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Humanities scholars research free speech, AI, sports culture and the Supreme Court

Students covered topics focused on countries around the globe and ranging from immigration, home care workers and female sports culture to the U.S.-China relationship, the repatriation of cultural objects and AI and literature.
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Finding your calling at Cornell

Three members of the A&S Class of 2024 share wisdom for incoming students about taking advantage of all of Cornell's resources.
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Musical alumnus: Pivoting to a new career was worth the wait

Paul Jensen ’85 had a successful career in public relations, but when he left his job at a big agency four years ago, he was longing to get back to something he loved and missed: his music.
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Johnson Museum exhibit considers migration and its effects

At Cornell’s Johnson Museum of Art, the work of renowned artist Guadalupe Maravilla is on display in the same space as that of Ingrid Hernandez-Franco, a Salvadoran woman whose asylum case was championed by a Cornell professor and her students.
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Life as a Cornell entrepreneur: ‘I have people in my corner who inspire me’

Richlove Nkansah '26 is the co-founder, with Harmony Prado ’24, of CultureCare, a digital platform for BIPOC (Black, indigenous, and people of color) therapists to manage their practice and connect to clients.
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Two seniors chosen as fellows by Carnegie Endowment

McKenzie Carrier ’24 and Margot Treadwell, ’24 will spend next year conducting research with the organization in Washington, D.C.
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Cornell Cinema offers tasty, mind-stretching Science on Screen showings

Science on Screen® supports creative pairings of current, classic, cult, and documentary films with introductions by figures from the world of science, technology and medicine.
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McEneaney Memorial Reading features Irish author Cólm Tóibín

Cólm Tóibín, the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University, will visit campus April 11 to deliver the Eamon McEneaney Memorial Reading,
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Panel explores rise of nationalism across the globe

Cornell faculty and alumni took part in a wide-ranging discussion focused on nationalism around the world during a March 26 New York City event featuring NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik ’91, the Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist in the College of Arts & Sciences.
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Nabokov celebrated for crossing arts/science boundaries

An avid lepidopterist since childhood, Nabokov was known to spend most of his free time on campus in the Cornell University Insect Collection.
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Astronomy mourns Mary Mulvanerton, ‘amazing problem-solver’

She’s being remembered by friends and colleagues as a mentor, advisor, friend and fierce advocate for the work of the department.
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April 10 lecture focuses on formation of revolutionary China

Mitter’s talk will re-examine the classic question, “Did the communists win or the nationalists lose the Chinese civil war?”
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Freedom-seekers inspire doctoral candidate’s work

… as a research assistant on the project, which received a 2023 grant from the Mellon Foundation to add thousands more …
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Talk focuses on academic freedom post Oct. 7

On March 13, the Department of Near Eastern Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences will host “Academic Freedom and Middle East Scholars after Oct. 7,” one of Cornell’s Freedom of Expression theme year events.
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Support Arts & Sciences on Giving Day March 14

Your gift allows the College to fulfill our mission — to prepare our students to do the greatest good in the world.
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Events celebrate Nabokov as butterfly scientist

On March 15 the College of Arts & Sciences takes over the Mann Library for this semester's Arts Unplugged, "Nabokov, Naturally," celebrating esteemed Cornell faculty member, Vladimir Nabokov as writer and "butterfly man."
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Asian American studies celebrates new endowment funding

"The endowment is a wonderful testament to the value of what we are teaching and the impact it’s having.”
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Grants available to fund rural humanities projects

… of a series of public performances in the space in April 2023. “The most gratifying reward was when visitors hung …
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Freshmen win top prize at digital ag hackathon

More than 120 students took part in the Digital Agriculture Hackathon, sponsored by the Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.
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Speaker series focuses on China’s communist past and present

… also in Room 120 of the Physical Sciences Building. Fall 2024 talks will include:  “The Gilded Cage: Techno-State … four lectures — two in the spring and two in the fall of 2024 — will focus on “Unmasking the CCP: History, Politics, …
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Alum’s Emmy caps his ‘Welcome to Wrexham’ experience

Miloš Balać ’11 was the primary point person on the ground, connecting with the town and the team.
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A&S grad wins Marshall Scholarship

The award allows Andrew Lorenzen ’22 to pursue two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom.
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Student opinion pieces encourage action on climate change

Students in Prof. Caroline Levine’s Communicating Climate Change class wrote opinion pieces spurring readers to take action related to climate.
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December A&S graduates share stories of growth

The College hosted a new pre-graduation reception in the Groos Family Atrium of Klarman Hall for December graduates and their families.
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Class explores Nabokov as writer and ‘butterfly man’

… of a new seminar, “Nabokov, Naturally,” taught in fall 2023 by Anindita Banerjee , associate professor of …
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Long-lost Moog synthesizer finally makes it to the stage

The rebuilt and rewired instrument, designed by theorist David Rothenberg and built by renowned synthesizer pioneer Robert Moog Ph.D. ’65, is now a part of Cornell’s instrument collection.
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Alumna encourages undergrads to ‘be bold’

Estefania Perez ’21 is in her second year as a paralegal with the U.S. Justice Department’s Antitrust Division.
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Welcoming AI into the classroom

Students are experimenting with generative artificial intelligence in everything from essay writing to computer code creation.
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Classes, events show 'Ukraine is not only a country at war'

… in 2022, shortly after the war began. Now, in the fall of 2023, students interested in learning Ukrainian language meet …
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Alumna explores impact of Asian American Hollywood icon

Shirley Lim's ’90 research into Hollywood icon Anna May Wong is receiving lots of attention as Wong is pictured on a new set of U.S. quarters.
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Talk to consider roots of antisemitism, racism, Islamophobia

A Nov. 16 talk sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the College of Arts and Sciences will shed light on the history of hate movements in the U.S.
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Meshri family funds Baker 200 restoration project

The Meshri Family Auditorium opened this fall, after a $6 million renovation.
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Chinese linguist Tsu-Lin Mei dies at 90

Mei was one of the most important Chinese historical linguists of the 20th century.
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Oct. 26 panel focuses on Israel-Palestine conflict

The Department of Near Eastern Studies will offer “Understanding Events in Israel – Palestine” from 5-6:30 p.m. in Room 165 of McGraw Hall.
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Cornell ReSounds concert features Moog keyboard, new instruments

It will be the first time the instrument will be played in public.
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October India conference features government, corporate leaders

N.R. Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys Limited, will offer the keynote address during an India Conference at Cornell Oct. 13-15.
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Coming home: Gayogohó:nǫˀ language programs expand reach

This summer, 40 members of the Gayogohó:nǫˀ diaspora came from all over the U.S. for a language camp on their ancestral homeland.
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Laurie Anderson visit offers a glimpse of her world

The Sept. 26 talk was recorded and is now available to view on eCornell.
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New ASL minor, events expand opportunities for students

Students can now minor in ASL, take advantage of an expanded set of upper-level classes, participate in a number of ASL events on campus and be part of an active student club.
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Nobel Prize winner to talk about science education research

Physicist Carl Wieman will visit campus Sept. 25-29 as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, working with students and faculty and offering a public talk about his work in science education.
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Sociologist honored with early career award

The award is given by the American Sociological Association's Sociology of Religion Section.
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Research: Field course interactions relate to student identity

"There is something truly special about on-campus field courses."
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Artist Laurie Anderson visits campus Sept. 26-27

Anderson will offer a public talk as part of the College of Arts & Sciences’ Arts Unplugged series and work with students and faculty.
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NYT columnist to be featured at Kops Lecture

Jamelle Bouie, columnist for the New York Times, will be the featured speaker at the 2023 Daniel W. Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture Sept. 12.
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From Friday night practice sessions to 'The Big Money Show'

Jackie DeAngelis '02 is a co-host of “The Big Money Show” on FOX Business Network.
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Cornell Cinema’s season showcases cult classics, Disney, greatest films of all time

The cinema's fall schedule includes "Rocky Horror Picture Show," as well as some of the British Film Institute’s top movies of all time.
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Students head across globe thanks to Summer Experience Grant funding

The grants helped 108 A&S students afford unpaid or minimally-paid summer positions.
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Undergrads relish challenging Nexus Scholar projects

Nexus Scholars spent eight weeks this summer working with researchers on campus on projects in the humanities, social sciences and physical sciences.
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Uncovering historical mysteries at the A.D. White House

Aidan Goldberg '25 is spending his summer putting together a history of the A.D. White House.
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A comic takes on little-known histories

Andy Warner '06 is the New York Times best-selling author of "Brief Histories of Everyday Objects,” “This Land is My Land,” “Pests and Pets” and “Spring Rain.”