Architecture breaks ground at 150 years

On the occasion of the Department of Architecture's sesquicentennial, a transdisciplinary slate of leading scholars and designers — from indigenous geographers and storytellers, to architecture and landscape historians and critics, and leaders of contemporary architecture practice and pedagogy — will join Breaking Ground(s) a series of conversations that intersect at the notion of ground. Or, grounds.

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Exhibition features pioneering erotic magazine

On Our Backs' first decade highlighted by library show.

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‘Futurities, Uncertain’: 2022 Cornell Biennial seeks art entries

The Cornell Council for the Arts seeks proposals from faculty and students for artwork, performances, music and design that fit within the 2022 Cornell Biennial theme, “Futurities, Uncertain.” 

A Collegetown mural memorializes loved ones lost to illness

Yerkezhan Abuova ’23 memorialized her grandmothers in a Collegetown mural, painting them surrounded by animals, tulips and waterlilies. She hopes it will comfort viewers who grieve.

Students completing their studies eye the future

Around 1,450 Cornell students completed their studies this month. While the December Recognition Ceremony was canceled, some shared their university experiences.

Arts Quad installation upcycles wood with mixed reality

A research team led by Leslie Lok, assistant professor in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, relied on mixed-reality technology to design and assemble the installation utilizing salvaged barn wood and hollow-core construction.

Forum showcases community-engaged learning projects

Examples of how community-engaged learning projects can address community needs were showcased during a virtual forum on Nov. 17. The projects demonstrate the College of Human Ecology’s Engaged College Initiative, a partnership between the college and the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement that supports learning with a community engagement component.

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Cornell’s first Laidlaw scholars research, lead

The Laidlaw scholars at Cornell are diving into a world of research. Over the first summer of the program, 24 Cornellians selected for the prestigious international program completed research projects on topics ranging from migration and big data to entomology, engineering communications and animal science.

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New department unites design within the College of Human Ecology

The College of Human Ecology launched its new Department of Human Centered Design Nov. 10, uniting the design faculty from two existing departments and creating opportunities for new collaborations.