Freedom on the Move project awarded NEH grant

Freedom on the Move, a project being spearheaded at Cornell, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to create a public database compiled from 100,000 runaway slave advertisements.

Students explore art, artistic practice during NYC semester

Art students worked toward their B.F.A. degrees this year with studio and seminar classes, visits to museums and artists' studios, internships, meeting curators and exhibiting their work at AAP NYC.

Belarusian professor releases new poetry collection

In her new book of poems, "Rose Pandemic,” Valzhyna Mort evokes a Belarus burdened by silence and by its unverbalized history of war and colonization.

Students conduct research in Asia with travel grants

Six students are researching fencing, teaching English, exploring how regions recover from natural disasters, and immersing themselves in Asian languages, thanks to grants from the Department of Asian Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Collaborative play transcends borders, cultures

A new play about borders has found an unusual way to transcend them: by integrating local experiences in each new place it is performed.

Lesbian singer's archive captures pre-internet gay life

The archive of lesbian musician Gretchen Phillips, co-founder of the trailblazing band Two Nice Girls, sheds light on what it was like to be gay in the 1980s, when gay lives were rarely visible.

Grad student studies Miami English dialect

Doctoral student Naomi Enzinna is studying Miami English, a dialect produced by exposure to bilingual speakers of Spanish and English in the Florida city.

Summer in Madrid program transforms students

At the end of the school year, a group of Cornell students sets off for Spain with Cornell professors for the six-week Summer in Madrid program, which transforms their outlook.

Out of the blue: Medieval fragments yield surprises

Researchers Louisa Smieska and Ruth Mullett are advancing studies of medieval illuminated manuscripts with X-ray imaging at CHESS of the pigment trace elements found in pages in Cornell collections.