Salah Hassan, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences in Africana Studies, has been elected as the 2021 Distinguished Scholar by the College Art Association for his scholarship and curatorial work, which have been deeply formative in bringing recognition to the study of modern and contemporary African and African diaspora art.
What began as a class project exploring a fraught period of Ithaca history has transformed into a COVID-related comic, “Reflections," telling the story of Ithaca’s typhoid epidemic of 1903, that Leo Levy ’20, hopes can reach people with a lesson from the past and an accessible message about public health.
University officials reminded the Cornell community that despite its legalization in New York, use or distribution of cannabis on university property or as part of university-sponsored events is prohibited.
The Office of Engagement Initiatives is accepting nominations for the George D. Levy Faculty Award through May 3. The award recognizes a faculty member whose community partnerships are models for community-engaged learning in higher education.
Jake Turner, postdoctoral researcher in astronomy, has been named a Sagan Fellow in the program, where he will continue his research on magnetic fields, atmospheres and orbital evolution of exoplanets.
In “Feral Ornamentals,” Literatures in English senior lecturer Charlie Green finds whimsy in uncertainty and humor in the “terrifying,” creating new poems with a fact-based look at the natural world and a sense of exploration through process.