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5 hrs ago |

Images We Found in 'Happy' Music Video From Gaza Could Reveal...

Gazans have contributed to the worldwide phenomenon of creating video clips for the wildly popular Pharrell Williams song "Happy."


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News

7 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Tompkins community discussions mark Earth Day

With Earth Day approaching Tuesday, methods for generating environmental activism are being discussed in Tompkins County.


Related Topix: Tompkins County, NY, Ithaca College

9 hrs ago | Humboldt Beacon

Bid, Dick, bid: 'Dick and Jane' artworks for sale

In the portrait, the little boy's blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine.


Related Topix: Gilmanton, NH, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Exotic Materials Study Could Lead To Advanced Electronic Devices

In an attempt to help scale down the size of electronic devices to atomic dimensions, researchers from Cornell University and the Brookhaven National Laboratory have demonstrated how to convert a particular transition metal oxide from a metal to an insulator by reducing its size to less than one nanometer thick.


Related Topix: Physics

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

West Virginians Who Matter: Pearl S. Buck

Editor's Note: This is the 17th part of a 52-week series to run throughout 2014 on 52 West Virginians who made a difference and who matter.


Related Topix: West Virginia, World News, China, Arts, Literature


Follow This: Roosevelt's Campus Network Hatches Policy Ideas for...

The latest edition of the 10 Ideas series highlights student proposals on economic development, health care, education, equal justice, defense and diplomacy, and energy and the environment.


Related Topix: York, NY, City College of New York, City University of New York, Claremont McKenna College, College of William and Mary

Bangor Daily News

Much Ado About Something: Celebrating Shakespeare's 450th Birthday

Union Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday May 7 at the Old Town House, Town House Road, just off Union Common.


Related Topix: Colby College, Maine, The Tempest, Drama Movies

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Congressional races taking shape

Major-party candidates submitted petitions to run for seats in the 19th and 20th congressional districts.


Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Siena College

District Administration

Banning chocolate milk in Oregon schools causes waste, lower milk consumption, study finds

Researchers at Cornell University discovered in a study conducted in Oregon that removing chocolate milk from schools had some unintended consequences.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Fri Apr 18, 2014

1862 Morrill Act and the history of agricultural education

"Knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged."


Related Topix: Rutgers University

Antigo Daily Journal


Local students who will be packing in a few months to make the move of a lifetime, to the University of Wisconsin, gathered Thursday evening to be a key part of the annual spring Founders Day program.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Antigo, WI, Langlade County, WI, UMass Amherst

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Replacing college fight songs with 'Solidarity Forever'?

Nearly 30 years ago, I graduated from Northwestern University, having spent four memorable years in Evanston.


Related Topix: Northwestern University, University of Iowa

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ithaca forum offers state energy plan alternative

New York's Draft 2014 Energy Plan sets bold goals to address climate change but offers few real actions to attain those goals, according to planned speakers at an upcoming public forum.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY


Gear Up: Learning from Weather Decisions

It is a Saturday night in Ithaca, New York. The temperature is 7 degrees, and the gusts of 26 knots blow snow across the ramp.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, White Plains, NY

Earth & Sky

Tiger beetle dance

If a tiger beetle drew a line as it chased its next meal, the resulting pattern would be a tangled mess.


Related Topix: Entomology

KREM-TV Spokane

Study: Eliminating chocolate milk can backfire

New research from Cornell University might have you asking what your kids are drinking at school - the chocolate or the white milk? Or neither? "When chocolate milk isn't offered, we found overall milk sales dropped 10 percent, and 29 percent of white milk ended up in the trash," said Cornell researcher Drew Hanks.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA

Architectural Records

RECORD Brings Innovation Conference to L.A.

Architectural Record will bring its acclaimed Innovation Conference to Los Angeles for the first time, on May 21. L.A. - a city known for blurring the boundaries between urbanism, architecture, and landscape - is the perfect place to host Breakthrough: Design at the Intersection of Art, Science & Technology .


Related Topix: Dutchess County, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Student Life

Administration discusses potential savings from new efficiency measures

At the beginning of 2013, the University retained the services of Huron Consulting Group to find methods to reduce expenditures in four areas where other universities have implemented similar measures.


Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Jewish News Weekly

Cornell BDS measure tabled

The Cornell University Student Assembly voted to table indefinitely a resolution to divest from companies that do business in Israel.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Ithaca, NY, Palestinian Territories

Post and Courier

MUSC Board of Trustees selects new president

The Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees voted Thursday for Dr. David Cole to serve the university as its new president.


Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, New Mexico State University, Emory University, Bethesda, MD