The 2019 Cornell Undergraduate Psychology (CUP) Conference will bring together undergraduate students with diverse interests to share their research, meet other students and faculty and learn about the various kinds of psychological research being conducted across the Cornell campus. The conference will be held May 9 in the Physical Sciences Building Atrium from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Samantha N. Sheppard, the Mary Armstrong Meduski ‘80 Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, has been chosen as a Career Enhancement Fellow for 2019-2020 by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
Like many new Cornell students, Juli Wade ‘87 was unsure of her career path when she initially arrived on campus, but her experience working in the lab of Professor Elizabeth Adkins Regan, professor emerita of psychology and neurobiology and behavior in the College of Arts & Sciences influenced her decision to pursue psychology.
The Environment & Sustainability Program, home of the new cross-college undergraduate major in Environmental & Sustainability Sciences (ESS), is hosting a spring gathering of humanities faculty and current and prospective majors April 10 in Room 401 of the Physical Sciences Building from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Although climate change has become an increasingly prominent and important issue, finding ways to persuade people about the catastrophic dangers of further environmental degradation has proven to be challenging.
Eight Arts & Sciences students spent winter break in Colombia, collaborating with Colombian undergraduate students from the University of Magdalena to teach students at a public school in the coastal city of Santa Marta. The students spent their time carrying out STEM enrichment projects in the school, which primarily serves students from disadvantaged communities.
Cornell’s the Institute for Comparative Modernities will partner with the Hyundai Tate Research Centre: Transnational and the Africa Institute, Sharjah, to host “Axis of Solidarity: Landmarks, Platforms, Futures,” a conference at the Tate Modern in London from Feb. 23-25.
Andrew Hicks, associate professor of music and medieval studies, has been recognized with two awards for his recent book, “Composing the World: Harmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos,” published by Oxford University Press.
Conventional wisdom about science fiction is that it has followed the same diffusionist patterns as the advancement of industrial capitalism. Anindita Banerjee challenges that notion in her new anthology.
What are the main qualities recruiters look for in resumes and how do they determine who to select? Do cover letters actually matter? How important is GPA? These questions and more were answered Sept. 5 by a panel of campus recruiters at “Recruiting Confidential: Questions You Always Wanted to Ask,” a panel hosted by the Arts & Sciences Career Development Center.
“Improvisation, swing, and the blues. If those three elements are present, you have Jazz.” A new video highlights the profound impact of jazz musician Wynton Marsalis on students, faculty, and the public during his weeklong visit to campus last spring.
The escalating tensions between police and the black community in the United States will be the subject of the 2018 Krieger Lecture in American Political Culture, delivered by historian Jelani Cobb. The event will include a screening of Cobb’s PBS Frontline documentary “Policing the Police,” followed by a conversation with Russell Rickford, associate professor of history in the College of Arts & Sciences.