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Integrated Pest Managment offers alternative solutions to what is bugging you

Pest management researchers at Cornell University and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station are trying to keep insects from bugging you at the dinner table.

Cornell introduces Summer College for high school sophomores

Instead of whiling away the lazy summer days listening to Hootie and the Blowfish and playing video games, a select group of 15-year-olds will be discoursing on the theories and philosophies of John Stuart Mill, Machiavelli and Plato, and earning three college credits.

Waldorf-Astoria chef to serve up presidential dinners March 3 as part of Cornell's Guest Chef Series

Patrons of Cornell's Guest Chef Series will be able to get a taste of history when John Doherty, executive chef of the Waldorf-Astoria who has prepared meals for state dinners hosted by Presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush, recreates these historic dinners for the public March 3.

New York state pest management program honors eight for excellence

Eight trailblazers in integrated pest management work were honored in January with "Excellence in IPM" awards by the New York State Legislature, the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and Cornell in ceremonies in Albany.

Sign on the dotted line, and this Cornell-developed system can tell if you're a forger

With a little practice, almost anyone can learn to imitate a signature. But only the most highly skilled forger can rip it off just the right way, with the same variations in speed, the same order of crossing the t's and dotting the i's.

Karl N. Stauber, USDA official, will visit Cornell on March 7

Karl N. Stauber, undersecretary of research, education and economics at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will visit Cornell on Thursday, March 7, to meet with deans and hear faculty presentations on selected programs.

Blizzard, cold, snow, thaw and flood -- January '96 had it all

Blizzard, cold, snow, thaw and flood -- January '96 had it all Dozens of new weather records for temperature, snowfall are set.

Computer association names Cornell's Gries an outstanding educator

David Gries received the 1995 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award Feb. 17 from the Association of Computing Machinery.

IBM's chess-playing 'Deep Blue' computer is harbinger of the future of supercomputing, Cornell's Kalos says

Checkmate? Not yet. But having a supercomputer battle the world's human chess champion to a draw is just a hint of the future power of these man-made analytical superstars.

Dairy farmers may recover up to half the energy costs of milking cows, thanks to technology developed by Cornell agricultural engineers

Forever looking to save money, dairy farmers soon may be able to pocket up to half the energy cost of milking cows thanks to new technology developed by Cornell agricultural engineers that provides energy-efficient ways to control vacuum levels on milking machines.

International agricultural agency hosted by Cornell links private research with Third World countries

One of the world's staples - the potato - has been pounded by disease and pestilence for centuries, but small farms soon may get a reprieve.

Cornell University Library: Yesterday and Today

Andrew D. White, first president of Cornell University, was a bookish man -- a scholar who knew, loved and collected books. Though the university's founder, Ezra Cornell, was not bookish, he appreciated the value and necessity of assembling a proper library for the students and faculty of the university that was to bear his name.