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Inaugural class of young professionals works with NYC extension to become leaders in a multicultural world

Cornell Cooperative Extension-New York City has just 'graduated' its inaugural class of young professionals in a new program, Strength Through Diversity -- Young Professionals Leadership Program. (April 7, 2008)

Big Red Relief sponsors panel on Iraq refugees April 8 and benefit concert April 11

Cornell's Big Red Relief will host a panel discussion of experts about Iraqi refugees on April 8 and a benefit concert April 11 in Bailey Hall to aid those refugees. (April 2, 2008)

Feline Follies, April 5, to feature contests, health talks and children's activities

Feline Follies, a charity cat show event, will include contests, activities and adoptions as well as lectures on cat health and behavior in the atrium of the Veterinary Education Center.

Students pull an all-nighter to raise money for cancer reach -- and have fun

Many of the nearly 3,000 participants in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life at Cornell, March 29, were up until 6 a.m. in Barton Hall to fight cancer -- and have a little fun. (April 1, 2008)

Cornell Vet College to feature tours, Teddy Bear ER and treadmill demo at April 12 open house

The College of Veterinary Medicine's 42nd annual open house will highlight such activities as milking a cow, watching students ultrasound dogs' hearts and education and career sessions. (April 1, 2008)

Area students learn how small particles make a big difference at Cornell's NanoDay

Local children of all ages learned about nanotechnology March 30 by making slime, extracting salmon DNA and attending workshops at Cornell's NanoDay, an open house in Duffield Hall. (March 31, 2008)

Weill Cornell medical educators reach out to inspire Qatari high schoolers

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar is stepping up its ongoing effort to reach out to Qatari high schools with regular visits to schools and invitations to students to visit the medical college. (March 28, 2008)

Cornell Hillel and engineering and law students give up beach parties for work parties in New Orleans

Many Cornell students gave up beach parties for work parties during spring break not only in New Orleans, but in Boston, Orlando and rural West Virginia. (March 26, 2008)

Retirees on the move are 'grey gold' and a bit of the blues for rural towns, Cornell research finds

Retirees who move to rural areas often have a positive impact on local economies, but they also drive up housing prices and can have other negative effects, Cornell research finds. (March 26, 2008)