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Speaker series focuses on China’s communist past and present

A series of four lectures — two in the spring and two in the fall of 2024 — will focus on “Unmasking the CCP: History, Politics, and Society in Post-1949 China."
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Alum’s Emmy caps his ‘Welcome to Wrexham’ experience

Miloš Balać ’11 was the primary point person on the ground, connecting with the town and the team.
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A&S grad wins Marshall Scholarship

The award allows Andrew Lorenzen ’22 to pursue two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom.
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Student opinion pieces encourage action on climate change

Students in Prof. Caroline Levine’s Communicating Climate Change class wrote opinion pieces spurring readers to take action related to climate.
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December A&S graduates share stories of growth

The College hosted a new pre-graduation reception in the Groos Family Atrium of Klarman Hall for December graduates and their families.
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Class explores Nabokov as writer and ‘butterfly man’

Writer Vladimir Nabokov spent much of his time on campus in nature and in the Cornell Insect Collection.
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Long-lost Moog synthesizer finally makes it to the stage

The rebuilt and rewired instrument, designed by theorist David Rothenberg and built by renowned synthesizer pioneer Robert Moog Ph.D. ’65, is now a part of Cornell’s instrument collection.
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Alumna encourages undergrads to ‘be bold’

Estefania Perez ’21 is in her second year as a paralegal with the U.S. Justice Department’s Antitrust Division.
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Welcoming AI into the classroom

Students are experimenting with generative artificial intelligence in everything from essay writing to computer code creation.
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Classes, events show 'Ukraine is not only a country at war'

Cornell's Ukrainian program is bringing the country’s culture to campus through language learning, folk tradition and history.
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Alumna explores impact of Asian American Hollywood icon

Shirley Lim's ’90 research into Hollywood icon Anna May Wong is receiving lots of attention as Wong is pictured on a new set of U.S. quarters.
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Talk to consider roots of antisemitism, racism, Islamophobia

A Nov. 16 talk sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the College of Arts and Sciences will shed light on the history of hate movements in the U.S.
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Meshri family funds Baker 200 restoration project

The Meshri Family Auditorium opened this fall, after a $6 million renovation.
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Chinese linguist Tsu-Lin Mei dies at 90

Mei was one of the most important Chinese historical linguists of the 20th century.
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Oct. 26 panel focuses on Israel-Palestine conflict

The Department of Near Eastern Studies will offer “Understanding Events in Israel – Palestine” from 5-6:30 p.m. in Room 165 of McGraw Hall.
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Cornell ReSounds concert features Moog keyboard, new instruments

It will be the first time the instrument will be played in public.
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October India conference features government, corporate leaders

N.R. Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys Limited, will offer the keynote address during an India Conference at Cornell Oct. 13-15.
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Coming home: Gayogohó:nǫˀ language programs expand reach

This summer, 40 members of the Gayogohó:nǫˀ diaspora came from all over the U.S. for a language camp on their ancestral homeland.
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Laurie Anderson visit offers a glimpse of her world

The Sept. 26 talk was recorded and is now available to view on eCornell.
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New ASL minor, events expand opportunities for students

Students can now minor in ASL, take advantage of an expanded set of upper-level classes, participate in a number of ASL events on campus and be part of an active student club.
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Nobel Prize winner to talk about science education research

Physicist Carl Wieman will visit campus Sept. 25-29 as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, working with students and faculty and offering a public talk about his work in science education.
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Sociologist honored with early career award

The award is given by the American Sociological Association's Sociology of Religion Section.
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Research: Field course interactions relate to student identity

"There is something truly special about on-campus field courses."
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Artist Laurie Anderson visits campus Sept. 26-27

Anderson will offer a public talk as part of the College of Arts & Sciences’ Arts Unplugged series and work with students and faculty.
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NYT columnist to be featured at Kops Lecture

Jamelle Bouie, columnist for the New York Times, will be the featured speaker at the 2023 Daniel W. Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture Sept. 12.
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From Friday night practice sessions to 'The Big Money Show'

Jackie DeAngelis '02 is a co-host of “The Big Money Show” on FOX Business Network.
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Cornell Cinema’s season showcases cult classics, Disney, greatest films of all time

The cinema's fall schedule includes "Rocky Horror Picture Show," as well as some of the British Film Institute’s top movies of all time.
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Students head across globe thanks to Summer Experience Grant funding

The grants helped 108 A&S students afford unpaid or minimally-paid summer positions.
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Undergrads relish challenging Nexus Scholar projects

Nexus Scholars spent eight weeks this summer working with researchers on campus on projects in the humanities, social sciences and physical sciences.
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Uncovering historical mysteries at the A.D. White House

Aidan Goldberg '25 is spending his summer putting together a history of the A.D. White House.
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A comic takes on little-known histories

Andy Warner '06 is the New York Times best-selling author of "Brief Histories of Everyday Objects,” “This Land is My Land,” “Pests and Pets” and “Spring Rain.”
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Serve in Place grants offer international experiences

"This hands-on experience and research is great preparation for future projects."
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Networking events help students explore career pathways

The A&S Career Connections Committee hosts events during summer and winter breaks in New York City and Washington, D.C.
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Young alums find career support through A&S office

The College's Career Development staff have seen an increasing number of young alumni contacting career counselors for help.
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Students take on summer experiences with help from alumni

A total of 135 students in the College of Arts & Sciences are accessing the College’s Summer Experience Grants this year.
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PMA prof’s film wins top honors at three festivals

“Campfire,” an original short film by Associate Professor Austin Bunn, won the Provincetown International Film Festival’s "best queer short" award, making it eligible for an Academy Award nomination.
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A&S honors 23 faculty with endowed professorships

The professorships are possible because of generous gifts from alumni, parents and friends.
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Register now for Reunion 2023

The College of Arts & Sciences will welcome alumni to campus June 8-11 with a host of events for Cornell Reunion 2023, celebrating the classes of 3s and 8s.
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Life is full of possibilities: Meet the extraordinary class of 2023

Read about the Cornell experiences of some of the amazing students in our graduating class.
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Nexus Scholars Program expands research opportunities to 101 students

This summer, 101 students in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in groundbreaking research on campus with 61 faculty as part of the Nexus Scholars Program.
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From poetry to philosophy to politics, Humanities Scholars share research

The end-of-year HSP research conference May 5 featured presentations by 45 senior undergraduates.
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Milstein first-years take advantage of community, opportunity

First-year students in the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity talk about their varied experiences.
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Students’ island clean-up trip inspires multimedia projects

Students trekked to Cuttyhunk Island during spring break to clean up traps and other fishing gear that had been abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded.
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‘Out Here’ film event shines light on rural LGBTQ life

A trio of short films showing the pleasures – and perils – of rural life for LGBTQ+ people will show April 26 as part of the Rural Humanities Initiative in the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Students can sign up for minor in public history

Students interested in the way history is reflected in monuments, memorials, museum exhibitions, oral histories and in other ways can now sign up to minor in public history.
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From Dr. Fauci to 'Succession:' A peek into the lives of two alumni filmmakers

“From the Big Red to the Red Carpet” featured Scott Ferguson ’82 and Michael Kantor ’83, Emmy-winning producers of HBO’s “Succession” and PBS' “American Masters” series.
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Harvard historian to deliver Munday lecture

Vincent Brown, the Charles Warren Professor of American History and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, will deliver this year’s Reuben A. and Cheryl Casselberry Munday Distinguished Lecture April 17.
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Milstein speaker to explore “The Battle for Your Brain”

Nita Farahany, a scholar who focuses on ethical, legal, and social implications of emerging technologies, will be the featured speaker for an April 12 event hosted by the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity.
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New book helps students learn ancient Tocharian language

A new book by linguist Michael Weiss provides the first pedagogical grammar ever compiled for Tocharian B, an ancient Indo-European language.
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New College Scholars research climate, health care, legal interpretation

"A theme of the Harrison College Scholar Program is that our students are independent but not isolated."