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Carl Sagan, Cornell astronomer, dies today (Dec. 20) in Seattle

Carl E. Sagan, 62, the David Duncan Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences and director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies died Dec. 20, 1996, in Seattle, Wash.

William Julius Wilson discusses consequences of ghetto joblessness

William Julius Wilson was the opening speaker Oct. 19 at a symposium titled "American Society: Diversity and Consensus," honoring another heavyweight sociologist, Cornell's Robin M. Williams Jr., the Henry Scarborough Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus.

Hundreds of Cornell students will go 'Into the Streets' Sept. 28

Into the Streets, a program of the Public Service Center at Cornell, is sponsoring its sixth annual Fall Service Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. On that day, several hundred Cornell students, faculty and staff will join with members of the Ithaca community in a day of public service projects.

Collegetown cleanup by residents and students set for Sept. 28

Cornell students, including members of fraternity and sorority councils, and Collegetown residents will take to the streets of Collegetown on Saturday, Sept. 28, Public Service Day. Activities include cleaning neighborhood sidewalks, streets, utility poles and open spaces.

State agrees to Cornell request to halt permitting process for Veterinary College incinerator

At the request of Cornell University, the permitting process for the replacement incinerator at the university's College of Veterinary Medicine has been suspended by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), and the university is inviting community and campus groups to participate in an advisory committee on the project.

Cornell to celebrate Homecoming Weekend Sept. 20-22

Cornell alumni will revisit their alma mater the weekend of Sept. 20-22 for Homecoming 1996, the university's annual fall celebration featuring educational, athletic and social events for all members of the Cornell community.

Emerson Electric CEO to give Hatfield Lecture at Cornell Sept. 26

Charles F. Knight, chairman and chief executive officer of Emerson Electric Co., will deliver the Hatfield Address on "American Industry Approaching the Millennium" Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Schwartz Auditorium of Rockefeller Hall.

Three renowned speakers -- a historian, a psychoanalyst and a geophysicist - will visit the Cornell campus this month

Three renowned speakers -- a historian, a psychoanalyst and a geophysicist -- will visit the  this month and next as A. D. White Professors-at-Large, giving public lectures.

Expanded Cornell campus events calendar mailed to Tompkins County households

Cornell's Community Report and Campus Events publication is being mailed this week to almost 40,000 households in Tompkins County.