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 Dana Lerner with students

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Alumna takes Broadway across the country

After graduating as a theater major, Dana Lerner ’14 wanted to make some connections on Broadway. So, as a budding entrepreneur, she began networking and investing in Broadway and off-Broadway shows.

Those early connections and projects, which introduced her to the inner world of Broadway productions, have paid off, giving her an understanding of everything from budgets to operating agreements.

 Elephant from "The Elephant's Song"

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Alumna animator earns festival awards for newest film

Looking at an animated film by Lynn Tomlinson ’88, a viewer feels like they’re in front of an impressionist painting by Van Gogh or the Hudson River School painters, or riding the waves with fishermen in a work by Winslow Homer.

Tomlinson uses colorful, clay-on-glass animation to create her stories, a process where oil-based modeling clay is spread thinly on a glass sheet and moved frame-by-frame like a moving finger painting.

 Students at research reception

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Event connects Arts & Sciences scholars across the college

Students included College Scholars, Presidential Research Scholars, Tanner Dean’s Scholars, McNair Scholars and Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows.
 Students walk past Goldwin Smith Hall in the fall

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Arts & Sciences faculty approve new curriculum

“New categories reflect areas of real faculty and student interest, including data science, global citizenship and social difference.”
 Students watch as their chimes compositions are played

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Chimes peal out undergrad melodies

Students in the new class, Instrumentation for Composers, wrote for eight solo instruments and had their pieces performed by professional musicians on the Cornell faculty.
 Mike Clifford

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Marketing career allows alumnus to explore diverse interests

Mike Clifford '87 said his Cornell education taught him to question the status quo and be open to new ideas.
 Students view the Stateless to Citizen exhibit in Rockefeller Hall

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'From Stateless to Citizen’ creators plan Nov. 9 talk

Assistant Professor Óscar Gil-García of Binghamton University and his brother, Manuel Gil, a professional photographer, will share the story of their exhibit, “From Stateless to Citizen: Indigenous Guatemalan Refugees in Mexico” during a Nov. 9 lunch in the Latina/o Studies Center on the fourth floor of Rockefeller Hall.

 Goldwin Smith Hall in the fall

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College exceeds yearly goal for fundraising

Efforts continue to focus on faculty renewal and undergraduate scholarships, but gifts will also support important programs and exciting new initiatives.
 In the Cornell Portal, Zoee D'Costa '19 talked with two young people from Gaza City.

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Students use library portal to talk global health care

Zoee D’Costa ’19 and other students in the Ethical Issues in Health and Medicine class learned about more than just medicine during their international conversations.
 Vida Maralani teaches in one of the new conference rooms.

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Sociology students enjoy new spaces after Uris Hall renovations

New renovations and expansions in Uris Hall have improved classroom and seminar room spaces in the Center for the Study of Inequality (CSI), given undergrads in the sociology department a computer lounge and provided more space for graduate students to hold meetings and conduct research.

 Funmi Dosunmu

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NYC wedding planner organizes a couple’s big day

On the table in her cozy Fifth Avenue office, Funmi Dosunmu ’12 offers her clients the choice of champagne, a mimosa, a plate of sweets or just an Evian water. They are celebrating, after all. Most of them are planning for one of the biggest days of their lives. Adorning her walls are gorgeous shots from weddings that she’s planned.

 Scan of a glioblastoma brain tumor

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Cancer researcher alumnus targets toughest tumors

When Rolf Barth ’59 thinks about his time as a Cornell Chemistry major, he remembers the 80 hours a week he spent in classes, labs, his language courses in German and Russian, plus three summers doing research at CalTech and Scripps Oceanographic Institute.

 Enrique Morones

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Border Angels leader to visit campus, speak downtown

Enrique Morones, president and founder of Border Angels, will offer a public talk, “Border Angels, Border Realities and Immigration Today,” at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at the First Unitarian Church, 306 N. Aurora St., Ithaca. He will also visit Cornell classes and meet with students during his two-day visit to Ithaca.

 Professor A.R. Ammons at the Temple of Zeus

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Temple of Zeus keeping students, faculty healthy for more than 50 years

Zeus menu board in Goldwin Smith HallThese days, nearly 900 customers pass through the lines every day at the Temple of Zeus café in the atrium of Klarman Hall. That’s a far cry from its humble origins in 1964 as a coffee and donut operation run by one of the building maintenance staff.

 Milstein students welcomed to campus with BBQ, adventures

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Milstein students welcomed to campus with BBQ, adventures

Milstein students are offered a unique multidisciplinary curriculum, access to a variety of special classes and speakers and two summers of study at Cornell Tech.
 social science and tech word cloud

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Tech companies favor CU social science grads

The tech world is realizing the importance of a new definition of diversity – that of fields of study.
 Premed students explore diverse medical interests in summer program

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Premed students explore diverse medical interests in summer program

“Students become participant observers, carrying out an ethnographic inquiry of the culture and practice of medicine."
 Homecoming fireworks

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Arts & Sciences welcomes alumni for Homecoming 2018

Art exhibitions, faculty research presentations by faculty and fun events are all on tap for Sept. 21-22.

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Weill Cornell Medicine internship allows chemistry major to continue NIH work

Ashley Kim ’19 spent her summer with researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, working on research that could help doctors determine what role proteins play in the progression of disease.

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A&S faculty to consider new revised curriculum proposal

The newest revision encourages exploration and addresses concerns related to the language requirement.
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