University | 11:50 pm | December 4, 2012 | By Rebecca Levinsky

Cornell carpets library with grass

Like cattle, Cornell students lounge on the grass as they prepare for finals. Moo.

When it comes to library flooring, Cornell has mowed down the competition. Literally. Cornell’s Olin Library now has real grass on the library floor. A patch of special grass was imported from Adirondacks, N.Y., and installed in the library’s study spaces in the hopes that its “cognitive relaxing effect” would stimulate students’ productivity during the »