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Manhattan extension training is a walk in the park -- with science and hands-on classes

Cornell University Cooperative Extension-New York City has partnered with the Central Park Conservancy and NYC Parks Department to train staff and volunteers on the basics of horticulture and urban ecology. (April 28, 2008)

French revolutionary terror was a gross exaggeration, say Lafayette experts

The French public was led to believe that heads rolled willy-nilly and that blood ran in the streets of Paris in 1793-94, when, in fact, that wasn't quite the case. (April 28, 2008)

Gen. Anthony Zinni to America's next president: truly learn the 'new world order'

The next president of the United States needs to truly understand and engage the 'new world order,' says Retired General Anthony Zinni. (April 16, 2008)

Roland Martin to speak April 20 in Sage Chapel series

Journalist and author Roland S. Martin will deliver a commentary on race, politics, and ethics in public life in his talk, 'It's Time For Us to Rebuild,' April 20 at 4 p.m. in Sage Chapel. (April 16, 2008)

Leading Chinese economist Shi Zhengfu to give the Clarke Lecture at Cornell Law School, April 24

Economist Shi Zhengfu will address how recent market and political reforms are deeply linked in his talk, sponsored by the Clarke Program in East Asian Law and Culture. (April 16, 2008)

Drums along the campus: For ninth year, powwow brings American Indian culture to Cornell

American Indians from communities in upstate New York, including the Oneida and Onondaga Nations, came to campus for Cornell's Ninth Annual Powwow and Smokedance, Saturday, April 12. (April 15, 2008)

War and the anthropologist: Why an academic society continues to agonize over clandestine research

Retired anthropology professor Terence Turner discusses how the American Anthropological Association may allow its members to conduct secret research for corporations, the military or the government. (April 14, 2008)

People below 'digital divide' would use the Internet more if they had it, research suggests

There is a 'digital divide,' but a study shows that low-income households spend more time online than others, using it for e-mail, researching purchases, finding health information and reading news. (April 11, 2008)

Persistent poverty is focus of latest Institute for the Social Sciences theme project

'Persistent Poverty and Upward Mobility' will look at comparative research on why some people remain poor for long periods of time while others manage to escape poverty. (April 10, 2008)