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Muse, Shaw win Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism

John H. Muse of the University of Chicago and arts journalist Helen Shaw have won the 2017-18 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, administered by Cornell’s Department of English.

Appert explores hip-hop and social change in Senegal

Assistant Professor of Music Catherine M. Appert looks at Senegalese hip-hop, its mythology and ethnography in her book “In Hip Hop Time: Music, Memory, and Social Change in Urban Senegal.”

English professor edits new edition of ‘Cane’

A new edition of Jean Toomer’s “Cane,” edited by Cornell professor George Hutchinson, revives the 1923 novel of the African-American experience as “a book for our times.”

Kent Kleinman named provost at Rhode Island School of Design

Kent Kleinman, professor of architecture and the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of Architecture, Art and Planning from 2008 to 2018, has been appointed provost of the Rhode Island School of Design, effective March 1, 2019.

NEH supports faculty research, preservation projects

Faculty members Denise Green and Rachana Kamtekar have received support for preservation and research projects from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

History of Capitalism initiative takes big-picture approach

The study of the history of capitalism at Cornell is fueled by insightful, big-picture questions, many of which were raised during a Nov. 15 roundtable discussion.

Things to Do, Dec. 14, 2018- Jan. 18, 2019

Events on campus from this week to the end of winter break include the Recognition Ceremony for December Graduates, a winter solstice garden tour, exhibits coming down soon and the first Soup & Hope of 2019.

Cornell brings sounds of Middle East to local K-12 teachers

The Near Eastern Studies course “Listening to the Middle East” explored Quranic recitation and other soundscapes as a professional learning opportunity for local teachers.

Aditya Deshpande ’22 wins Cornell Concerto Competition

Computer science major Aditya Deshpande ’22 won the 16th Cornell Concerto Competition, held Dec. 9 in Barnes Hall.