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VanEe to co-chair Cornell Computing Directors

James VanEe, director of information technology for the Institute for Biotechnology and Life Science Technologies, was elected co-chair of the Cornell Computing Directors for a two-year term. (Sept. 29, 2008)

Andrew and Ann Tisch give $35 million for faculty recruitment and retention

A gift of $35 million from Andrew and Ann Tisch will establish the Tisch University Professorships to honor current faculty and recruit the most talented young scholars from around the world. (Sept. 26, 2008)

Andrew and Ann Tisch, inspired by great teaching, commit to 'amazing professors'

Inspired by great teaching, Andrew '71 and Ann Tisch have created a $35 million endowment to help Cornell retain and attract world-class faculty members. (Sept. 26, 2008)

Rhodes awards go to nine alumni

Nine Cornell alumni will be honored Sept. 26 with the Frank H.T. Rhodes Exemplary Alumni Service Awards for their outstanding long-term commitment as Cornell volunteers. (Sept. 26, 2008)

Libraries and the freedom to read

In a letter to the editor, University Librarian Anne Kenney discusses Banned Books Week, Sept. 27-Oct. 4. (Sept. 25, 2008)

Cornell named a best employer by Working Mother magazine for third year

For the third consecutive year, Cornell has been named to Working Mother magazine's list of '100 Best Employers for Working Mothers' in the United States. (Sept. 24, 2008)

Fiction from Epoch to be featured in major anthologies

Four short stories from a recent issue of Epoch, the Cornell literary magazine, have been selected for inclusion in major anthologies. The magazine has a history of promoting new literary talent. (Sept. 24, 2008)

DeVoogd to promote science, entrepreneurship in Latin America as Jefferson Science fellow

Neurobiologist Timothy DeVoogd will work for a year in the State Department's Bureau for Western Hemisphere Affairs to promote science and technology education and entrepreneurship in Latin America. (Sept. 24, 2008)

Katzenstein is president of American Political Science Association

On Aug. 30, Peter J. Katzenstein, professor of international studies at Cornell, became president of the American Political Science Association. (Sept. 24, 2008)