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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski, expert on minority-student educational performance, to speak Nov. 20

Freeman Hrabowski, a leading expert on improving the academic performance of African-American students in math and science, will be in Ithaca Sunday, Nov. 20, to deliver a Sage Chapel address at Cornell University and be the featured participant in a Community Forum on Education and Society in downtown Ithaca. (November 16, 2005)

Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park welcomes first tenants as facility is dedicated

A federal agency and four start-up businesses are the first tenants at the Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park, in Geneva, N.Y., which was dedicated Nov. 16. (November 16, 2005)

Engineers digitally preserve massive Lab of Ornithology collection by looking to technologies that don't yet exist

The video and sound engineers at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Macaulay Library - billed as the world's largest archive of animal sounds and associated video - are in the process of digitizing their entire collection.

Cornell China major sealed in Beijing as Rawlings signs agreement with Peking University

Reaching across the Pacific Ocean with a friendly hand, Cornell President Hunter R. Rawlings formally signed an academic partnership Nov. 15 with Peking University. This puts the final Beijing piece of Cornell's new China and Asia-Pacific Studies program into place. (November 15, 2005)

Cornell harvest brings healthy food by the ton to needy dinner tables

This harvest season, families across the Southern Tier have received 81 tons of fresh fruits and vegetables thanks to faculty and staff at Cornell University's Homer C. Thompson Farm in Freeville. (November 15, 2005)

Widom, CU chemist for half a century, honored with special issue of Molecular Physics

Benjamin Widom, Cornell University Goldwin Smith Professor of Chemistry, is honored with a special issue of the journal Molecular Physics. (November 15, 2005)

Comfort foods help women when they're blue, but increase male highs, food study finds

A study co-authored by Jordan LeBel, associate professor at Cornell's School of Hotel Administration, and two colleagues shows that women seek comfort food when they're blue, while men indulge when they're happy. The findings may lead to a better understanding about food choices that lead to weight gain or, conversely, promote a healthy lifestyle. (November 15, 2005)

Memories and emotions about 'the American war' that continue to haunt

Soldiers, scholars and language instructors participate in Teaching Vietnam program on campus and off (November 15, 2005)

Traffic issues drive discussion at first open forum on sustainability

Traffic and parking issues were at the top of the agenda for the first open forum on sustainability at Cornell on Nov. 8. The discussion, sponsored by the University Assembly, was the first of six planned summits to focus on creating a culture of sustainability throughout campus. (November 15, 2005)