Skip to main content

Ars longa: Rembrandt catalog receives three honors

A 2017 catalog of Rembrandt etchings, produced by the Johnson Museum, has received multiple honors, including the 2019 Alfred H. Barr Jr. Book Award for small collections.

Essentials

Botanical illustration pioneer goes from obscurity to online

More than 190 years after her death, botanical illustrator Mary Kingsbury Wollstonecraft is finally getting her due thanks to digitization by Cornell's Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.

Doctor receives Cornell degree, 67 years after leaving campus

Dr. David Murray ’52 recently received his Cornell diploma decades after leaving school early to pursue his medical degree.

Ezra

Things to Do, Jan. 25-Feb. 1, 2019

Events this week include a Glee Club concert; new films and Ithaca filmmakers at Cornell Cinema; a Cornell-developed technology showcase in Duffield Hall and new exhibitions at the Johnson Museum.

New AAP dean sees opportunities for collaboration

As she begins her term as dean, J. Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, discusses opportunities and challenges for the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and its students and faculty.

Things to Do, Jan. 18-25, 2019

Events this week include new films at Cornell Cinema; a display of Martin Luther King's work with the labor movement; an early 20th-century piano festival and an exhibit from a local biodiversity survey.

Muse, Shaw win Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism

John H. Muse of the University of Chicago and arts journalist Helen Shaw have won the 2017-18 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, administered by Cornell’s Department of English.

Appert explores hip-hop and social change in Senegal

Assistant Professor of Music Catherine M. Appert looks at Senegalese hip-hop, its mythology and ethnography in her book “In Hip Hop Time: Music, Memory, and Social Change in Urban Senegal.”

English professor edits new edition of ‘Cane’

A new edition of Jean Toomer’s “Cane,” edited by Cornell professor George Hutchinson, revives the 1923 novel of the African-American experience as “a book for our times.”