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Pat Watson takes on new AAD responsibilities

Patricia Watson '83 has been named senior associate vice president of alumni affairs and development. Her new position will take effect immediately. (March 2, 2010)

Ken Birman receives Kanai award

Kenneth P. Birman, the N. Rama Rao Professor of Computer Science, has received the 2009 Tsutomu Kanai Award for his contributions to the state of the art in distributed computing systems. (March 2, 2010)

Gift from 1930s chemist provides insight into plight of women scientists

The late Erna Gramse, MP '33, a longtime librarian and a graduate chemistry student at Cornell during the Great Depression, has bequeathed a gift to Clark Physical Sciences Library. (March 1, 2010)

Agrawal is first Cornell professor to receive prestigious David Starr Jordan Prize

Anurag Agrawal has become the first Cornell professor to receive the prestigious David Starr Jordan Prize in the prize's 20-year history.

Poet Van Clief-Stefanon a finalist for book prize

Assistant professor of English Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon has been named a finalist for a 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, for her National Book Award-nominated poetry collection 'Open Interval.' (Feb. 26, 2010)

Ynte Schukken named honorary chair at University of Ghent

Chosen from an international pool of candidates, epidemiologist Ynte Schukken was nominated for the award by faculty at the University of Ghent's College of Veterinary Medicine. (Feb. 24, 2010)

National Academy of Engineering honors professors, trustee

Professors Thomas W. Parks and Stephen B. Pope have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering, and trustee N.R. Narayana Murthy has been elected a foreign associate. (Feb. 23, 2010)

CU marks 10 years of diversity efforts by planning for future

Lynette Chappell-Williams reviews past accomplishments of the Office of Workforce Diversity and Inclusion and future plans.

Engineering professor Kenneth Torrance dies at 69

Torrance, the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, died suddenly Feb. 15 as the result of a heart attack. (Feb. 23, 2010)