From flame wars on twitter to sleepless nights, four of the country’s leading science journalists spoke of the challenges they’ve faced covering the COVID-19 pandemic during an April 28 event hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences.
More than 30 students who have conducted research will present their work in a virtual conference May 6-7. One panel investigates the ideas of Goldwin Smith, while other presentations focus on migrant workers in Singapore, political violence in Africa and other topics.
“Asiamnesia,” being presented online April 15-17 by the Department of Performing and Media Arts, explores the stereotypes that plague Asian/Asian American actresses throughout their careers, but also celebrates their versatility and endurance.
Gregor-Fausto Siegmund, a doctoral student in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, was recently awarded the Ecological Society of America’s Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award.
The College of Arts & Sciences will welcome a new director of human resources, Taylor Shuler, beginning on April 1. Shuler, senior HR business partner in the Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science and Cornell Engineering HR Service Center, will take over for Sara Bloxsom, who’s worked in the dean’s office for more than 36 years, 27 of those directing the college’s human resources efforts and who is retiring this year.
An April 1 webinar, “Critical Refugee Studies: Militarism, Migration, and Memory-work,” will bring together three leading scholars of refugee studies to explore those questions as they relate to a range of humanitarian efforts, refugee and migration policies, as well as artistic/cultural practices and performances that have formed in the wake of U.S. wars in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
What began as a class project exploring a fraught period of Ithaca history has transformed into a COVID-related comic that Leo Levy ’20, hopes can reach people with a lesson from the past and an accessible message about public health.
Carl Beach '22 wasn't giving up on a semester abroad -- he decided to take a semester off to work on an organic lettuce farm and learn more of what he's been studying in his environmental education classes.