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Cornell's 2007 solar home is taking shape, featuring a 'light canopy,' 'green' screens and adaptable sunroom

Cornell's 2007 Solar Decathlon entry, now being built, features a freestanding 'light canopy' to support the house's equipment, 'green' screens and an adaptable sunroom. (May 1, 2007)

Model minority? A 'myth of the American dream,' says panelist at Asian American discussion

Model minority is a 'myth of the American dream,' says a panelist at the April 20 'Deconstructing the Model Minority' discussion, sponsored by the Asian Political Action Committee, a Cornell student group. (April 25, 2007)

Bird watchers set a new record: Great Backyard Bird Count participants tally millions of birds

In just four days in February, participants in the annual bird count tallied more than 11 million birds across the United States and Canada and submitted a record-breaking number of checklists. (March 30, 2007)

Cornell's interior design program ranked No. 2 nationwide by DesignIntelligence magazine

The Department of Design and Environmental Analysis has been ranked the best program in the East and second nationwide in the annual survey conducted by DesignIntelligence magazine. (March 29, 2007)

Architecture program ranked No. 1 nationwide ... again

Cornell's Bachelor of Archiecture program has once again received the top marks in the annual survey conducted by DesignIntelligence magazine. (March 26, 2007)

Calls of the wild: More than 80,000 sound and video recordings of animals now available to public online

For the first time, more than 65,000 sound clips and some 18,000 video clips of birds and other animals are accessible for no charge at the Macaulay Library's Web site.

An advocate for refugees, alumna Elisabeth Becker wins Marshall Scholarship to attend Oxford University

Elisabeth Becker '06 has won a 2007 Marshall Scholarship that she will use at the University of Oxford, England, starting in October 2007.

Student bloggers share their Cornell experience online

University PhotographyStudent bloggers, from left, Jennifer Lin '09, Jenna Bromberg '08 and Caroline Dias '08 are part of a pilot project meant to give prospective students and parents a representative picture of student life.The…

Ai Weiwei literally smashes China's traditions in art and architecture

The iconoclastic conceptual artist and architect Ai Weiwei talked about his work Nov. 6 in Cornell's Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium.