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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)

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)

Climbing class offered for staff, faculty, community

Cornell Outdoor Education has designed a 'Learn to Climb' program specifically for Cornell staff, faculty, families and the local community. (March 25, 2008)

Maple weekends could be two months earlier by 2080, say Cornell researchers studying effects of climate on industry

This year, Maple Weekend is March 29-30, but by 2080, it could be as early as Jan. 29-30 in northern New York, say climate change experts. (March 24, 2008)

Professor's biodegradable-composite company draws skateboard firm to Ithaca

Thanks to innovative research by Cornell's Anil Netravali, Comet Skateboards is making completely biodegradable boards. The company has since moved its manufacturing operation to Ithaca. (March 19, 2008)

Humanity must work as a team to reduce global warming, philosophy professor warns

About 20 area schoolteachers attended a workshop at Cornell March 14 to learn ways to teach climate change from a global perspective. (March 18, 2008)