Building on the strong tradition of intellectual history in Cornell’s Japanese studies, the East Asia Program (EAP) is developing a new initiative on contemporary Japanese thought led by Pedro Erber, associate professor of Romance studies and new director of EAP. The initiative intends to return attention to the place of Japan in our contemporary world.
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell University has partnered with Tompkins County Public Library (TCPL) to provide TCPL card-holders access to America’s Voice Project, a database of polling research dating back to the 1930s
When White House reporter April Ryan openly asked President Trump about his racism in 2017, she abruptly became the story. Ryan will discuss her experiences in the White House and her new book, “Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House,” at the Daniel W. Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture on Thurs., Sept. 20.
“The Missing Chapter,” by Katie Marks & Aoise Stratford, visiting assistant professor of performing and media arts, is The Cherry Art’s new, immersive headphone walking play based on Ithaca's silent film past.
The baroque organ was an artifact of global culture produced by international networks of artists, artisans, traders, and adventurers. “The Organ in the Global Baroque” conference and concert festival will celebrate these organs Sept. 6-8 on the Cornell campus.
A celebration of the life and legacy of civil rights icon Dorothy Cotton will be held Aug. 11 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in Bailey Hall on the Cornell campus. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.
Glenn C. Altschuler, Dean of Cornell University’s School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions and the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, presents, "The Election of 2018: What's at Stake and What to Look For" at Call Auditorium in Kennedy Hall on Wednesday, July 25 at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public, the lecture is part of the summer events series sponsored by Cornell’s School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions.
The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has selected new leaders for its South Asian, East Asian, Latin American, and peace and conflict studies programs, as well as in its international relations minor.
Photosynthesis is one of the most crucial life processes on Earth. It’s how plants get their food, using energy from sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide from the air into sugars. But scientists have long believed that more than 30 percent of the energy produced during photosynthesis is wasted in a process called photorespiration.
The scholarships created early last year as part of the recently completed endowed scholarship challenge are already benefiting several students. For two of them, in particular, the scholarships came at crucial times.
On May 12th, The Psychology Department hosted its first Cornell Undergraduate Psychology (CUP) Conference at the Cornell Botanic Gardens. The conference brought together undergraduates from a multitude of backgrounds to showcase the research they’ve been conducting on psychological and brain science.
Yessica Martinez has received a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a graduate school program for immigrants and children of immigrants, that will fund her pursuit of a Cornell MFA in creative writing.
Arts & Sciences faculty will participate in this year’s Community Arts Partnership’s Spring Writes Literary Festival, taking place in downtown Ithaca May 3-6. The festival features literary-themed events, including panels and workshops geared towards emerging and established writers, as well as events for the general public such as readings, performances, play readings, and performances. This is the festival’s ninth year showcasing Finger Lakes Region writers.
From high-speed financial networks to social media; from viruses to terrorism, networks lie at the heart of what is new in our current era. On Wednesday, April 25, Cornell Media Studies presents “Critical Data Studies: The Case of Proxy Politics," a talk by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Professor of Modern Culture & Media at Brown University examining how the powerful concept of the “network” resonates across all disciplines. The 4:30 pm talk will take place in the Guerlac Room, A.D.
Deputy Provost John Siliciano presented Cornell faculty members Sahara Byrne, (Kit-Yee) Daisy Fan, María Cristina García and James P. Lassoie with 2016 Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards May 28 at a trustee-faculty dinner.