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From Ammons to Pynchon, scholars consider Cornell's literary legacy

English professors discussed the work and influence of poet A.R. Ammons and alumni Thomas Pynchon, Loida Maritza Perez and Manuel Munoz in a scholarly panel on Cornell writers March 4. (March 10, 2009)

Prison Education Program expands its offerings

Each semester, volunteer faculty and teaching assistants teach a liberal arts curriculum free of charge to inmates at the Auburn Correctional Facility who can now work toward an associate's degree. (March 5, 2009)

PG puppetry: Japanese puppets used to depict sex, sin and violence

Puppets used in the Awaji Puppet Theater performances Feb. 24-25 on campus are used in Japan in religious rites and other rituals, according to Professor Jane Marie Law. (March 2, 2009)

Cornell and join to resurrect 90,000 rare books via print-on-demand

In a partnership between Cornell University Library and, some 90,000 titles from Cornell's library shelves will be available as print-on-demand books as well as online. (Feb. 26, 2009)

Japanese scholar Eleanor Jorden died Feb. 11

Eleanor Jorden, who established Cornell as a leading institution for the study of Japanese, died Feb. 11. (Feb. 25, 2009)

Playwrights Weekend welcomes alumni and presents new contest-winning play

The Alumni Playwrights Reunion Weekend at the Schwartz Center will welcome back five accomplished Cornellians and will feature readings of their work, a roundtable discussion and a new play. (Feb. 18, 2009)

Alumnus commissions concerto dedicated to Cornell

Charles Staadecker '71 is honoring his alma mater and his 25th wedding anniversary with the commissioning of a concerto to be performed by the Seattle Symphony in April. (Feb. 13, 2009)

'Picturing Eden': Paradise found in contemporary photographs

'Picturing Eden,' on display at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, looks at paradise through the work of 37 contemporary photographers. Nancy Green will lead a tour of the exhibition March 5. (Feb. 13, 2009)

AAP dean: Need for Milstein Hall 'is very, very real for us'

College of Architecture, Art and Planning Dean Kent Kleinman spoke out at a Faculty Senate meeting Feb. 11, stressing the need to build Paul Milstein Hall.