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Garbage-truck traffic through Ithaca poses serious safety concerns, Cornell study shows

Garbage-truck traffic through Ithaca -- instead of on the surrounding interstates -- does not save truckers time or much money, and is causing safety issues for the community, a Cornell study shows. (June 9, 2008)

For U.S. foreign policy, change is on the way (maybe)

The next U.S. president will face the daunting task of re-establishing the nation's legitimacy on the global stage, said scholars in a reunion weekend roundtable. (June 7, 2008)

Why does Africa lag? Cornell researchers address issues of health and poverty at U.N. meeting

Cornell researchers spoke at a symposium on governance in Africa and its relation to development goals at the United Nations building in New York on May 21. (May 30, 2008)

Aggression between nursing-home residents more common than widely believed, studies find

New research by Karl Pillemer and Weill Cornell Medical College's Mark Lachs and Tony Rosen suggests that aggression and violence between nursing home residents is a prevalent and serious problem. (May 29, 2008)

For graduating Ph.D.s, a final lesson in diversity and inclusion

Deputy Provost David Harris had one more vital piece of instruction for Cornell's freshly minted group of doctors of philosophy at the Ph.D. recognition ceremony in Barton Hall on May 24. (May 25, 2008)

Kathleen Vogel awarded Carnegie grant

Assistant Professor Kathleen Vogel will use the grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York for a study on U.S. and former Soviet Union bioweapons history. (May 13, 2008)

Cornell-Nepal Studies Program weathers a civil war and looks to the future

A peaceful political resolution to the civil war in Nepal should boost enrollment in the Cornell-Nepal Study Program, Cornell Abroad's only campus-administered program. (May 13, 2008)

Why new U.S. biofuel legislation is on track to waste billions of tax dollars, while subsidizing oil consumption

Harry de Gorter and David Just, both Cornell professors of applied economics and management, argue that U.S. energy legislation meant to encourage ethanol production actually subsidizes oil consumption. (May 9, 2008)

Planning students assist a blighted New Orleans 9th Ward, still slow to rebuild

City and regional planning students surveyed New Orleans' 9th Ward in March and looked at sustainable options for rebuilding the neighborhood as part of an ongoing Cornell planning initiative. (May 8, 2008)