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$10M gift boosts China and Asia-Pacific Studies Program

A $10 million gift from alum Adam J. Levinson ’92 and wife Brittany Levinson will expand opportunities for Cornell students to study and explore the China and Asia-Pacific region and its global impacts.

Miniatures of Temple of Zeus take their place in namesake cafe

Annetta Alexandridis, associate professor of history of art and of classics, is on the hunt for the rest of the plaster cast replicas of Temple of Zeus pediments installed in the Klarman Hall cafe.

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Collaboration showcases creativity of whale songs

This spring, senior music lecturer Annie Lewandowski worked with Google Creative Lab on a project to develop artificial intelligence that can recognize patterns in humpback whale songs.

Reunion talk travels through time, and art

Travelers to Reunion were introduced to the origins and evolution of travel photography in a talk June 6 by Andrew Moisey, assistant professor of the history of art and visual studies. 

Book explores Egyptian imagery in Roman homes

A new book from Caitlin Barrett, associate professor of classics, explores the reasons why many households in Pompeii chose to use Egyptian imagery throughout their garden spaces.

Sokol remembered as 300 Reunion voices lift ‘Ave Maria’

At Reunion 2019, more than 300 Cornell Glee Club voices stood on the Bailey Hall stage to sing the iconic “Ave Maria” by Franz Biebl.

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Taimina shares ‘viral’ crocheting technique with alumni

Retired adjunct associate professor Daina Taimina’s presentation during Reunion weekend introduced the release of the second edition of her book, “Crocheting Adventures With Hyperbolic Planes.”

Art faculty, alumni reunite in Shaker Museum exhibition

Associate professor of art Carl Ostendarp is part of a group exhibition curated by Amie Cunat, M.F.A. ’12, that runs through June 22 at the Shaker Museum Mount Lebanon, in New Lebanon, New York.

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Free events feature music, speakers, performing artists

Writer Joyce Carol Oates and events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing are among the highlights of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions' free summer events series on campus, June 28 through Aug. 2.