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CRP initiative: Helping New Orleans

City and regional planning students presenting their work from New Orleans' 9th Ward May 9 in Sibley Hall are continuing their department's New Orleans Planning Initiative. (May 8, 2008)

New York City feeding ministries keep the faith by dropping fatty foods and shaking it up

Faith-based organizations that serve meals in New York City are learning to serve more healthful fare through Cornell University Cooperative Extension-New York City's Kitchens of Faith program. (May 8, 2008)

Architecture students take on urban reality with Spanish music center

Cornell architecture students received real-world experience this semester with a community music center project in Valencia, Spain. Students visited the site over spring break. (May 6, 2008)

Stories about differences and diversity in Cornell project give community members a voice

Cornell students interview community members about inclusion and exclusion, racism and discrimination in Ithaca schools as part of 'Community Voices: Stories of Family, Culture and Education.' (May 6, 2008)

Students allocate money from the Sunshine Foundation to make local lives brighter

For the third year, students studying philanthropy in Cornell's College of Human Ecology allocated $10,000 from Doris Buffett's Sunshine Foundation to local nonprofit organizations. (May 5, 2008)

Skorton urges boost in science research funding at Senate Republican Conference meeting

Cornell President David Skorton participated in the meeting with other university leaders who are members of the Science Coalition, a national group that advocates for federal scientific research funding. (May 5, 2008)

A tree grows in White Plains: Blight-resistant chestnut honors Ezra Cornell and launches CCE White Plains project

A 12-foot, blight-resistant chestnut tree has recently been planted in a park in White Plains, N.Y., to honor Ezra Cornell and to launch a Cornell Cooperative Extension project to help restore the American chestnut tree to the state. (May 2, 2008)

Max Zhang uses cities as air-quality laboratories, including Olympic city Beijing

The assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering studies the nanoparticles emitted from cars, trucks and power plants, and his latest 'lab' is Olympic city Beijing. (May 1, 2008)

Manhattan extension training is a walk in the park -- with science and hands-on classes

Cornell University Cooperative Extension-New York City has partnered with the Central Park Conservancy and NYC Parks Department to train staff and volunteers on the basics of horticulture and urban ecology. (April 28, 2008)