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Winter Ezra: Sustainability solutions

The winter 2012 issue of Ezra, Cornell’s quarterly magazine, features a look at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future and the faculty who work at its global effort to understand and provide workable solutions to the planet’s urgent environmental, ecological and energy challenges. Also in this issue: the “Cornell Now” campaign expands to fuel […]

Foodstuff

The Food and Brand Lab offers free stuff: magnets “to help remind you of some of the small things that can make a big difference” to help reduce caloric intake; DVDs with video clips of the lab’s research; and nutrition lesson-planning materials for teachers. See the lab’s latest newsletter, The Mindless Eater.

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The historic Cornell-Technion partnership.

Win-Win!

Cornell seals the deal for NYC Tech Campus. Watch live.

Tune in today @ 2:30 p.m. EST

At 2:30 p.m. today, CornellCast will carry a live event of special interest to all Cornellians. The livestream will also be available on Facebook.

Homage to Strunk & White

“The Elements of Style” authors – E.B. White, Class of 1921, and his Cornell English professor, William Strunk Jr. – receive a rapping tribute in the above video. The lyrics: My name is Strunk And they call me White Here to teach you how to put the pen down right I see that your writing […]

Cornelia recommends the nog

Cornell Dairy Spokescow Cornelia reminds you that Cornell Dairy Egg Nog is available at the Cornell Orchards retail store through the holiday season, while supplies last.  

Two who fracking ‘mattered’

magazine cites two Cornell professors as “People Who Mattered” for their involvement in an environmental controversy: “The biggest environmental issue of 2011 — at least in the U.S. — wasn’t global warming. It was hydraulic fracturing, and these … men helped represent the determined opposition to what’s more commonly known as fracking. Anthony Ingraffea is an engineer at Cornell […]

Music to his ears

Brooklyn-based composer James Matheson, MFA ’97, DMA ’01, has won the Charles Ives Living award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He will receive $200,000 over two years. “Two years devoted exclusively to composition is a luxury almost beyond my ability to imagine,” said Matheson. “My deepest thanks go to the academy – and to the ghosts of […]

Re-tred

Cornell Greeks Go Green is collecting athletic shoes to be sent to Nike where they will be processed into new, functional products. Nike collects used athletic shoes and creates Nike grind rubber, foam and fiber, used for track surfaces, gym floors, playground surfaces and basketball and tennis courts. The Reuse-a-Shoe Drive runs through Feb. 19. What […]

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