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Levitsky, Putnam, Quake elected professors-at-large

Political scientist Steven Levitsky, the Sundance Institute’s Keri Putnam and biomedical engineer Stephen Quake have joined the ranks of leading scholars and public intellectuals at Cornell as Andrew Dickson White Professors-at-Large.

Prison theater group helps inmates discover themselves

The Phoenix Players Theatre Group in Auburn Correctional Facility gives inmates opportunities for self-discovery, reflection and a view of redemption.

NEH grant to fund two-week seminar at Cornell

Shirley Samuels, professor of English, has received an $80,160 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a two-week seminar in June 2019.

Joel Silbey, emeritus professor of history, dies at 84

Historian Joel H. Silbey, the President White Professor of History Emeritus and a member of the Cornell faculty since 1966, died Aug. 7.

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.

Book explores Latin American modernity, technology

María Fernández explores the impact of technology on modernity in her new edited work, “Latin American Modernisms and Technology.”

An art historian, a tweet and an unexpected result

Cornell art historian Ananda Cohen-Aponte has found through a demographic research project that her field is in great need of diversification.

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.

Alum combines artistic side, technology skills for television career

Jennifer Kahn’s creativity blooms through her pens and pencils – and also through her cameras and her computer, where she creates videos, graphics and other visual elements for television shows.

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