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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.

Two juniors receive Caplan Travel Fellowships

Garrett Emmons '23 and Hannah Master '23 have each been awarded a Harry Caplan Travel Fellowship worth $5,000 to study and conduct research in Italy and Israel, respectively.

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Lamin Johnson ’21: sparking connections through art

Lamin Johnson ’21 is a spoken word artist known for writing thoughtful and poignant poetry that bridges generations. Learn how he discovered his passion and how he uses it to bring people together.

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Sierra wins Latin Grammy for guitar sonata

Composer Roberto Sierra won the 2021 Latin Grammy Award for the Best Classical Contemporary Composition with “Music From Cuba And Spain, Sierra: Sonata Para Guitarra.”

Students reflect on Marsalis visit: ‘He really touched my soul’

Jazz great Wynton Marsalis visited campus as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, teaching students, giving public talks and playing with Cornell musicians in Bailey Hall.

Professor to speak on Black print culture and democracy

Derrick Spires will talk about “Defining Democracy: How Black Print Culture Shaped America, Then and Now” Dec. 1 in a Society for the Humanities webcast hosted by eCornell. 

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Visiting journalist humanizes the immigration issue

Molly O’Toole '09, the Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist Fellow in the College of Arts & Sciences this semester, shared career advice, political insights and anecdotes from her work and life during two recent talks.

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New edited volume explores plurality of gender experiences

A new book, “Trans Historical: Gender Plurality before the Modern,” co-edited by a Cornell professor, explores what gender might have been before modern medicine, the anatomical sciences and the modern division of gender difference into a binary form.

Library immersions deepen student research

Intensive, annual library programs empower students, strengthening their core research skills while providing advanced tools and methods for scholarship. These immersion programs are offered for graduate students in a range of disciplines.