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Arts and Sciences faculty honored for advising, teaching

Three members of the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences were presented awards for teaching and advising at a May 25 trustee-faculty dinner recognizing universitywide excellence.

Things to Do, May 24-31, 2019

Events this week include the Chorus and Glee Club’s annual Commencement Concert; scientists discussing cosmic particles and volcanoes at Science on Tap; and the 2019 Ithaca Festival Parade.

Exhibit showcases Cornell’s first Commencement, graduates

“Cornell Commences,” an exhibit at Cornell University Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, opened this week to coincide with 2019 Commencement weekend.

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College Scholars study AI, jury decisions, fake news

Seniors in the College Scholar program in the College of Arts and Sciences presented their senior projects May 4; they ranged from studying juror decision-making to people’s reactions to AI.

History professor helped plan, create Statue of Liberty Museum

American studies professor Maria Cristina Garcia, who came to the U.S. from Cuba as a child, joined in the May 16 celebration of the opening of the new Statue of Liberty Museum, which she helped create.

Undergrad humanities scholars present their research

The Humanities Scholars Conference, May 10 at the A.D. White House, featured 28 undergraduate research and thesis presentations and laid groundwork for an interdisciplinary humanities scholars program.

Active learning connects past, present in new classics course

The new history course, Statues and Public Life, is part of the classics department’s participation in Cornell’s Active Learning Initiative, administered through the Office of the Provost.

New class contemplates media from cross-campus perspectives

From writing on Papyrus to exploring today’s throwaway technologies, students in the first media studies foundation course delved into how media shape our lives today and have through time.

Remembering I.M. Pei

Renowned architect I.M. Pei, who died May 16 at age 102, is remembered for his design of Cornell's Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.