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Instructors pair up with librarians to ramp up student research skills

In the second year of the Cornell Library's Information Competency Initiative, instructors once again pair up with librarians to teach students better research skills. (June 19, 2009)

Green dragons and Big Red bears: Cornell's colorful history

At a June 12 presentation, University Archivist Elaine Engst revealed Cornell's historical secrets to about 55 members of the Alumni Affairs and Development staff. (June 19, 2009)

James Siena '79 tapped for alumni artist award

The Cornell Council for the Arts announced painter James Siena '79 will receive the 2009-10 Eissner Artist of the Year Award, and Dorian Bandy '10 the annual Cornell Undergraduate Artist Award. (June 16, 2009)

Byfield elected vice president of African Studies Association

Judith Byfield, Cornell associate professor of history and Africana studies, will serve in 2009-10 as vice president of the African Studies Association, an international group of scholars. (June 15, 2009)

Things to do, June 15-19

Things to do include a premier of 'Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer' in Willard Straight Theatre and a hands-on Twitter workshop. (June 15, 2009)

Cornell aids discovery of blue whale singing in New York coastal waters

Cornell's Bioacoustics Research Program helped confirm, for the first time in New York coastal waters, the voices of singing blue whales. (May 28, 2009)

Kammen documents early black student life at Cornell in 'Part and Apart'

In 'Part and Apart: The Black Experience at Cornell, 1865-1945,' historian Carol Kammen pieces together a picture of African-American student life in the university's first 80 years. (May 28, 2009)

Library lifts restrictions on public domain books

Users are no longer required to seek permission to copy and use public domain material digitized by Cornell University Library. (May 28, 2009)

Meeting developing-world challenges requires large-scale vision, vice provost tells conference

Creating community partnerships and developing new techniques to share information are key ways that Cornell and other U.S. universities can help developing countries, says Vice Provost Alice Pell. (May 28, 2009)