Class teaches math and music with hands-on approach

Students faced many challenges in the course The Art of Math: Mathematical Traditions of Symmetry and Harmony.

Lecture to explore women and law in ancient India

Scholar Stephanie W. Jamison will speak on “Adulterous Woman to Be Eaten by Dogs: Women and Law in Ancient India” as a part of the University Lecture Series. The talk, Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Cornell’s Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall, is free and open to the public.

Today’s school failures have Reconstruction roots

Noliwe Rooks' new book “Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education” traces the financing of segregated education in America, beginning with Civil War reconstruction to today.

Things to Do, Sept. 8-15, 2017

Events on campus this week include a 1921 "Hamlet" with live music in Sage Chapel, a book talk on music and cosmology by Andrew Hicks, work by artist Rebecca Rutstein '93, poetry and new films.

García book explores history, complexities of U.S. refugee policy

Historian María Cristina García examines the challenges and history of refugee and asylum policy in the United States in her new book, "The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America."

Bulletin stories touch on change and adaptation

Stories in the fall 2017 issue of the Southeast Asia Program Bulletin touch on change and adaptation. 

Essentials

Symposium, exhibit to celebrate work of the Bombay poets

Cornell is celebrating the Bombay poets, who transformed English-language Indian poetry from flowery to gritty in the second half of the 20th century, with an exhibition and symposium.

Students work around the clock on Festival 24

On Aug. 26, more than 45 actors, dancers, directors, playwrights, stage managers and technical crew came together to produce four plays in 24 hours during the annual Festival 24.

A gender-bending Hamlet silent film with live music screens Sept. 14

The restored 1921 German silent film “Hamlet,” starring Denmark’s most famous film actress, Asta Neilsen, as Hamlet, screens Sept. 14.