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Cornell solicits ideas for naming three North Campus halls

Cornell will name two new North Campus residence halls to honor Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 and Nobelist Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55. The university is asking for name ideas on the remaining three buildings.

Who is Don Greenberg, and why is he pixelated?

In five decades of teaching and research, Don Greenberg ’55 has won many prestigious computer graphics awards, while focusing on the skills architecture students need to keep pace.

Quad art installations make physical distancing more social

The collaborative outdoor installation “Cornell: Safely Together” aims to make COVID-19 physical distancing a little more social, with mown patterns and furniture on the Ag and Arts quads.

Grants fund community-engaged learning curricula

The Office of Engagement Initiatives recently awarded Engaged Curriculum Grants to 19 teams of faculty and community partners that are developing community-engaged learning courses, majors and minors across the university.

AAP faculty explore design innovation, resilience

Faculty from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning explored resilient architecture through technological innovation and from multiple perspectives at FABRICATE 2020, a four-day online conference.

Twenty new Engaged Faculty Fellows named

Twenty faculty members from eight colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows, committed to advancing community-engaged learning and scholarship at Cornell and within their academic disciplines.

McMinn, former AAP dean and Cornell in Rome founder, dies

William G. McMinn, who served as dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning from 1984 to ’96, died Aug. 21 in Asheville, North Carolina. He was 89.

Yoon: Enslaved laborer memorial invites healing, reflection

The Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA has won praise for an inclusive design approach led by Höweler + Yoon Architecture LLP co-founder Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of Architecture, Art and Planning.

Future Architect Award program champions diversity

The Cornell Future Architect Award summer program for rising high school seniors, in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, recently concluded its fifth year with virtual programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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