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Recent grad takes top honors in the annual competition.

Music-anthropology double degree holder Travis Knapp ’07 won first place and a $10,000 scholarship for his song “Before You Go” in the BMI...

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Switching from the draft to a volunteer army has made marketing key to recruitment over the last three decades.  By Karin Fleming ’09

“Take the Army’s 16- month tour of Europe” is the headline that accompanies a photograph of a 20-something American man...

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Frustrated by most Americans’ ignorance of blacks’ contributions to society, Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week (which would take a half century to be institutionalized nationally as the renamed and expanded Black History Month) in 1926. The son of former slaves, Woodson eventually earned his Ph.D. from Harvard...

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It turns out Ithaca is more than just “gorges” it’s pretty smart, too. Forbes.com named Ithaca the third most intelligent city in the nation in a study posted to the site in February. The study ranked cities based on the percentage of...

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The longtime School of Music leader leaves a vigorous program.  By Karin Fleming ’09

Years before the James J. Whalen Center for Music became a reality, music dean Arthur Ostrander was working to make it one. Facilities in Ford Hall had become cramped and...

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