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Inaugural class of young professionals works with NYC extension to become leaders in a multicultural world

Cornell Cooperative Extension-New York City has just 'graduated' its inaugural class of young professionals in a new program, Strength Through Diversity -- Young Professionals Leadership Program. (April 7, 2008)

Cornell international symposium addresses failed and failing states and the lessons from Darfur, April 18-19

Cornell's Institute for African Development will host a two-day symposium, 'Failed and Failing States in Africa: Lessons From Darfur and Beyond,' April 18-19, in the ILR Conference Center. (April 4, 2008)

The Hartwell Foundation awards Cornell University researchers $1 million

Three Cornell researchers will receive Hartwell awards for their cutting-edge research to benefit children: Charles Glatt and Anjali Rajadhyaksha of Weill Cornell Medical College and John March in Ithaca. (April 3, 2008)

Business incubator opens for entrepreneurial undergraduates

The Student Agencies eLab will help Cornell undergraduates develop business ideas into action with access to a network of successful alumni mentors and investors and a suite of professional services. (April 3, 2008)

Engineering teams create cutting-edge designs while honing entrepreneurial skills

Sixteen student project teams in the College of Engineering hone their entrepreneurial skills by building vehicles and other projects to enter national competitions. (April 3, 2008)

Ethnic co-existence in Kenya is critical for harmony, say panelists in forum on understanding tribal warfare

Panelists discuss Kenya's tribal warfare, politics and elections in a forum in conjunction with Heal Kenya, a campaign at Cornell to raise money to help Kenyans displaced by ethnic violence. (April 2, 2008)

Big Red Relief sponsors panel on Iraq refugees April 8 and benefit concert April 11

Cornell's Big Red Relief will host a panel discussion of experts about Iraqi refugees on April 8 and a benefit concert April 11 in Bailey Hall to aid those refugees. (April 2, 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)

Higher education should not be seen as interest group, but as problem solver, Skorton tells national media

President David Skorton tells national reporters that higher education, especially in science and math, must be looked at as a problem solver and not as a separate interest group. (March 24, 2008)