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Things to Do, May 17-24, 2019

Events this week include a student computer game showcase, five days of chamber music performances at Mayfest, and a spring garden fair.

Morrison, architecture alumni honored by Arts and Letters academy

Toni Morrison, M.A. '55, and alumni architects J. Meejin Yoon and Eric Höweler are among new recipients of American Academy of Arts and Letters honors.

Project 2Gen discusses families, incarceration in Albany

The Bronfenbrenner Center’s Cornell Project 2Gen was in Albany to meet with state legislators and present findings on their research into families and incarceration.

Ritter named executive dean, vice provost at Ohio State

Gretchen Ritter ’83, professor of government, has been appointed executive dean and vice provost of the Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences.

Milstein students ‘Collab’ on tech solutions in service projects

Students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity developed a website, created a computer language learning curriculum and engaged in other service projects this spring.

Mozilla co-founder shares vision for future of tech

Mitchell Baker, chairwoman of Mozilla and co-founder of the Mozilla Project, was on campus May 1 to speak with students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity. 

Podcast finale examines Nile’s centrality to Egypt

“Egypt’s Nile,” the final episode of this season’s “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series from the College of Arts and Sciences, looks at what the Nile River means to Egypt.  

Essentials

Musicians ♥ Cornell

Cornell is a big place. Students find niches within the larger community, and musicians are no exception. Music shapes the experiences of thousands of alumni who are a special population of Cornellians.

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Things to Do, May 10-17, 2019

Events this week include student performance projects at the Schwartz Center, spring garden tours on campus and a graduation reading by MFA writers.