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Coat that cushions falls, machine to put pants on: Students cook up concepts to help elderly

Students have developed ideas for a machine that allows seniors to put on their pants without bending over, a coat that cushions a fall and a jacket that is easy to pull on and off while sitting in a wheelchair. (Jan. 13, 2009)

Light in Winter brings science, art and magic to Ithaca

The Light in Winter Festival of Science and the Arts is Jan. 23-25 on campus and other venues in Ithaca. The festival showcases cutting-edge ideas through theater, lectures, music and multimedia events. (Jan. 12, 2009)

Paper critiquing government outsourcing wins three prizes

Third-year Cornell Law School student Michael Zuckerman '09 won three national awards for his article, 'The Offshoring of American Government.' (Jan. 6, 2009)

Apparel design senior wins prize at association meeting

It was imagery of the Garden of Eden that inspired apparel design student Jessie Fair to create a flowing, asymmetrical gown of silk dupioni and organza. The piece won a top design prize. (Dec. 23, 2008)

Saylor named associate university librarian

John Saylor, who manages Cornell University Library's materials budget and collection development, becomes associate university librarian for scholarly resources and special collections Feb. 1. (Dec. 23, 2008)

Gandhi grows in the grass in Mann Library lobby

Cornell horticulture students created an indoors grass art installation of a larger-than-life portrait of Mohandas ('Mahatma') Gandhi in the Mann Library lobby during finals week. (Dec. 23, 2008)

Mann Library expands access to rare beekeeping volumes

Cornell's Mann Library has added the first 20 volumes of The American Bee Journal, the first English-language journal devoted to the beekeeping field, to its online library of historical beekeeping materials.

Bourke-White Photography Portfolio Prize awarded

Jessica Evett-Miller '00, M.F.A. '09, has received the second annual Margaret Bourke-White Photography Portfolio Prize. Her winning portfolio, 'Strata,' will be displayed in Tjaden Hall Jan. 19-23. (Dec. 18, 2008)

Cellist Adrianne Ngam wins concerto competition

Cellist Adrianne Ngam, an architecture major, won the fifth annual Cornell Concerto Competition Dec. 14 in Barnes Hall. She will be featured in a March 1 concert with the Cornell Symphony Orchestra. (Dec. 18, 2008)