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Apparel design senior wins prize at association meeting

It was imagery of the Garden of Eden that inspired apparel design student Jessie Fair to create a flowing, asymmetrical gown of silk dupioni and organza. The piece won a top design prize. (Dec. 23, 2008)

Saylor named associate university librarian

John Saylor, who manages Cornell University Library's materials budget and collection development, becomes associate university librarian for scholarly resources and special collections Feb. 1. (Dec. 23, 2008)

Gandhi grows in the grass in Mann Library lobby

Cornell horticulture students created an indoors grass art installation of a larger-than-life portrait of Mohandas ('Mahatma') Gandhi in the Mann Library lobby during finals week. (Dec. 23, 2008)

Cellist Adrianne Ngam wins concerto competition

Cellist Adrianne Ngam, an architecture major, won the fifth annual Cornell Concerto Competition Dec. 14 in Barnes Hall. She will be featured in a March 1 concert with the Cornell Symphony Orchestra. (Dec. 18, 2008)

Mann Library expands access to rare beekeeping volumes

Cornell's Mann Library has added the first 20 volumes of The American Bee Journal, the first English-language journal devoted to the beekeeping field, to its online library of historical beekeeping materials.

Bourke-White Photography Portfolio Prize awarded

Jessica Evett-Miller '00, M.F.A. '09, has received the second annual Margaret Bourke-White Photography Portfolio Prize. Her winning portfolio, 'Strata,' will be displayed in Tjaden Hall Jan. 19-23. (Dec. 18, 2008)

7 birdscapes, all atwitter

A new pop-up book by Miyoko Chu, director of communications at Cornell's Lab of Ornithology, celebrates diverse bird sounds in contrasting landscapes through art and audio. (Dec. 11, 2008)

A life worth living: The science of human flourishing

Anthony Ong reviews what he's learned from his research on how positive emotions promote mental and physiological health. (Dec. 8, 2008)

News from Architecture, Art and Planning

Anthony Graves, MFA '09, an Ithaca artist and curator, has been selected to receive the 2008 Hartell Graduate Award. (Dec. 4, 2008)