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.
Officials from the Dominican Republic and Cornell will celebrate the groundbreaking for a multipurpose facility -- a biodiversity laboratory for undergraduate students and a distance-learning center for scholars of the Caribbean nation.
Julie Margolin, the daughter of Yonkers residents Barbara and Arthur Margolin in Westchester County, is the top winner of the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration's prestigious 1999 Drown Prize.
When Pittsburgh resident Amber Seligson, a Cornell doctoral student in government, first heard she'd been awarded a national predissertation fellowship from the Social Science Research Council, she said, "I was thrilled. It's extremely hard to get."
The President's Council of Cornell Women (PCCW), an alumnae group that serves as an advisory council to the university's president, has awarded its 1999 research grants to four women faculty members and six graduate students.
From the mountains of West Virginia to the shores of the northern Chesapeake Bay, drought conditions grip the middle Atlantic states. According to climate statistics released today, the drought shows signs of worsening, according to climatologists at the Northeast Regional Climate Center.
Lani Guinier, Houston Baker and Stanley Fish are among more than a dozen prominent guest speakers who will present public talks as part of the 1999 summer session of the School of Criticism and Theory.
For the ravenous viburnum leaf beetle, a relentless southern march continues. The beetle (Pyrrhalta viburni) was found in the Ithaca and surrounding areas late last month by a Cornell University entomologist.
PHILADELPHIA -- In a plenary address June 7 at the Keep America Growing Conference at the Adam's Mark Hotel, Charles C. Geisler, a Cornell University professor of rural sociology, will outline the crisis of disappearing small farms in a talk, "Working Lands and Working People: Coupling Smart Growth with Smart Ownership."