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New kinds of workers need new kinds of unions, union founder stresses

Sara Horowitz, ILR '84, founder of Working Today, a union for flexible workers, delivered the Iscol Family Program lecture on the need for new kinds of unions, Sept. 8. (Sept. 9, 2008)

Skorton uses the power of words to get out the vote

Cornell President David Skorton read the Gettysburg Address and spoke of the power of oratory in persuading people, Sept. 6, at a kickoff event for Educate the Vote, Cornell's fall election series. (Sept. 8, 2008)

Taiwan party head and CU alum details island's tense relations with China

Tsai Ing-Wen, chair of the Democratic Progressive Party of Taiwan since May, spoke at Cornell Law School, Sept. 4, about Taiwan's status and its tension with mainland China. (Sept. 8, 2008)

Old Order farmers profit from new order idea

Cornell vegetable experts are working with New York Amish and Mennonite communities in using high-tunnel technology, a sort of plastic greenhouse that keeps plants warmer and extends the growing season. (Sept. 5, 2008)

Working to keep water clean and plentiful in Greece, CU faculty reach out to international partners

Gail Holst-Warhaft and Tammo Steenhuis traveled to Greece this summer to continue spreading public awareness on severe water shortages in the Mediterranean. (Sept. 4, 2008)

Experts to dissect Obama-McCain domestic policies

At the event 'Educate the Vote: McCain v. Obama in 3D -- Data and Debate on Domestic Policy' Sept. 26, experts in health care, immigration and Social Security will analyze the candidates' proposals. (Sept. 2, 2008)

How equal is opportunity? Seminars engage alumni in social sciences research

Interim Provost David Harris, a scholar on race, ethnicity and public policy, is one of four Cornell social scientists leading a series of interactive seminars on inequality and socio-economic mobility. (Aug. 29, 2008)

Cornell Urban Scholars gain perspective, experience from summer program

Students in the Cornell Urban Scholars Program in New York City this summer relate some of their experiences working with agencies and nonprofits to alleviate poverty. (Aug. 25, 2008)

Law professor defends legality of controversial wars

In a new book, Cornell Law School faculty member Jens David Ohlin asks -- and answers -- one of the most debated questions of our time: When is war justified? (Aug. 21, 2008)