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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)

History of Art Majors Society explores boundaries of art and the body in 'Exquisite Corpus'

The History of Art Majors Society has curated interactive art representing the human body for an annual exhibition at the Johnson Museum, 'Exquisite Corpus: Interacting with the Fragmented Body.' (May 6, 2008)

Architecture students take on urban reality with Spanish music center

Cornell architecture students received real-world experience this semester with a community music center project in Valencia, Spain. Students visited the site over spring break. (May 6, 2008)

Johnson Museum to celebrate groundbreaking for new wing, May 17

The museum will celebrate groundbreaking for its $20 million, 16,000-square-foot addition May 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. The free public event also recognizes the museum's 35th anniversary. (May 5, 2008)

Five Cornell students receive prestigious fellowships for study in Germany

Five students will spend the 2008-09 academic year studying in Germany as a result of winning prestigious fellowships from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the Cornell/Heidelberg Exchange. (May 5, 2008)