Events this week include faculty authors discussing careers and new ways of giving, a panel on world development, guest filmmakers showing their work, and a song cycle based on female characters in Greek tragedy.
The Cornell Council for the Arts is supporting 35 projects in the arts on campus during academic year 2017-18 through its Individual Grant Program. Cornell faculty, departments and programs were awarded 15 grants of $2,500 each and students and student organizations received 20 grants of $1,000 each.
Tickets are now on sale through Sept. 28 for Cornell’s Fall Employee Celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families, to be held Oct. 7, when Cornell Big Red football will square off against Harvard University at 1:30 p.m. The $5 per person ticket covers both football game and Cornell Community Dinner.
Recent changes in the provost’s office have set the stage for better implementation of technology and teaching initiatives, blending them behind the scenes in a way that matches, and enhances, how they complement each other throughout Cornell.