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Cornell celebrates Apollo 11’s golden anniversary July 16-20

Cornell will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with a panel on exoplanetary discovery, a lecture by author Andrew Chaikin, music by the Aeolus Quartet and a display in Kroch Library.

Things to Do, June 30-July 31

Events at Cornell in July include free concerts and lectures, "Bound for Glory" summer shows, Maple Camp, and free ice cream and lawn games for employees.  

Centenarian alum remembers days as WWII medic

Cedric Jimerson ’40, M.D. ’43, who turns 100 on Aug. 7, was honored with other veterans from his home state of Pennsylvania at a ceremony in Harrisburg commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

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Stonewall anniversary inspires digitized postcard collection

Cornell University Library has released a digitized collection of postcards meant to deliver important lessons regarding sexuality. The release coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

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Anthropology Ph.D. candidate named Newcombe fellow

Natalie Nesvaderani is one of 23 recipients of a 2019-20 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, administered through the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

New book explores children’s emotional expression

English professor Jane Juffer looks at children’s television, online gaming and political expression in her new book, “Don't Use Your Words! Children’s Emotions in a Networked World.”

$10M gift boosts China and Asia-Pacific Studies Program

A $10 million gift from alum Adam J. Levinson ’92 and wife Brittany Levinson will expand opportunities for Cornell students to study and explore the China and Asia-Pacific region and its global impacts.

Miniatures of Temple of Zeus take their place in namesake cafe

Annetta Alexandridis, associate professor of history of art and of classics, is on the hunt for the rest of the plaster cast replicas of Temple of Zeus pediments installed in the Klarman Hall cafe.

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Collaboration showcases creativity of whale songs

This spring, senior music lecturer Annie Lewandowski worked with Google Creative Lab on a project to develop artificial intelligence that can recognize patterns in humpback whale songs.