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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)

Cornell faculty to confer on troubled waters in Greece

Cornell faculty members Gail Holst-Warhaft and Tammo Steenhuis will meet with government leaders, activists and academics in Greece this summer to discuss the water-scarcity problem in the Mediterranean. (May 27, 2008)

Acre-sized art installation uses grass as canvas

The turf artwork, created by art of horticulture students over the past several weeks, covers more than an acre at Cornell's Bluegrass Lane Landscape Horticulture Field Research Facility. (May 16, 2008)

New wing of museum takes flight toward the future

The expansion will enhance the art education of the entire community and give visitors of all ages a better understanding of other cultures, other centuries and other values, says museum director Frank Robinson. (May 15, 2008)

Cornell-Nepal Studies Program weathers a civil war and looks to the future

A peaceful political resolution to the civil war in Nepal should boost enrollment in the Cornell-Nepal Study Program, Cornell Abroad's only campus-administered program. (May 13, 2008)

Alumna Melissa Bank named 2009 visiting writer at Cornell

Melissa Bank, MFA '98, the author of the best-seller 'The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing,' will teach seminars to undergraduates and graduate students in English and creative writing. (May 7, 2008)