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Laura Brown, vice provost for undergraduate education, has been named Cornell senior vice provost for undergraduate education, effective July 1.
Professor Norman Uphoff discussed the System of Rice Intensification April 5 at the closing session of Cambodia's fourth annual national farmers conference in Phnom Penh.
On May 1 President David Skorton updated the Cornell community on the diversity planning effort Toward New Destinations, highlighting engagement with such off-campus constituents as community organizations and vendors.
Two Cornell researchers are world experts in studies of little-known plant transport proteins that may be key to easing the ever-growing global food needs.
Over spring break, 26 Cornell students offered legal education to disenfranchised Panamanians through the student group Global Law Brigade.
In his new book, Bruno Bosteels examines the revived interest among younger Latin Americans in the ideas of Marx and Freud, after their influence on an earlier generation of activists and artists.
Three Cornell student groups each recently received the Robinson-Appel Humanitarian Award, which comes with a grant of $1,500 to further their community service projects.
For decades, Cornell students have volunteered with the Cayuga Heights Fire Department and become fully fledged firefighters.
John Ambler, Ph.D. ’87, vice president of strategy for Oxfam America, delivered the Kaplan Family Distinguished Lecture April 24.
Eighteen Cornell students will travel to Lobitos, Peru, in June to conduct two sustainable development projects. And to surf.
Cornell horticulture students are hoping to highlight why trees are worth hugging, by hanging bright green 'price tags' on trunks around the Ag Quad to show the true value of trees.
Each of eight student teams went to a different country as part of the Student Multidisciplinary Applied Research Teams (SMART) program, to help businesses around the world.
The Engaged Learning + Research center hosted an open house April 19 to show off renovated offices; afterward, the Service-Learning Showcase featured students engaged in service-learning projects.
Forty students in Cornell Wind Ensembles performed concerts, led workshops for high school musicians and gave instruments to two schools on a service-learning trip to Washington, D.C.
Corinna Lewis, outreach coordinator of Cornell Abroad, received the 2012 Marilyn Emmons Williams Award in March for promoting undergraduate research at Cornell.
Ideas to provide seniors with better food and deliver vaccines via peanuts won top prizes in the annual Big Idea competition April 19.
Students with Bridges to Community not only takes students to Nicaragua to build during spring break but also run a course to help students process their experiences.
Cornell joined more than 75 colleges and universities to observe the National Day of Immigration Reform with a debate on the issue April 19.
Students presented research in the humanities at a forum April 16, with projects ranging from local archaeology to art, architecture, service-learning and philosophy.
More than 700 students and advisers from 42 high schools came to campus April 11-14 for the 2013 Cornell Model United Nations Conference; its theme was 'Raise Your Placard, Raise Your Voice.'