Visit the PBS American Portrait website, and you’ll likely see submissions that David Jansen helped gather from participants across the country. Jansen, ’22, is a performing and media arts major who’s working remotely as an intern for the show this summer.
Jeffrey Palmer, assistant professor of performing and media arts, is celebrating the Emmy® nomination this week for his film “N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear,” as a part of PBS’ American Masters series.
The PBS show was nominated July 28 in the category of “Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series.”
An incoming Cornell graduate student in astronomy is involved in recently-published work that may reinvigorate an older method of measuring the angular size of stars, using new technology and computing capability.
While they say more needs to be done to secure permanent protected status for “Dreamers,” some Cornell faculty say they’re hopeful about the recent Supreme Court ruling, which ruled that the Trump administration’s move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in 2017 was unlawful.
Two doctoral students in the field of government recently won fellowships for their research.
Angie Torres, a second-year student, won a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000.
Austin Bunn, associate professor and Koenig Jacobson Sesquicentennial Fellow in the Department of Performing & Media Arts, will take over leadership of the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity July 1.
The program, launched in 2017, offers a unique multidisciplinary curriculum to a cohort of 100 students, 25 in each class.
Sophomores in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity were supposed to be spending the summer of 2020 living in the House on Roosevelt Island in New York City and taking a special set of classes at Cornell Tech.