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CU orchestras earn Adventurous Programming Award

The Cornell orchestras won an ASCAP award in June for adventurous programming during the 2007-08 season. (July 8, 2008)

Library names Dean Krafft chief technology strategist

Dean Krafft, a veteran of the computer science department, has been named the first chief technology strategist for Cornell University Library. (July 7, 2008)

Lincoln expert Harold Holzer to speak at Cornell July 9

Harold Holzer, one of the country's pre-eminent authorities on Abraham Lincoln, will lecture July 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Statler Hall's Alice Statler Auditorium on campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. (July 1, 2008)

Acting, singing and dancing for social change is part of new initiative at Cornell

The Center for Transformative Action (formerly CRESP) at Cornell has created the Performing Arts for Social Change, an initiative to make a social impact through theater, music and dance. (June 26, 2008)

Parsons architect, scholar Kent Kleinman named dean of College of Architecture, Art and Planning

Kent Kleinman, a professor and department chair at Parsons The New School for Design, has been selected as the new Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning. He will begin his five-year term Sept. 1. (June 26, 2008)

Steven Stucky to chair American Music Center board

The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and Cornell professor will serve as AMC's public face and primary representative for its membership, beginning July 1. (June 24, 2008)

Institute explores how to help students surf the growing waves of good and not-so-good information

Cornell's first Summer Institute of the Undergraduate Information Competency Initiative, held June 16-20, explored how Cornell could restructure its curriculum and help students access information. (June 20, 2008)

Art on a barn, of a barn: Karen Brummund plans public art project June 14-15

Artist and Cornell staffer Karen Brummund is inviting public participation in her latest installation, a full-scale drawing of a barn in Groton. (June 9, 2008)

For U.S. foreign policy, change is on the way (maybe)

The next U.S. president will face the daunting task of re-establishing the nation's legitimacy on the global stage, said scholars in a reunion weekend roundtable. (June 7, 2008)