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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
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, 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)