Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, spoke on campus Oct. 22 about the need for greater use of nonpolluting sources of energy.
Forty Cornellians helped plant trees and remove debris Nov. 9 in Breezy Point, Queens, N.Y., where residents are still recovering from the impacts of last year’s Hurricane Sandy.
Older children, interestingly, are more likely, not less likely, than younger children to faithfully imitate actions unnecessary to a task at hand, reports Cornell research.
Food labeling - like "Contains irradiated ingredients" - should explain what warnings mean, Cornell economists recommend.
Thousands and thousands of documents: the Library of Congress has received 1,705 boxes of the Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive for all of posterity to sift.
A famous math problem that has vexed mathematicians for decades has met an elegant solution by Cornell researchers.
Jorge de la Guardia, M.Eng. ’74, executive manager for the Panama Canal expansion, gave a Nov. 7 talk, “The Political and Economic Challenges for the Construction of the New Panama Canal,” on campus.
Policy Meets Design, a new course offered by the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, gives students real-world design experience in health care facilities.
Professor Sidney Tarrow's new book, “The Language of Contention: Revolutions in Words, 1688-2012,” looks at role of language in social and political movements.
Dnyaneshwar Mulay, consul general of India, discussed India’s history and progress from independence on campus Nov. 8.