Glowing and misting, Jenny Sabin's 'Lumen' installation opens

Architect Jenny Sabin has created a temporary outdoor installation that functions as a work of art and provides shade, seating and cooling for visitors to the Museum of Modern Art PS1 in Long Island City.

Musicologist Alejandro Madrid receives Dent Medal

Alejandro L. Madrid, professor of music, has been awarded the Royal Musical Association's Dent Medal. He is the first Latin American winner of the award, which has been given since 1961.

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Carpenter advising awards honor four on faculty

Vice Provost Rebecca Stoltzfus presented Cornell faculty members Austin Bunn, Ella Maria Diaz, Michael Goldstein and Irby Lovette with 2017 Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards May 27.

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Things to Do, June 16-Aug. 4, 2017

Summer events on campus this include exhibitions with local connections at the Johnson Museum; cinema under the stars on Willard Straight Terrace; and free performances, lectures and concerts.

Atkinson Center names 2017-18 SSHA faculty fellows

Cornell's Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future has named eight social sciences, humanities and arts fellows for the 2017-18 academic year.

Minimalist composer Steve Reich regales alumni at Reunion

Steve Reich '57, whose "Double Sextet" won the Pulitzer Prize in 2009, spoke with self-deprecating humor about his music and his life at age 80 during the Olin Lecture June 9 at Bailey Hall. The event was a highlight of Reunion.

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Linguist, architect named A.D. White Professors-at-Large

Linguist and vernacular language scholar John Rickford and Indian architect and educator Brinda Somaya have been elected Andrew Dickson White Professors-at-Large at Cornell for six-year terms effective July 1.

Austin Bunn's audiobook wins spoken word 'Oscar'

"The Brink," an audiobook of short stories by Austin Bunn, associate professor in performing and media arts, was honored June 1 at the 2017 Audie Awards in New York City.

'Human Again' film explores work with prison theater group

A panel discussion and screening of "Human Again," professor Bruce Levitt's documentary about a theater program in the Auburn Correctional Facility, is June 10 at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.