The Cornell Costume and Textile Collection has more than 9,000 items of apparel, dating from the 18th century to the present, as well as a substantial collection of ethnographic textiles and costumes. It features an online catalog and 3-D photo images of highlighted items. (December 15, 2005)
Juan Hinestroza, assistant professor of textiles and apparel at Cornell University, has won a James D. Watson Investigator Award for $200,000 over two years from the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research to develop nanofibers capable of filtering out viruses, bacteria and hazardous nanoparticles. (November 29, 2005)
Preservationist Jeff Morgan '84 wants to make postwar Iraq as popular a destination for tourists visiting ancient sites as Peru's Machu Picchu – which attracts 1,500 people a day and brings in millions of dollars in revenues.
Internationally renowned architect Peter Eisenman will be on campus to celebrate his 50th reunion at Cornell University this weekend. The winner of numerous architectural awards, Eisenman '54 earned his B.Arch. degree at Cornell's College of Architecture, Art and Planning. (June 10, 2004)
Steven Holl's stunning cubic design, with its transparent and translucent facades and Cayuga Lake and Fall Creek gorge views, is the clear winner in Cornell's College of Architecture, Art and Planning's design competition.
A new book by Mary Woods, professor of architectural history in Cornell's College of Architecture, Art and Planning, shakes up long-held beliefs about how architecture first emerged as a profession in the United States.