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New University Librarian Anne Kenney to broaden access, expand both collections and services

Anne Kenney's challenges include filling a number of senior library management positions, raising $40 million, investing in collections, expanding digital services and more. (April 2, 2008)

Renowned poet Maya Angelou to deliver 2008 Cornell Convocation address

Renowned author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou will deliver the 2008 Cornell Convocation address to graduating seniors Saturday, May 24, at noon in Schoellkopf Stadium. (April 1, 2008)

Farred recounts a lifelong obsession with Liverpool football

Cornell faculty member Grant Farred related his lifelong love for the Liverpool Football Club and read from his recent memoir 'Long Distance Love' at the Cornell Store March 28. (April 1, 2008)

Digital library expert Anne Kenney is named to lead Cornell University Library system

Anne Kenney, an internationally respected expert in digital library development, has been named Cornell's Carl A. Kroch University Librarian. She has been serving as interim university librarian since February 2007. (March 31, 2008)

Race to keep up with humanities faculty hiring gets intellectual boost from Mellon Foundation grant

A $2.5 million challenge grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help Cornell endow three new senior professorships in the humanities. (March 26, 2008)

Cornell Library will help researchers meet new NIH rules for public access

Researchers with funding from the National Institutes of Health soon will be required to put copies of peer-reviewed publications in an online open-access repository. Cornell Library is offering help to comply with the new requirement. (March 17, 2008)

Johnson Museum earns major NEH grant to support Bloomsbury exhibit, programming

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a grant of more than $366,000 to the Johnson Museum to support the upcoming exhibitions and related programming, including a scholarly symposium. (March 13, 2008)

Colombian writer Laura Restrepo views her country as a violent, vanishing democracy

Colombian writer and activist Laura Restrepo, an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, discusses the state of her country and its impact on her life and art. (March 13, 2008)

African color, sound and style electrify Johnson Museum

The Afrik! Fashion Show featuring the Kusun Ensemble combined activism-inspired clothing from African cultures and styles with jazz and African music played on traditional Ghanaian instruments. (March 12, 2008)