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Paying it forward: Jonathan Feldman '08 establishes <br />United Way internship for local high schoolers

Senior Jonathan Feldman has established the Stephen E. Garner Summers of Service Scholarships, and he is donating $1,500 annually to fund one of the scholarships. (Feb. 13, 2008)

N.Y. forest owners' vital role recognized with Cooperative Extension's woodlands management initiative

Cornell Cooperative Extension is launching the Regional Forestry Initiative in 13 New York counties to help more forest owners better manage their arboreal holdings. (Feb. 13, 2008)

CU student think tank drafts public policy to submit to legislators

The Cornell chapter of the Roosevelt Institution, a student-run think tank, held an expo Feb. 7 to present their proposed public policies on democracy, community development and criminal justice. (Feb. 12, 2008)

Cornellians confer at Boston Mosaic

Alumni, faculty and members of the incoming Class of 2012 attended the Cornell Mosaic conference, which offers Cornellians, particularly African-American, Latino and Asian alumni, opportunities to network and keep current on Cornell events. (Feb. 7, 2008)

Pinstrup-Andersen pioneers a program to take issues of hunger and poverty to their global grassroots

World Food Prize laureate and Cornell professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen's course takes a social entrepreneurial approach to world food policy, and he is training educators worldwide on how to the use materials to run participatory courses. (Feb. 6, 2008)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell creates world-class cancer center

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center has expanded its cancer program into a new center dedicated to advancing research, prevention and treatment of the disease with multidisciplinary collaborations. (Feb. 6, 2008)

Alumna veterinarian volunteers for Haiti animal project

Vermont veterinarian Karen Anderson, a 1982 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine, spent almost two weeks in Haiti last year helping to spread knowledge about caring for and treating animals. (Feb. 5, 2008)

Even with reduced emissions, upstate N.Y. could feel like D.C. by 2100, warns ecologist at global warming teach-in

Along with 1,600 other institutions around the United States, Cornell sponsored local events to address climate change on Jan 31. (Feb. 5, 2008)

CU students help celebrate a new chapter in Honduran town of Tamara -- the promise of clean, treated water

A dedication ceremony for a new water treatment plant in Tamara, Honduras, was attended by 18 Cornell engineering students who visited the country Jan. 4-20. (Feb. 4, 2008)