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The Johnson Museum of Art welcomes educator and curator Gemma Rodrigues

Gemma Rodrigues will direct the education program at the Johnson Museum to support critical inquiry and appreciation of global arts and cultures for Cornell classes, K-12 teachers and schools, community groups, and the public.

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Movies, music and pictures can train synthetic brain

A new AI-based technology developed by Cornell researchers will help gain new insights into how our brains respond to external stimuli.

New impact grants expand humanities research

The Society for the Humanities added to its grant offerings in 2021, awarding Humanities Impact Grants to humanities projects that “engage in broader public conversations with social impact in mind.”

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Researchers link ancient wooden structure to water ritual

Cornell researchers used dendrochronology and a form of radiocarbon dating called “wiggle-matching” to identify the ancient origins, and possible purpose, of a unique wooden structure in Northern Italy.

New A&S faculty bring Indigenous studies expertise

Two new faculty members who specialize in Native American and Indigenous literatures will join the Department of Literatures in English for the fall of 2021.

Archivists and curators share their favorite artifacts

The rich holdings of Cornell University Library support Cornell scholarship and attract researchers from all over the world. These rare and distinctive collections (lovingly referred to as “RAD” collections) also resonate deeply with the library’s own staff – speaking to their interests and passions and often evoking personal recollections.


CAU offers online classes with Cornell faculty for adults and youth this summer

Cornell's Adult University invites alumni, their friends and family, and the general public to expand their minds this summer by taking live, online courses for adults and youth taught by Cornell faculty and graduate students. 

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Classics active learning course explores differences in ways of writing

A classics course provided students with a hands-on understanding of the processes behind writing and writing systems in all parts of the world.

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$2M in New Frontier Grants boosts high-impact A&S research

The College of Arts and Sciences has awarded 14 New Frontier Grants totaling nearly $2 million to faculty members pursuing research projects ranging from the physics of quantum computing to the design of new musical instruments.