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Intersection of art history and tech topic of Milstein lecture

C. Richard Johnson will speak about the field of computational art history and discuss preserving and authenticating the works of Vermeer and Rembrandt Friday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m. in the Guerlac Room of A.D. White House, followed by a buffet dinner. His talk, “Studying Vermeer’s Canvases and Rembrandt’s Papers: Two Examples of Computational Art History,” is part of the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity Speaker Series.
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Eight new trustees elected to Cornell board

At its May 26 meeting, the Cornell Board of Trustees elected three new trustees to four-year terms: Ooi Lee (William) Lim ’80, MAR ’82; Aryan Shayegani ’88, M.D. ’92; and Bradley H. Stone ’77.


Carpenter Advising Awards presented to four faculty members

Four Cornell faculty members have received Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards, which recognize sustained and distinguished contributions of professorial faculty and senior lecturers to undergraduate advising. The awards were established by Stephen Ashley ’62, MBA ’64, in honor of his adviser, Kendall S. Carpenter, a professor of business management at Cornell from 1954 until his death at the age of 50 in 1967.

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Engaged Faculty Fellows connect classroom and community

As fires rage across southern California, upstate economies struggle and teenagers crave educations that matter, Engaged Faculty Fellows are asking what they can do to help – and designing courses that do. The seven faculty members in this year’s cohort are developing community-engaged classes that give students hands-on experience and empower them to be global citizens – all while advancing community partners’ missions and contributing solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges.

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Grants fund 22 Cornell teams, community partners

Connecting researchers to federal and state policymakers. Supporting children affected by the opioid epidemic. Sending students to the United Nations climate conference. Offering disaster workshops to regional animal shelters. Collaborating with cooperative businesses for experiential learning.

These are among the 22 projects that received fall 2017 Engaged Opportunity Grants.

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Five New York companies awarded JumpStart funding

Five New York companies have been awarded funding through the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart program, which is supported by Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation.
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Roper Center opinion archive comes to Cornell

The public opinion archive holds data dating from the 1930s.