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Udall Scholarships awarded to two Cornell undergraduates

Two undergraduate students at Cornell University, juniors Lara E. Douglas and Benjamin E. Wolfe, have been awarded scholarships for the 2002-03 academic year by the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation. Cornell's Udall Scholarships are among 80 nationwide awarded from an applicant pool of 447, and cover up to $5,000 in eligible expenses for the year. Another Cornell student, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences junior Peter Hosner, was named an honorable-mention recipient of $350 for educational expenses. (April 25, 2002)

Senior in PAM is a Carnegie Junior Fellow

Vanessa Ulmer, from Woodstock, N.Y., a Cornell senior majoring in policy analysis and management in the College of Human Ecology, is the recipient of a 2002 Carnegie Junior Fellowship from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program.

Four Cornell students win national Goldwater Scholarships in science and mathematics

Four Cornell University undergraduates -- two sophomores and two juniors -- are winners of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. The students are sophomores Peter M. Clark of Flemington, N.J., majoring in biology, chemistry and mathematics, and Matthew Moake of Cedaredge, Colo., majoring in biology; and juniors Adam Berman of Bethesda, Md., majoring in physics, and Yolanda Tseng of San Jose, Calif., majoring in biological engineering. (April 11, 2002)

Math department honors CU pioneer Elbert Cox, first black math Ph.D.

In 1917 three young men graduated from Indiana University with the word "Colored" emblazoned across their academic transcripts. One of them, Elbert Frank Cox, would go on to enter Cornell and become the first black man in history to receive a doctorate in pure mathematics. (Feb. 28, 2002)

All that glisters is indeed gold, as a rare nugget returns to Snee museum

After two decades, a fine gold specimen has come home. But instead of forming a Tiffany necklace, it will rest permanently in a special display case in the mineralogical museum in Cornell's Snee Hall.

Cornell senior Joshua Goldman receives prestigious Marshall Scholarship to study at Cambridge and Edinburgh

Joshua Goldman, a senior majoring in physics at Cornell University, is one of 40 student winners nationwide of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship for two years of study in the United Kingdom.

Honoring Veverka, a man who chases snowballs and discovers 'continents'

Astronomer Joe Veverka, chair of Cornell's Department of Astronomy, will celebrate his 60th birthday with a unique gift from his colleagues: a symposium, "Exploration of the Universe," to be held Oct. 4-6 on campus.

LaFeber gives remarks at National Day of Prayer and Remembrance

The text of remarks by Walter LaFeber, the Marie Underhill Noll Professor of American History, on Sept. 14, 2011, the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance, at Cornell University.

Soybean aphids, a potential agricultural threat, found by Cornell entomologists in New York state

Potentially damaging soybean aphids have been detected in several central and western counties of New York state, according to Cornell University entomologists.