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Cochran wins Levenson Prize in Chinese Studies

Sherman Cochran, a Cornell professor of Chinese history, has been awarded the annual Joseph Levenson Prize in Chinese Studies for his 2006 book 'Chinese Medicine Men.' (April 15, 2008)

From the Forbidden City to the Great Wall, Glee Club and Chorus recall tour of mainland China

The Cornell Glee Club and Chorus have returned from a two-week concert tour and cultural exchange in the People's Republic of China that saw them perform in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. (April 9, 2008)

School of Criticism and Theory will convene <br />for 12th year at Cornell, June 15-July 24

Topics to be discussed at the School of Criticism and Theory, June 15 to July 24, will range from torture, disbelief, espionage, sovereignty and responsibility to modern jazz, experimental art, the lyric and bilingualism. (April 8, 2008)

Library staff treated to a monthlong wellness series

Chair yoga, mindfulness and computer ergonomics were big hits in a special series organized by Cornell University Library for employees. (April 4, 2008)

New University Librarian Anne Kenney to broaden access, expand both collections and services

Anne Kenney's challenges include filling a number of senior library management positions, raising $40 million, investing in collections, expanding digital services and more. (April 2, 2008)

Renowned poet Maya Angelou to deliver 2008 Cornell Convocation address

Renowned author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou will deliver the 2008 Cornell Convocation address to graduating seniors Saturday, May 24, at noon in Schoellkopf Stadium. (April 1, 2008)

Farred recounts a lifelong obsession with Liverpool football

Cornell faculty member Grant Farred related his lifelong love for the Liverpool Football Club and read from his recent memoir 'Long Distance Love' at the Cornell Store March 28. (April 1, 2008)

Digital library expert Anne Kenney is named to lead Cornell University Library system

Anne Kenney, an internationally respected expert in digital library development, has been named Cornell's Carl A. Kroch University Librarian. She has been serving as interim university librarian since February 2007. (March 31, 2008)

Race to keep up with humanities faculty hiring gets intellectual boost from Mellon Foundation grant

A $2.5 million challenge grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help Cornell endow three new senior professorships in the humanities. (March 26, 2008)