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Cornell to host inaugural French studies conference

The French Studies Program presents a bilingual conference, 'Historiography, Theory, Literature: Franco-American Exchanges,' Sept. 11-13, which highlights a partnership with the Ecole normale superieure (ENS). (Sept. 2, 2008)

Endowed fund established in College of Arts and Sciences in honor of Charles T. Stewart '40

The recently endowed Charles T. Stewart '40 Fund for the College of Arts and Sciences will support the college in perpetuity. The fund was established in honor of Stewart, who passed away in January. (Sept. 2, 2008)

Sage Chapel launches Wednesday lunchtime program

Sage Wednesdays, a new program of Cornell United Religious Work, will be held weekly from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. and will replace Sage Chapel Sunday afternoon vesper services. (Aug. 26, 2008)

Cornell Urban Scholars gain perspective, experience from summer program

Students in the Cornell Urban Scholars Program in New York City this summer relate some of their experiences working with agencies and nonprofits to alleviate poverty. (Aug. 25, 2008)

Fulbrights take Cornellians from Honduras to New Zealand

Twenty Cornell Students will travel abroad for the 2008-09 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Program and another three Cornell students have received Fulbright-Hays fellowships. (Aug. 20, 2008)

French writer, German scholar and British poet named <br /> A.D. White Professors-at-Large

Cornell has appointed three A.D. White Professors-at-Large in the humanities and physical science. Several other nonresident professors will visit the campus for public programs this fall. (Aug. 13, 2008)

University of Colorado hosts tribute for Alfred Kahn

The University of Colorado Law School will host a conference Sept. 5 honoring Cornell Professor Emeritus Alfred Kahn. Thirty years ago, Kahn spearheaded the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978. (Aug. 13, 2008)

Whose right is it, anyway? Cornell University librarian works to revise copyright laws

Peter Hirtle has worked for three years to hammer out what libraries can do in support of research and teaching in this age of widespread digitization. (Aug. 8, 2008)

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)