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Kammen documents early black student life at Cornell in 'Part and Apart'

In 'Part and Apart: The Black Experience at Cornell, 1865-1945,' historian Carol Kammen pieces together a picture of African-American student life in the university's first 80 years. (May 28, 2009)

Library lifts restrictions on public domain books

Users are no longer required to seek permission to copy and use public domain material digitized by Cornell University Library. (May 28, 2009)

Meeting developing-world challenges requires large-scale vision, vice provost tells conference

Creating community partnerships and developing new techniques to share information are key ways that Cornell and other U.S. universities can help developing countries, says Vice Provost Alice Pell. (May 28, 2009)

Milstein Hall approval greeted with elation, relief by AAP faculty, students, alumni

Dean Kent Kleinman announced the building's approval to the College of Architecture, Art and Planning's Class of 2009 at the college's ceremony on the Arts Quad following Commencement May 24. (May 24, 2009)

Acclaimed educator and designer Dagmar Richter to lead Department of Architecture

Acclaimed educator, designer and author Dagmar Richter has been appointed to chair the Department of Architecture, effective July 1. She comes to Cornell from UCLA. (May 13, 2009)

Gainor co-authors new 'Norton Anthology of Drama'

J. Ellen Gainor, professor of theater and associate dean of the Graduate School, co-authored and made significant play selections for the first-ever 'Norton Anthology of Drama.' (May 13, 2009)

Learning a second language is good childhood mind medicine, studies find

'Cognitive advantages follow from becoming bilingual,' says Barbara Lust, a developmental psychology and linguistics expert. 'These cognitive advantages can contribute to a child's future academic success.' (May 12, 2009)

Interior design student wins industry competition

Melanie Gowen, a senior interior design student in the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, has won a statewide competition for her essay 'To Make a Difference By Design.' (May 11, 2009)

Hip-hop history: Undergrads take on archival research

Librarians helped teach the new course Researching Hip-Hop, where students worked with primary sources and conducted original research. They showcased their new knowledge at a hip-hop fair April 29. (May 6, 2009)