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Old house of new ideas: Society for the Humanities to plug into digital culture as Murray takes helm

The Society for the Humanities has for more than four decades spearheaded propagation of new knowledge and introduced interdisciplinary approaches to study that have had lasting institutional consequences. (Feb. 8, 2008)

Konstantin Frank wine cellars donates historic book collection to Cornell

Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars and the Frank family have donated a book collection comprising 137 19th- and 20th-century titles on wine and grape-related topics to the Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, N.Y. (Feb. 6, 2008)

Johnson art museum receives $500,000 challenge grant

The art museum has been awarded a $500,000 Kresge Foundation challenge grant to support its new underground extension. The museum must raise an additional $1.5 million by July 1, 2009, to receive the challenge grant. (Feb. 4, 2008)

Activist and CU electrician Herrera speaks of the joy from working for change

Kathy Luz Herrera, an activist, union electrician at Cornell and second-term Tompkins County legislator, spoke about her activist background, Jan. 31, in Sage Chapel as part of the 'Soup for Hope' series. (Feb. 1, 2008)

Music with a mission: CU Winds revisit Costa Rica

The Cornell Wind Ensemble toured Costa Rica for the second time in January, delivering more than 80 donated instruments to three schools and performing concerts across the country. (Jan. 29, 2008)

Former student honors James McConkey by endowing creative writing stipend

A Jan. 24 reception celebrated the James McConkey Summer Fellowship in Creative Writing, which will support a second-year MFA student who is completing a thesis. (Jan. 29, 2008)

Classics and rarities: Schwartz Center sets new season

The Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts' 20th anniversary season in 2008-09 will celebrate accomplished Cornellians while taking on the wit of Oscar Wilde and William Shakespeare alongside new plays and rarely performed works. (Jan. 24, 2008)

<i>Food for thought:</i><br /> Sage Chapel hosts talk series, Soup and Hope

On four consecutive Thursdays beginning Jan. 24, Sage Chapel invites the Cornell community is to bring a bowl, enjoy soup with hearty bread and listen to stories of hope from Ithaca community members. (Jan. 16, 2008)

Cornell's Creative Writing Program ranked among the nation's best

In its summer 2007 fiction issue, The Atlantic magazine included Cornell in its list of the leading U.S. graduate writing programs, citing the quality of the program's alumni and faculty, its selectivity and its resources. (Aug. 6, 2007)