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Society for the Humanities announces recipients of 2008-09 Mellon grants

The Mellon Foundation supports interdisciplinary writing groups to help humanities faculty and graduate students continue their research while carrying out their regular teaching and advising duties. (Aug. 8, 2008)

Roberto Sierra to compose inaugural Sphinx <br />commission for 12 orchestras

Composer and Cornell professor Roberto Sierra has been selected to compose the inaugural work for the Sphinx Commissioning Consortium, an alliance of 12 American orchestras. (Aug. 4, 2008)

Giving regards to Davy: Legendary Cornell registrar honored at baseball ceremony

A July 23 ceremony honored Davy Hoy, of 'Give My Regards to Davy' fame, when his grandson donated a historical baseball, missing from campus since 1922, to Cornell Library. (July 25, 2008)

Knight Institute gives 18 awards for writing excellence

The Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines has honored 18 prize winners for exemplary work in first-year writing seminars. (July 24, 2008)

Lincoln's resolve led to one of the greatest U.S. presidencies, says scholar

Holzer spoke about the months leading up to Lincoln's historic presidency July 9 on campus. This summer the Class of 2012 is reading 'Lincoln at Gettysburg' through the New Student Reading Project. (July 11, 2008)

New department chairs appointed in Arts and Sciences

New department chairs and program directors in Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences took their posts July 1. (July 9, 2008)

CU orchestras earn Adventurous Programming Award

The Cornell orchestras won an ASCAP award in June for adventurous programming during the 2007-08 season. (July 8, 2008)

Library names Dean Krafft chief technology strategist

Dean Krafft, a veteran of the computer science department, has been named the first chief technology strategist for Cornell University Library. (July 7, 2008)

Lincoln expert Harold Holzer to speak at Cornell July 9

Harold Holzer, one of the country's pre-eminent authorities on Abraham Lincoln, will lecture July 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Statler Hall's Alice Statler Auditorium on campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. (July 1, 2008)