and an auction

As the formal 2017-18 Cornell United Way Campaign wraps up, President Martha Pollack and campaign co-chairs Andy Noel and Kathy Zoner thank campus participants for helping area residents in need.

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Eight alumni to compete in 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang

Fans of the Big Red will have plenty to cheer about beginning Feb. 9 as the Olympic Winter Games get underway in South Korea with eight Cornell alumni competing, representing two countries in three different sports.

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Annelise Riles receives lifetime achievement award

Annelise Riles, professor of anthropology and of law, will receive the Anneliese Maier Award from the German government.

An outdoor cat can damage your sustainability cred

A new study shows birders who allow pet cats out of the house are judged to be less concerned about the environment by other birders.

Historian examines India's 'gentlemen' terrorists

Historian Durba Ghosh examines the interplay between India’s militant movement and the nonviolent civil disobedience led by Gandhi.

Studies explore how supermarkets source foods for low-income customers

These case studies offer policymakers a better understanding of how regional food systems could bring healthier food to low-income people in the Northeast.