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Freeman Foundation grant to extend Chinese and Korean language instruction

The Freeman Foundation has awarded Cornell a new grant that will enhance language instruction in Chinese and Korean on campus and support the China and Asia-Pacific Studies major. (Oct. 21, 2008)

Library's Tom Cotton on serving his country in Kuwait

Library employee Tom Cotton brought back an American flag that had flown over his base in Kuwait as a way of thanking Cornell Library for supporting him during his nine months of active duty. (Oct. 16, 2008)

'From Earth Art to Eco Art' marks 40th anniversary of historic Cornell exhibit

An art and theory workshop on environmental and ecological art at A.D. White House will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the landmark 'Earth Art Exhibition' at Cornell. (Oct. 15, 2008)

Amy Villarejo, behind the scenes in Theatre, Film and Dance

Amy Villarejo, the new chair of the Department of Theatre, Film and Dance, talks about new directions in the department, including faculty hires and alumni mentoring. (Oct. 15, 2008)

Bourke-White Photo Portfolio Competition open to students

The second annual Margaret Bourke-White Photography Portfolio Prize competition is accepting entries from Cornell student photographers through Oct. 27. (Oct. 9, 2008)

Peter Eisenman '54 named Rhodes Professor

Architect and scholar Peter Eisenman '54, B.Arch. '55, is Cornell's newest Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 Professor. Rhodes professors serve for three years and visit the Ithaca campus for one week a year. (Oct. 9, 2008)

Paz-Soldan 'shocked' to discover he's a top-50 intellectual

Novelist, literary scholar and Cornell professor Edmundo Paz-Soldan was named to a list of the 50 most influential Latin intellectuals by Foreign Policy magazine. (Oct. 8, 2008)

Astronomy, art and music, old and new, create a conductor's 'dream scenario'

The Cornell Symphony Orchestra will premiere 'Anillos,' by Cornell composer Roberto Sierra, Oct. 11 in Bailey Hall, as part of the American Astronomical Society's Division of Planetary Sciences annual meeting. (Oct. 8, 2008)

Carole Boyce Davies receives book award

Africana and English faculty member Carol Boyce Davies has received an award from the Association of Black Women Historians for her historical biography of radical intellectual Claudia Jones. (Oct. 8, 2008)