Social networking supports student groups

While Doonesbury's Roland Hedley uses Twitter to spread personal nonsense, groups of students are finding practical uses for online social networking tools. (April 9, 2009)

Using his CU engineering skills, alumnus targets tragic medical condition afflicting 2 million women

Seth Cochran '00, M.Eng. '01, has started a nonprofit called Operation OF, now being piloted in Uganda, dedicated to ending obstetric fistula worldwide. (April 2, 2009)

Students collect bikes for rural Ghana

Anne-Lise Cossart '09 and Liz Bageant '10, with a grant from the Public Service Center, are collecting used bicycles to ship to Ghana. They hope to have 500 bikes by April 4, when the bikes leave Ithaca. (April 1, 2009)

Graduating Qatar students celebrate successful Match Day

The 17 members of the second graduating class at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar will complete their residency training at some of the top medical programs in the United States and Qatar. (April 1, 2009)

American Indian Program expands opportunities for engagement, scholarship

Cornell's American Indian Program is offering its students a chance to participate in an upcoming United Nations forum on indigenous issues. The program also has strengthened support for students and scholars. (March 25, 2009)

Women opt out of math/science careers because of family demands, study concludes

Women are underrepresented in math-intensive careers not because they lack good math ability, but because they prefer other careers with more flexibility to raise children, says a new Cornell study. (March 11, 2009)

Prison Education Program expands its offerings

Each semester, volunteer faculty and teaching assistants teach a liberal arts curriculum free of charge to inmates at the Auburn Correctional Facility who can now work toward an associate's degree. (March 5, 2009)

Asian center gets a director and temporary space

Cornell has granted temporary space for an Asian and Asian American center. The administration also has named Patricia Nguyen associate dean and center director, starting April 20. (March 5, 2009)

Law School unveils center for women and justice, funded with $1.5 million from Avon foundation

The new Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, funded with a $1.5 million grant from the Avon Foundation for Women, will work with judges in an effort to bring justice to women survivors of violence. (March 4, 2009)