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$6 million research lab will produce ethanol and other biofuels from grasses and biomass

Construction has begun on a state-of-the art Biofuels Research Lab that will convert perennial grasses and woody biomass into ethanol thanks to a $10 million grant awarded to Professor Larry Walker. (March 6, 2008)

Cornell researchers win $3.7 million in grants to help create vibrant New York agricultural future

The 27 projects funded by the New York Farm Viability Institute are designed to produce measurable results at the farm level and create a vibrant and viable agricultural industry statewide. (March 6, 2008)

Cornell partners with Indian university to offer innovative degree in food science

Students at Cornell and Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in India will study global issues related to food processing, technology, marketing and engineering. (March 6, 2008)

Rural preschoolers get short shrift in access to early education programs

Rural preschoolers in poor communities in New York state have significantly less access to quality early education programs than their urban and suburban counterparts, finds a new Cornell study. (March 3, 2008)

Business as usual not an option for rescuing world food system, says Cornell's Pinstrup-Andersen

The global food system is in disarray: Prices of fuel and food are skyrocketing; weather is wreaking havoc; and subsidies are misdirected. There is an urgent need for new policy priorities, says Per Pinstrup-Andersen in a Cornell Perspectives piece. (March 3, 2008)

Cornell's Legal Information Institute -- a place where even the IRS can get help

The IRS requests -- and gets -- Cornell's Legal Information Institute's Title 26 for the agency's top-drawer Tax Products CD/DVD package, which includes tax publications and forms, research tools and answers to FAQs. (Feb. 29, 2008)

ILR Oral History Project documents unsung heroes of the struggle against alcoholism in the workplace

The video testimonies of four recovering alcoholics, all pioneers in the field of alcohol abuse prevention in the workplace, lend an authentic voice to the ILR School's Oral History Project. (Feb. 29, 2008)

Justice served: Reflections on the founding of the Council of Legal Education Opportunity

In 1968, Robert Summers was asked to serve as a co-consultant in the founding of the Council of Legal Education Opportunity. Since then more than 8,000 students have participated in the program. (Feb. 29, 2008)

Cornell students organize fundraiser to help Kenya heal

The Heal Kenya Campaign, which is running through March 28, is intended to raise awareness about the issues in Kenya and provide funds for the Kenya Red Cross Society. (Feb. 28, 2008)