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Cultural critic and conservation scientist are new A.D. White Professors-at-Large

Students will have the opportunity to learn from two new A.D. White Professors-at-Large: cultural critic Rebecca Solnit and conservationist Jeffrey McNeely, who were appointed to six-year terms. (Sept. 8, 2009)

Diane Ackerman laments 'nature deficit disorder' in first Sage Wednesday

'I believe in God, only I spell it nature,' said author Diane Ackerman, Ph.D. '97. She spoke Sept. 2, kicking off Sage Chapel's new fall series, Sage Wednesdays, held Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. (Sept. 8, 2009)

Olin Library to be studied for fire safety renovations

A large-scale renovation of the library has been put on hold, but a smaller project is expected to include upgrading Olin's smoke detectors and fire alarms, and installing a sprinkler system. (Aug. 27, 2009)

Synchrotron unveils long-hidden N.C. Wyeth painting

The colors of a 1919 painting by N.C. Wyeth have finally come to light, thanks to cutting-edge technologies developed at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source. (Aug. 20, 2009)

Cornell's solar house ready for test run at state fair

After several months of construction, engineering and design work, Cornell's 2009 Solar Decathlon house will debut to the public Aug. 27 at the Great New York State Fair. (Aug. 17, 2009)

Things to do, Aug. 14-21

Events at Cornell this week include a field day for organic farm research, a library orientation for newcomers to the United States, and networking for astronomy grad students. (Aug. 14, 2009)

Joyce Carol Oates on writing, rejection and the psychology of creative minds

Author Joyce Carol Oates lectured Aug. 5 in Statler Hall on the lives and creative motivations of famous writers including Charlotte and Emily Bronte, Ernest Hemingway and Emily Dickinson. (Aug. 7, 2009)

Cornell group tours sites in Turkey on interfaith trip

An interfaith delegation from Cornell explored religious and cultural sites in Turkey on a 10-day trip in May, gaining insight from interaction with Turkish people of various faiths. (July 13, 2009)

Librarian honored by Johnson School

Angela Horne, director of the Management Library, received the Outstanding Contributor Award from the Johnson Graduate School of Management. (July 6, 2009)