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Two elected to American Philosophical Society

Government professors Benedict Anderson, Ph.D. '67, and Peter Katzenstein have been elected to the American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States. (May 7, 2009)

Hopcroft, Siggia elected to National Academy of Sciences

John E. Hopcroft, the IBM Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics in Computer Science, and Eric Siggia, adjunct professor of physics, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. (May 7, 2009)

Skorton named 2009 Distinguished Alumnus at Feinberg

Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine named Cornell President David J. Skorton the winner of its 2009 Distinguished Alumnus Award. (May 6, 2009)

Lyden receives Hartwell award for cancer research

David Lyden of Weill Cornell Medical College is one of 12 winners of the Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Awards for his work in cancer research. (May 6, 2009)

Kleinberg wins $150,000 computer science prize

Computer scientist Jon Kleinberg has received the 2008 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences for his contributions to improving Web search techniques and studies of networking. (May 5, 2009)

Einaudi Center invests in faculty research

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has awarded four seed grants selected from a pool 11 proposals as part of the Winter 2009 Seed Grant Competition. (May 5, 2009)

Competition inspires art from inside the brain

William Chen '09, a fine arts major in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, won the Department of Psychology's universitywide art competition by basing a work on his own thought process. (May 1, 2009)

Couple support Caribbean studies

Jim Irish and his wife, Andrea Glanz, both Class of 1974, returned to campus April 24. They made a gift to the Africana library's Caribbean studies collection. (May 1, 2009)

Adoption program eases citizenship and travel expenses

Since Cornell's Adoption Assistance Program was implemented in 2005, 39 families have received assistance from the university to help with their adoption expenses. Here's a look at how two families benefited. (May 1, 2009)