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Remembering I.M. Pei

Renowned architect I.M. Pei, who died May 16 at age 102, is remembered for his design of Cornell's Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.

Morrison, architecture alumni honored by Arts and Letters academy

Toni Morrison, M.A. '55, and alumni architects J. Meejin Yoon and Eric Höweler are among new recipients of American Academy of Arts and Letters honors.

Akcan wins fellowship for study of post-conflict societies

Esra Akcan, associate professor of architecture, will use the Frieda L. Miller Fellowship from Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute to explore the role of architecture in transitional justice. 

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AAP instructors’ Chisholm monument to rise in Brooklyn

A monument honoring Shirley Chisholm designed by two AAP instructors, both alumni, will soon rise in Brooklyn and is the first of five monuments that will honor women who’ve made an impact on New York City.

‘Oculi’ 2.0 faculty collaboration to open at new site May 25

Oculi, a sculptural pavilion by architecture, art and engineering faculty at Cornell, will move this spring from New York City to Art Omi, an art organization in Ghent, New York.

Project designs success for local elementary students

Cornell undergraduates redesigned a Groton auxiliary classroom to inspire and support older elementary students in practicing intellectual, interpersonal and planetary responsibility.

Architecture student Tin ’19 wins KPF Traveling Fellowship

Architecture student CoCo Tin ’19 is one of three recipients of this year’s Kohn Pedersen Fox Traveling Fellowship, given to students in their penultimate year at one of the firm’s 27 partner design schools. 

Rawlings scholars exhibit wide-ranging research

About three dozen Cornell seniors presented their undergraduate research at the 17th annual Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars Senior Expo on April 17.

‘World According to Sound’ creators to be artists-in-residence

Cornell’s Media Studies Initiative has announced that radio producers Chris Hoff ’02 and Sam Harnett, co-creators of the 90-second public radio show and podcast, “The World According to Sound,” will be artists in residence in Fall 2019.