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 Estefania Perez outside the Supreme Court building


Summer Pathways interns make the most of experiences in D.C., California

"A place that once seemed intimidating and untouchable became strangely comforting," said Estefania Perez, of her Supreme Court internship.
 Pauliina Patana


Doctoral students win awards for research

Two government graduate students — one studying the rise of populist radical right parties and the other the politics of domestic violence — have recently been honored with fellowships and other awards for their research.

 Chris Zobek at the National Aquarium


Grants fund students’ summer research experiences

From hanging out with dart frogs to studying gene expression, students used Summer Experience Grants to explore careers.
 Rebecca Reuning


Students fight violence, support NYC artists during summer experiences

Students can use Summer Experience Grants to cover living and travel expenses when they take unpaid or minimally-paid positions.
 Members of Human to Human team with computers sitting around a table in the Temple of Zeus cafe


Incubator helps students move businesses forward during summer

Student business leaders gathered for pitch practice and feedback, then worked on their own at various locations across campus.
 Summer scholars take part in a scavenger hunt at the Johnson Museum


A&S Summer Scholars get first introduction to campus

“It will be a whole new thing living on my own."
 Andrea Berloff directing on set of "The Kitchen"


Theatre alumna debuts as director with DC movie, ‘The Kitchen’

Andrea Berloff '95 is scheduled to be on campus for a Nov. 15 screening at Cornell Cinema.
 Thomas Nolan plants a tree with students


Six A&S students work around the world at State Department offices

Students worked in State Department offices as far away as Tanzania and Spain.
 "The first vote" / AW [monogram] ; drawn by A.R. Waud. African American men, in dress indicative of their professions, in a queue waiting their turn to vote.


Government professor honored with book prize

David Bateman, assistant professor of government, was recently named a co-winner of the J. David Greenstone Prize from the American Political Science Association for best book in history and politics, for his book "Disenfranchising Democracy: Constructing a Mass Electorate in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France."

 Hector Abruna


Chemistry professor honored by international society

Héctor Abruña, the Émile M. Chamot professor of chemistry & chemical biology, was recently awarded the Frumkin Memorial Medal from the International Society of Electrochemistry, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field.

 Alex Ponomarenko


Alumnus funds scholarship for international students

Alex Ponomarenko was a 21-year old Ukrainian student wanting to study in America when he heard about Cornell.
 Cedric Jimerson


Centenarian alum remembers days as WWII medic

Cedric Jimerson '40, M.D. '43, was honored with other veterans from his home state of Pennsylvania at a ceremony in Harrisburg, Pa. commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
 Adam Levinson with students


Government alumnus’s gift boosts program related to U.S.-China relations

"This will be the most important bilateral relationship the U.S. needs to manage for the next two generations, at least."
 elizabeth adkins-regan


Psychologist and neurobiologist honored with lifetime achievement award

The Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology recently honored Professor Emerita Elizabeth Adkins-Regan with its Daniel S. Lehrman Lifetime Achievement Award, which is given to distinguished investigators in the field.

 Miniature casts


Miniature casts of Temple of Zeus take their place in namesake cafe

Looking at the two rows of miniature plaster casts now watching over diners in Klarman Hall’s Temple of Zeus, you’ll notice a few of the figures are missing. But never fear, art detective Annetta Alexandridis (also known as an associate professor of history of art and of classics) is on the case.

 Boston skyline


Alums sponsor new event in Boston to help students navigate careers

The Arts & Sciences Career Connections Committee was established in 2010 to connect more students with alumni.
 Panelists talk about the role of the press in international movements


Panel considers role of the press in a time of lies

A reunion panel featured journalists and professors taking on the problem of "fake news."
 Garden triclinium (outdoor dining benches) at the Casa dell’Efebo, a wealthy house in Pompeii. Paintings of Egyptian landscapes decorate the sides of the benches where people once reclined to dine, and an artificial canal once flowed between the benches.


New book explores images of Egypt in Roman domestic spaces

Photo right: Garden triclinium (outdoor dining benches) at the Casa dell’Efebo, a wealthy house in Pompeii. Paintings of Egyptian landscapes decorate the sides of the benches where people once reclined to dine, and an artificial canal once flowed between the benches. (Photo by Caitlín Barrett)

 Jill Frank book cover


Government professor’s book earns top honor from political science association

Jill FrankGovernment Professor Jill Frank was recently honored with the David Easton Award from the Foundations of Political Thought section of the American Political Science Association for her book “Poetic Justice: Rereading Plato's Republic”

 Image from Cheryl Finley book


History of art professor honored with book prize

Cheryl Finley, associate professor of history of art, has won the 2019 Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Book Prize from the Bard Graduate Center for her book, “Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon.”