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Climate Action Plan steps up sustainability strategy

Facilities such as Lake Source Cooling have significantly reduced Cornell's carbon footprint. Now, as the global importance for a low-carbon economy grows urgent, Cornell has posted its most aggressive carbon-reduction strategy to date: the Cornell Climate Action Plan Update and Roadmap 2014-15. More.

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Celebrating Hu Shih
Thu, Apr 24, 09:55 AM
Cover girl
Thu, Apr 17, 10:05 AM
Timing is Everything?
Wed, Apr 9, 03:00 PM
Sat, Apr 5, 10:18 PM
Strength and Acceptance
Thu, Mar 27, 10:21 AM
Fears for Tears
Thu, Mar 27, 10:19 AM
Office Versus Home
Thu, Mar 27, 10:15 AM
Open to the World
Mon, Mar 10, 02:55 PM
Student Excellence
Mon, Mar 10, 02:54 PM
Worker Wellness and New Law
Mon, Mar 10, 02:52 PM
Serving the President
Mon, Mar 10, 02:49 PM
Cornell's Luce Scholar
Mon, Mar 10, 02:46 PM
Games with a Purpose
Tue, Jan 14, 04:25 PM
Expertise Shared
Tue, Jan 14, 04:25 PM
Games with a Purpose
Wed, Jan 8, 04:42 PM
Fall tree planting
Mon, Oct 21, 12:36 PM
Mentoring Cornellians
Thu, May 30, 01:57 PM
Where the Jobs Are
Wed, Jan 30, 11:59 AM
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If you are a parent who does not want your kids to go 'cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs,' avoid taking them down the cereal aisle.

-Marketing professor Brian Wansink, on the power of eye contact between children and cereal characters.

[S]pending years in a job you dislike is a recipe for regret and a tragic mistake. There was no issue about which [they] were more adamant and forceful.
 

-Prof. Karl Pillemer, on interviewing nearly 1,500 elderly people.

I have always thought that my most important job . . . was mentoring the next generation of physicians and scientists.

-Dr. Laurie Glimcher, Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College, in a Fast Company interview (Yes, You Do Have Time to Mentor).

“If you love to sleep in, you may not be getting enough sleep.”

-Allen Towfigh, MD, sleep specialist, Weill Cornell Medical Center.

The way people identify themselves and the ways society regulates sexuality has changed all around the world. … [but] some things stayed the same – loneliness, longing, passion, and the hope for fulfillment.

-Brenda Marston, curator of Cornell's Human Sexuality Collection, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.

I’ll be surprised if the large lecture course remains a big piece of higher education twenty years from now.

-Dan Huttenlocher, Dean, Cornell Tech.

I’ll be surprised if the large lecture course remains a big piece of higher education twenty years from now.

-Dan Huttenlocher, Dean, Cornell NYC Tech.

If you love to sleep in, you may not be getting enough sleep, in which case you need to go to bed earlier to increase your total sleep time.

-Allen Towfigh, M.D., Weill Cornell Medical Center sleep specialist, in Huffington Post article "10 Ways Your Personality Affects Your Weight".

The weather will give them a temporary setback, but as soon as the weather warms up, they will take off again.

-Entomology Professor Jan Nyrop, describing the impact of very cold weather on invasive insects.

The situation that forced Christie to an accounting before the cameras was traumatic, but not for him.

-Weill Cornell psychology professor Peggy Drexler describing the governor's press conference on traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge..
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