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NYC wedding planner organizes couples’ big day

From the time she was 13 when she planned a family reunion, to her Cornell days when she organized most of the events for two student groups, Funmi Dosunmu ’12 said she has always planned social events.

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Tech companies favor social scientists

Graduate and undergraduate students from Cornell’s social sciences fields are increasingly sought after by tech companies searching for employees who understand social processes, psychology, sociology and economics, but also have real-world data-science skills.

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PMA lecturer featured in off-Broadway show

Godfrey L. Simmons Jr., senior lecturer in the Department of Performing and Media Arts, opens off Broadway Oct. 8 in a new play.

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CNY Humanities Corridor supports humanities collaboration

Cornell has received a $1.5 million endowment from the Central New York Humanities Corridor to support regional interdisciplinary humanities projects.

Things to Do, Sept. 21-28, 2018

Events this week include Homecoming, a lecture on black women writers and the war on terror, a talk by Mathew Knowles, the Biennial and Jurassic World in 3D.

New library exhibit weaves words and sounds together

Mixed Media: The Interplay of Sound and Text showcases artifacts that span centuries of capturing and conveying words and sounds. The exhibition opens Sept. 20.

Things to Do, Sept. 14-21, 2018

Events this week include "RBG" at Cornell Cinema, plays dramatizing religious and genetic science issues, fall harvest sampling at Cornell Orchards, and a local AAUW celebration of 100 years of social action. 

Alum endows lectures honoring landscape architecture professor

Michael R. Van Valkenburgh ’73 endowed an annual memorial lecture in honor of the late Marvin I. Adleman, professor emeritus of landscape architecture.

Top music industry expert speaks Sept. 27

Music industry expert Matthew Knowles, father to singers Beyoncé and Solange, will participate in a panel discussion at the Africana Studies and Research Center Sept. 27.