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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)

CRP initiative: Helping New Orleans

City and regional planning students presenting their work from New Orleans' 9th Ward May 9 in Sibley Hall are continuing their department's New Orleans Planning Initiative. (May 8, 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)

Cornell law alumnus appointed to first American clerkship with French supreme court

Law School graduate Juscelino F. Colares '03 will be the first American to hold a prestigious clerkship with the Conseil constitutionnel in Paris, where he will research American constitutional law for French justices. (May 7, 2008)

Stories about differences and diversity in Cornell project give community members a voice

Cornell students interview community members about inclusion and exclusion, racism and discrimination in Ithaca schools as part of 'Community Voices: Stories of Family, Culture and Education.' (May 6, 2008)

Women firefighters can take the heat, but too few firehouses give them the chance, study finds

Fewer than 4 percent of the nation's firefighters are women, and more than half of paid fire departments have never hired a female firefighter, finds a new report issued by the ILR School's Institute for Women and Work. (May 5, 2008)

Students allocate money from the Sunshine Foundation to make local lives brighter

For the third year, students studying philanthropy in Cornell's College of Human Ecology allocated $10,000 from Doris Buffett's Sunshine Foundation to local nonprofit organizations. (May 5, 2008)

To learn computer science, first-year students program robots

An innovative course at Cornell makes beginning computer programming more exciting by letting students program robots. (April 28, 2008)