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Society for the Humanities 'Afterlives' theme draws record interest

During 2020, Cornell’s Society for the Humanities chose “Afterlives” as its theme for 2021-22. Scholars from all over the world and all around the College of Arts and Sciences responded to the call, resulting in a record number of applications for the Society’s fellowships.

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Disability studies applied in NYC

ILR credit internships at OPEN DOORS also help students gain professional experience in the arts, grassroots organizing and justice initiatives.

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Cornell poet’s play “Trap Door” opens an aperture into Ithaca history

“Trap Door,” a “headphone walking play” open May 20-30 in downtown Ithaca, invites audiences to notice the streets they travel, says lead writer Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon.

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Cornell launches online fluid dynamics simulation certificate

Cornell is partnering with software company Ansys to offer a Fluid Dynamics Simulations Using Ansys Certificate program through eCornell.

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Bilingual “Regio (Royal)” highlights lives of immigrant Latinx workers

“Regio (Royal),” a new theatre production that uses contemporary dance and puppetry to share stories about Latinx immigrant workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, premiers online May 21 and 23, produced by the Department of Performing and Media Arts, College of Arts and Sciences.

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‘Deeds rife with physical nastiness’: book examines violence in Icelandic sagas

In “Violence and Risk in Medieval Iceland: This Spattered Isle,” Oren Falk considers the medieval Icelandic sagas as case studies, arguing that violence serves as a technique for dealing with uncertainty.

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NEA grants $30,000 to music dept. for ‘Freedom on the Move: Songs in Flight’

The National Endowment for the Arts has approved a $30,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to the Department of Music to support a musical response to Freedom on the Move (FOTM), a database housing digitized, searchable fugitive slave advertisements.

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Radio interview discusses Ithaca's "Virus has no nationality" campaign

Amy Somchanhmavong, Ithaca Asian American Associations, gives a local perspective on anti-Asian/Pacific Islander bias, and discusses the "Virus has no nationality campaign."

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Sarah Evanega wins 2021 Borlaug CAST Communication Award

Cornell Alliance for Science Director Sarah Evanega, Ph.D. ’09, is recognized for her outstanding achievements working for the advancement of science in the public policy arena.

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