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Washington gives Cornell $2 million to enlist kids to find missing ladybugs

Cornell has received $2 million from the National Science Foundation for the Lost Ladybug Project, which will enlist the help of children nationwide to find ladybugs and learn about biodiversity. (June 25, 2008)

Naming cabinet members pre-Convention would help presidential election process

The cure for what ails the American method of electing a president is a dose of parliament, says Ted Lowi, the John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions at Cornell. (June 25, 2008)

Law student wins Meyer Scholarship for legal essay

Cornell Law School student Nicholas A. Dorsey '09 won the 2008 Judge Bernard S. Meyer Scholarship for his winning legal essay on the Americans with Disabilities Act. (June 24, 2008)

Deputy Provost David Harris to present seminars on social inequality to alumni

David Harris, deputy provost and vice provost for the social sciences at Cornell, will present a discussion on poverty and inequality, 'Opportunity 101: What Affects Access,' June 18 in New York City. (June 12, 2008)

Meeting to consider tree planting as antidote to urban ills is uprooted by 'inconvenient conclusion'

Horticulturist Tom Whitlow reported at a Cornell Cooperative Extension-NYC conference that planting trees as a strategy for reducing asthma 'is unlikely to work.' (June 11, 2008)

Garbage-truck traffic through Ithaca poses serious safety concerns, Cornell study shows

Garbage-truck traffic through Ithaca -- instead of on the surrounding interstates -- does not save truckers time or much money, and is causing safety issues for the community, a Cornell study shows. (June 9, 2008)

Art on a barn, of a barn: Karen Brummund plans public art project June 14-15

Artist and Cornell staffer Karen Brummund is inviting public participation in her latest installation, a full-scale drawing of a barn in Groton. (June 9, 2008)

Cornell online videos tell young women to avoid certain cosmetics and plastics that may increase breast-cancer risk

Cornell's Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors has produced three online videos telling young women to avoid personal-care products, cosmetics and plastics containing chemicals that mimic estrogen and may increase breast-cancer risk. (June 5, 2008)

Troubling link of globalization to animal and human diseases cited at veterinary college program

Globalization brings new disease threats to animals and humans, Corrie Brown, professor of veterinary pathology at the University of Georgia, said at the 2008 Smith-Kilborne Foreign Animal Disease Program at Cornell May 28.