Collaborative play transcends borders, cultures

A new play about borders has found an unusual way to transcend them: by integrating local experiences in each new place it is performed.

Lesbian singer's archive captures pre-internet gay life

The archive of lesbian musician Gretchen Phillips, co-founder of the trailblazing band Two Nice Girls, sheds light on what it was like to be gay in the 1980s, when gay lives were rarely visible.

Grad student studies Miami English dialect

Doctoral student Naomi Enzinna is studying Miami English, a dialect produced by exposure to bilingual speakers of Spanish and English in the Florida city.

Summer in Madrid program transforms students

At the end of the school year, a group of Cornell students sets off for Spain with Cornell professors for the six-week Summer in Madrid program, which transforms their outlook.

Out of the blue: Medieval fragments yield surprises

Researchers Louisa Smieska and Ruth Mullett are advancing studies of medieval illuminated manuscripts with X-ray imaging at CHESS of the pigment trace elements found in pages in Cornell collections.

Glowing and misting, Jenny Sabin's 'Lumen' installation opens

Architect Jenny Sabin has created a temporary outdoor installation that functions as a work of art and provides shade, seating and cooling for visitors to the Museum of Modern Art PS1 in Long Island City.

Musicologist Alejandro Madrid receives Dent Medal

Alejandro L. Madrid, professor of music, has been awarded the Royal Musical Association's Dent Medal. He is the first Latin American winner of the award, which has been given since 1961.

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Carpenter advising awards honor four on faculty

Vice Provost Rebecca Stoltzfus presented Cornell faculty members Austin Bunn, Ella Maria Diaz, Michael Goldstein and Irby Lovette with 2017 Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards May 27.

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Things to Do, June 16-Aug. 4, 2017

Summer events on campus this include exhibitions with local connections at the Johnson Museum; cinema under the stars on Willard Straight Terrace; and free performances, lectures and concerts.