As Robert (Bob) Petrillose, the owner of Ithaca's late-night Johnny's Hot Truck, nears retirement, a group of Cornell alumni are seeking to give his locally famous menu of pizza sub sandwiches a national audience.
Having his acclaimed book of literary criticism, "The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition," ranked as No. 25 in the Modern Library's list of the 100 best nonfiction books written in English during the past 100 years doesn't seem to have fazed M.H. (Mike) Abrams.
In the snow-muffled quiet, there rings a reminder of a romance past - that of heiress Jennie McGraw, the chimes' first donor, and her scholarly though modest-of-means suitor and then husband, Cornell's first librarian, Willard Fiske.
George L. McNew, who was instrumental in bringing the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) for Plant Research, Inc., to its current site on the campus of Cornell University, died Oct. 30, in Las Cruces, N.M. He was 90.
Franoise Gaspard, professor of sociology at the famed Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (School of Higher Education in Social Sciences) in Paris, will give two free and open lectures Oct. 21-22 at Cornell on women in politics in France.
The College of Architecture, Art and Planning will host a two-day symposium, Sept. 17 - 19, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of Ebenezer Howard's influential book, 'Tomorrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform.'