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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.

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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”

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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.”

 Song Lin


Chemistry professor receives young investigator award from Navy

Cornell assistant professor Song Lin, a Howard Milstein Faculty Fellow, was among  25 scientists selected from more than 260 applicants to receive Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program (YIP) awards, which support early-career academic scientists and engineers.

 College Scholar senior Darby Tarlow


College Scholars study AI, jury decisions, fake news and sonic meditations

One of the true treasures of the college experience is the freedom to follow your curiosity and see where it takes you. In no major is this more encouraged than for College Scholars in the College of Arts & Sciences, who, as sophomores, propose a project that combines their varied interests and craft their college curriculum to follow those pathways.

 Statue of LIberty torch in new museum


History prof plays role in new Statue of Liberty Museum

As a child, Maria Cristina Garcia’s family left Cuba for the United States to enjoy new freedoms that were lacking there. One of her first road trips as a new American was to see the Statue of Liberty and many of her photos from that trip show the statue in the background.

 Mitchell Baker


Mozilla co-founder shares vision for a cooperative future for tech

Open source software, a web of connections, a tool for meaningful collaborations, a powerhouse research tool — when Mitchell Baker thinks of the things that the internet gets right, those are at the top of the list.

 Student presenting her art project


New class contemplates media from cross-campus perspectives

Over the course of the semester, “Thinking Media” drew on Cornell’s rich holdings in media and material culture.
 Student works on Love Knows No Bounds website


Milstein students create websites, computer curriculum as spring service projects

The projects are part of the Milstein “Collab” class, which combines academic modules (on journalism, citizen science, data collection, privacy issues and so on) with co-curricular exploration.
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A&S Dean Ray Jayawardhana to lead Argentine study tour to see eclipse

Ready to cross a few items off your bucket list? If so, you might want to visit the list of upcoming trips planed by Cornell Adult University, many led by faculty in Arts & Sciences.
 Oskar Eustis


NYC’s Public Theater director: “Use theater to cross boundaries”

Oskar Eustis believes that theatre can help people learn what it’s like to be a true citizen in a democracy – not what our country is experiencing right now, but in a true democracy — where people have conflicts, try to understand each other, compromise, empathize and come up with solutions.

 Odyssey student reader


‘The Odyssey in Ithaca’ captivates audience during daylong community reading

"Our cultural treasures are to be shared with everyone," said Alexa Saylan '22.
 Spider man showing in 3D at Cornell Cinema


Cornell Cinema plans new all-access passes, receives five-year funding

The cinema has kept pace with technology by adding a digital cinema package in 2013 and a 3D system in 2017, but what makes the cinema unique is its capability to still show 35mm films.
 Dr. Leonard Schleifer ’73, the 2019 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year


Entrepreneur of the Year shows power of persistence

"Somehow it just seems like failure is part of the research game, just as it’s part of life,” Dr. Leonard Schleifer ’73 said during a campus talk.
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Daylong ‘Odyssey’ event to feature community, campus readers

“Arts Unplugged,” a new series of events sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, will kick off April 26 with “The Odyssey in Ithaca,” a daylong community reading of a new translation of Homer’s “Odyssey” featuring campus and community members.
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New English faculty add to strength of African-American literature

"They will build new networks, new collaborations, new kinds of publications, new digital practices."