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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
These 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.
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.