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Harrison College Scholars explore politics, wellness, environment in summer work

From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Sciences took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.
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PMA prof honored with fellowship for screenwriting work

Austin Bunn, associate professor of performing and media arts, has been awarded a New York State Council for the Arts/New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in screenwriting.
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Exploring life in front of a classroom

Stephanie Naing is working with sixth and seventh graders this summer who want to gain entrance into New York City's independent schools.
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Chasing carbon from trees to soils

A group of students are doing field work and analysis on soil coming from a long-term forest fertilization experiment in several locations around Ithaca.
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Internship offers insights into banking career

Eros Georgiou ’25 is spending the summer exploring a career in banking, with help from a Summer Experience Grant.
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Student researchers explore changing chemical reactions

Undergrads in the Musser lab are using ultrafast laser spectroscopy to understand how organic semiconductors behave when they absorb and emit light.
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Studying connections between animal-human health

Their map will visualize research about the spread of existing or known and new or emerging zoonotic diseases.
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Celluloid recollections: Cornell Cinema names new director

A new director, Molly Ryan, will take the helm of Cornell Cinema this fall, succeeding Mary Fessenden, who has led the organization for 35 years, eight years as 8 manager and 27 as director.
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Sustainability and spirituality in the garden

A group of students, including some Nexus Scholars, is learning practical skills related to sustainability and connecting them to community behaviors.
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Learn & travel with Cornell alumni, faculty this summer

A&S faculty will lead many courses on campus and join educational vacations as part of Cornell Adult University.
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Students, formerly incarcerated people publish book of creative works

A performing and media arts class composed of Cornell students and formerly incarcerated people has produced a book of their writings, exploring their own stories and their discoveries about each other.
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Posthumous album brings Cornell staffer’s music to life

An album featuring the work of Daniel Gaibel, former information technology manager for the Language Resource Center (LRC), will debut this weekend at the Ithaca Festival.
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Student films document Cornell’s LGBTQ history

The film projects for the introductory class, which draws students from all of Cornell’s schools and colleges, celebrate the 30th anniversary of Cornell’s LGBT Studies Program.
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First class of Milstein students heads toward graduation

Twenty Milstein Program seniors will graduate this year with degrees in everything from biology to linguistics to computer science to physics.
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Reunion 2022 features host of A&S events

A number of special events are planned in the College of Arts & Sciences to celebrate Reunion 2022.
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Students tackle community projects in moral psychology course

Students spent the semester working with local non-profits addressing issues from migrant family justice to food insecurity to sustainable agriculture.
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Humanities students present diverse research projects

Humanities students studying an array of topics presented their work at the A.D. White House.
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College Scholars tackle interdisciplinary research projects

This year’s graduating class of Robert S. Harrison College Scholars presented their final theses during a daylong event May 7 in Goldwin Smith Hall.
Graduating A&S Seniors in the class of 2022

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Grateful to be together: Meet the extraordinary class of 2022

Hear about the Cornell experiences of some of the amazing students in our graduating class.
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$10M gift to A&S boosts College Scholar Program, scholarships

The gift will designate the College Scholar Program as the Robert S. Harrison College Scholar Program.
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