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Ed Intemann, lecturer, Schwartz Center lighting designer, dies at 60

Ed Intemann, senior lecturer in performing and media arts and resident lighting designer at the Schwartz Center for more than two decades, died Feb. 21.

Workshop teaches problem-solving through rapid prototyping

Using the five steps of design thinking, Diane Levitt from Cornell Tech gave a workshop Feb. 20 on how to work as a team to create rapid prototypes in an attempt to solve real-world problems.

Architecture, art alumni complete new Casapoli Residency

Recent architecture and art alumni Brian Havener and Pauline Shongov recently spent a month furthering research and initiating creative work at a house on the Coliumo Peninsula in Chile, as recipients of the inaugural Casapoli Residency.

Book marks Tompkins County’s place in suffrage movement

A new book by Tompkins County historian Carol Kammen and Elaine Engst, M.A. ’72, looks at the history of the women’s suffrage movement by examining it in microcosm at the local level.

Things to Do, Feb. 22-March 1, 2019

Events this week include a town-gown collaboration performed with Latina/o community members, silent comedy and Middle Eastern cinema, songs for Jim Henson, a book talk on creativity and intelligence, and the Digital Agriculture Hackathon.

Things to Do, Feb. 15-22, 2019

Events this week include Darwin Days in Ithaca, Oscar-nominated short films at Cornell Cinema, a reception for spring exhibitions at the Johnson Museum, "Tartuffe" at the Schwartz Center and a Wikipedia editing workshop for beginners.

Freedom on the Move builds database of fugitive slave ads

Online project is enlisting the help of the public to create a database for thousands of advertisements placed by enslavers who wanted to recapture self-liberating Africans and African-Americans.

Study uses neural networks to define Dada

Cornell researchers explored whether an algorithm could be trained to sort digitized Dadaist journals from non-Dada modernist journals – a formidable task, given that many consider Dada inherently undefinable.

Bree Newsome: 'Everyone has a role to play'

In the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture, Feb. 11 in Sage Chapel, Bree Newsome recalled the events leading up to her removing a Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds in 2015.