Research from a team of Cornell and Ithaca College faculty and students provided key insights to Tompkins County legislators as they recently approved funding for a new housing program to help formerly incarcerated people.
The son of Toni Morrison M.A. ’55, will visit campus Nov. 9 for a film screening and discussion of “The Foreigner’s Home,” a documentary based on Morrison’s monthlong guest-curated 2006 series of cultural events at the Louvre.
As Cornell's women's studies program celebrates its 50th anniversary this year – along with the 30th anniversary of the LGBT studies program – faculty and alumni from the early days of the program are remembering the barriers they hurdled, as well as the support they received, as they sought to establish the program in 1972.
A.D. White Professor-at-Large Wynton Marsalis will visit campus the week of Nov. 1, offering a concert with the Barbara and Richard T. Silver ’50, MD ’53 Cornell Wind Symphony, open to the public, and a talk open to members of the Cornell community.
The Nexus Scholars program will leverage the student-to-faculty ratio and the vibrant research enterprise in A&S to expand opportunities for students, while also enhancing the culture of collaborative scholarship at Cornell.
The College of Arts & Sciences will welcome a new director of human resources, Donna Lynch-Cunningham, beginning on Oct. 4. Cunningham was previously human resources divisional director for the James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies at Emory University in Atlanta.
New York Times best-selling science and technology writer Steven Johnson will visit campus Sept. 22 to meet with students and faculty and offer a talk to the Cornell community, “20,000 More Days: How We Doubled Global Life Expectancy in Just 100 years.”
Faculty, staff, students and alumni are planning a series of events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Cornell’s women’s studies program, now Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies (FGSS), as well as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activism and advocacy on campus.