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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.”

Margaret Martonosi ’86 visits as A.D. White Professor-at-Large

Computer scientist Margaret Martonosi '86 will interact with students and faculty Jan. 22-26 as an Andrew Dickson White Professor-at-Large.

Predicting future combos, from rap songs to pharmaceuticals

Cornell researchers have developed an algorithm to predict which groups are likely to work together in the future based on their past partnerships.

How do you flourish in scientific publishing? Ask a librarian

Cornell University Library offered a workshop for graduate students and postdocs in engineering, math and physical sciences on the resources that can jump-start their careers.

Hands-on, intensive parenting is best, most parents say

Parents may struggle to meet the ideal of intensive parenting – especially if they have low incomes and education levels, according to a new study by Patrick Ishizuka.

Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference opens to all

All graduates are encouraged to participate either in person or remotely and help shape the university's strategy for alumni engagement when the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference convenes Feb. 8-10 in Boston.

Pore size influences nature of complex nanostructures

The strength of the attraction between molecules in two-dimensional materials, known as van der Waals forces, is dependent on the size of the empty spaces in the material, researchers have found.

Students, faculty shape global effort to cool a warming world

In a whirlwind of seminars, plenary sessions and corridor conversations, 17 Cornell students and six faculty attended COP24 in Katowice, Poland in December.  

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.”

Leo Renaghan, hospitality marketing innovator, dies at 75

Professor Emeritus Leo Renaghan, one of the first academics to introduce modern marketing methods to the hospitality industry, died Dec. 31 of brain cancer. He was 75.

Workforce expert helps NY ag respond to challenges

Richard Stup, an agricultural workforce specialist in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is working on ways to help New York state’s farmers tackle workforce issues.