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 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.”

 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.