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Meat is murder

T. Colin Campbell, professor emeritus of nutritional sciences, is featured in the new documentary Forks Over Knives, which contends that most degenerative diseases can be controlled or reversed by not eating animal-based and processed foods.

Spring in the air

This video of Cornell Plantations was taken May 24.

HAM on chipsats

The Cornell chip satellite team, which recently sent three prototype fingernail-sized satellites into space aboard the shuttle Endeavour, could get some help from amateur radio enthusiasts. The Cornell chipsats, designed to flutter down through the atmosphere, transmit 10 milliwatts of radio frequency power at 902 MHz using MSK modulation (minimum-shift keying) with a chipping rate […]

Keep in touch

Graduation may mean saying goodbye to late nights at Mann and Olin, but it doesn’t have to mean leaving the library behind entirely. Alumni can still use plenty of library resources, including a new database that provides access to tons of full-text articles. Project MUSE incorporates journals published by multiple university presses, and it covers […]

Gumdrops and green design

Using gumdrops and toothpicks, more than 400 New York City schoolchildren imagined the possibilities of ecological design at an exhibit hosted by Cornell’s Sustainability Research Facility student team at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s Earth Day celebration. The kids clambered onto a play structure and chair assembled from design and environmental analysis associate professor Jack Elliott’s novel Triakonta […]

Calling Christopher Guest

The library will collect a “best of show” award June 26 in New Orleans at the American Library Association’s annual conference for its 2010 annual report. The report won a competition in the “PR Xchange” program, part of ALA’s Library Leadership and Management Association. Three staff members from the library’s assessment and communication department created the […]

Punk pedagogue

Greg Graffin, who earned a Cornell Ph.D. in zoology in 2003 and has sung lead since 1979 with the influential punk band Bad Religion, returns to the Hill this year to teach evolution with geneticist Richard Harrison. “This is the first year of three that I am slated to help develop the course and lecture […]

Fast times @ Cornell U

A beautiful video of Cornell by Alex Silver ’11 and Jon Tai ’11. This Is from Alex Silver on Vimeo. .


Molly Rasmussen ’03 co-founded to help people raise money for socially responsible projects and businesses. Socially minded entrepreneurs can test, market, fund and sell projects, products or events and retain ownership. Projects are featured as campaigns, each with a funding goal and a deadline. “Instead of developing a business plan, looking for investors and loans, […]

Urban dragon

College of Architecture, Art and Planning faculty, alumni and students will celebrate the second Dragon Day NYC May 24 in AAP’s New York studio space.

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