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Author and former nun focuses on the quest to know God in April 14 talk

On April 14, Armstrong, a former Catholic nun who has written numerous books on religion, presented this year's Frederick C. Wood Lecture in Sage Chapel as part of the 75th anniversary of Cornell United Religious Work.

Celebrated architect Peter Eisenman to 'star' at Cornell reunion, in video, gallery and in person

Internationally renowned architect Peter Eisenman will be on campus to celebrate his 50th reunion at Cornell University this weekend. The winner of numerous architectural awards, Eisenman '54 earned his B.Arch. degree at Cornell's College of Architecture, Art and Planning. (June 10, 2004)

Archaeologist Andrew Ramage strikes gold again with new book

Cornell archaeologist Andrew Ramage was a Harvard University graduate student when he struck gold at an excavation site in Sardis, Turkey, in 1968. Ramage's detective work led to a one-of-a-kind discovery: a gold refinery that belonged to legendary Lydian emperor King Croesus, the world's first "millionaire."

Nabokov butterflies, Joyce manuscript among exhibit's 'hidden treasures'

Butterflies caught by Vladimir Nabokov, a manuscript scrawled by James Joyce and an assortment of brains, bird songs, fossils, fish and flowers are all part of the many object collections Cornell owns.

Honored literary scholar M.H. Abrams continues his labors (of love)

Having his acclaimed book of literary criticism, "The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition," ranked as No. 25 in the Modern Library's list of the 100 best nonfiction books written in English during the past 100 years doesn't seem to have fazed M.H. (Mike) Abrams.

'Occupational markers' provide clues to a life, new book reveals

Dog-walker's elbow, cowboy thumb, snowmobiler's back and miner's knee are among the nearly 150 conditions described in a new book, "Atlas of Occupational Markers on Human Remains," by Luigi Capasso, Kenneth A.R. Kennedy and Cynthia A. Wilczak.

Real estate entrepreneur and alumnus to be honored

William Sanders, who is honored April 15, as Cornell's 1999 Entrepreneur of the Year for his accomplishments. Sanders also will deliver the Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year address Friday, April 16, at 2:30 p.m. in Sage Hall, Room B-08.

Highlights from A.D. White's collections on display in Cornell's Kroch Library through Sept. 28 Exhibit includes Medieval manuscripts, witchcraft texts and abolitionist posters

While Andrew Dickson White's role in helping to found Cornell has been rightfully celebrated, his prowess as a book collector has gotten short shrift, say Mark G. Dimunation, Cornell's curator of rare books, and Elaine D. Engst, university archivist.

Cornell's "Fabric/Flight Connection" video will be on exhibit at National Air and Space Museum

Fabrics have always been an integral part of flight, according to a Cornell University video. And now, this connection will be a featured part of a new Smithsonian Institution exhibit in the new gallery, How Things Fly, in the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.