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Dance, multimedia performance to open 2018 CCA Biennial

The 2018 Cornell Council on the Arts Biennial kicks off Sept. 14-15 at the Schwartz Center with “A Meditation on Tongues” by guest artist Ni'Ja Whitson.

Design team creates an efficient little library in Buffalo

A permanent outdoor mini-library in a community garden in Buffalo was created by associate professor of architecture Caroline O’Donnell’s design firm.

Cornelliana on display at the Tang Welcome Center

Earlier this summer, Cornell opened the Martin Y. Tang Welcome Center at 616 Thurston Ave. in the renovated Noyes Lodge overlooking Beebe Lake.

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New book untangles Tuscany’s complex, hidden landscape

A new book about the Tuscany region of Italy by architecture faculty member D. Medina Lasansky uncovers overlooked aspects of the often idealized region, where food, landscape and architecture are intertwined.

Designers to unveil 'RRRolling Stones' at NYC sculpture park

A movable outdoor seating system designed by architecture faculty members Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic and made from 3D-printed concrete will be unveiled July 12 at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens.

Atkinson Center names 2018-19 SSHA faculty fellows

Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future has named seven social sciences, humanities and arts (SSHA) fellows for the 2018-19 academic year.

J. Meejin Yoon named dean of AAP

J. Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, will return to Cornell as the next dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning. Her five-year term as the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean begins Jan. 1, 2019.

Online collection captures Sri Lankan village life

Cornell University Library has launched a new digital collection depicting the evolution of a remote Sri Lankan village.

Upson Hall makeover achieves LEED platinum

The completely reconstructed Upson Hall – for 60 years an anchor on the Engineering Quad and home to the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – has been certified LEED Platinum.