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Cornell and Amazon.com join to resurrect 90,000 rare books via print-on-demand

In a partnership between Cornell University Library and Amazon.com, some 90,000 titles from Cornell's library shelves will be available as print-on-demand books as well as online. (Feb. 26, 2009)

Japanese scholar Eleanor Jorden died Feb. 11

Eleanor Jorden, who established Cornell as a leading institution for the study of Japanese, died Feb. 11. (Feb. 25, 2009)

Playwrights Weekend welcomes alumni and presents new contest-winning play

The Alumni Playwrights Reunion Weekend at the Schwartz Center will welcome back five accomplished Cornellians and will feature readings of their work, a roundtable discussion and a new play. (Feb. 18, 2009)

Alumnus commissions concerto dedicated to Cornell

Charles Staadecker '71 is honoring his alma mater and his 25th wedding anniversary with the commissioning of a concerto to be performed by the Seattle Symphony in April. (Feb. 13, 2009)

'Picturing Eden': Paradise found in contemporary photographs

'Picturing Eden,' on display at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, looks at paradise through the work of 37 contemporary photographers. Nancy Green will lead a tour of the exhibition March 5. (Feb. 13, 2009)

AAP dean: Need for Milstein Hall 'is very, very real for us'

College of Architecture, Art and Planning Dean Kent Kleinman spoke out at a Faculty Senate meeting Feb. 11, stressing the need to build Paul Milstein Hall.

Milstein Hall project timeline, 2000-09

A look at the history of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning construction project from 2000 to the present. (Feb. 12, 2009)

Sean Shepherd scores a high note with N.Y. Philharmonic

The Philharmonic has commissioned Cornell doctoral student Sean Shepherd to write a musical composition, to premiere in April 2010. (Feb. 12, 2009)

Creative writing celebrated, discussed, dissected and read

Novelist Junot Diaz will receive the Eissner Artist of the Year Award and will participate in a discussion on 'Arts and the Impact on Immigration, Feb. 19. Alumni will read from their work Feb. 20. (Feb. 12, 2009)