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Book explores Nigerian women’s political activism

A new book by Judith Byfield, professor of history, highlights the central role that women played in Nigeria’s nationalist movement in the years following World War II.

Designer Shares Her Love of Sustainable Luxury

Mimi Prober will serve as designer-in-residence at the Jill Stuart Gallery from Oct. 13 to Nov. 9. She will meet with students, critique their work and exhibit her own. She will also create a new garment made from pieces that were slated to be retired from the Cornell Fashion + Textile Collection.

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New moral psychology minor takes on challenging questions

Students across the university can now minor in the growing field of moral psychology, with faculty recently approving the new area of study.

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Concerto highlights individual voice and the sound of community

Elizabeth Ogonek, assistant professor in the Department of Music, is one of three composers whose work was commissioned and performed by pianist Xak Bjerken for “The Oberlin Concertos.”

Geologic park manager receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Jonathan Weston ’04, manager of Panama Rocks, a park and geologic site in New York’s Chautauqua County, received the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award Oct. 6 in a virtual ceremony.

A storyteller makes ancient Native American tales new again

Perry Ground ’91 travels around the world performing Haudenosaunee stories, adapting them to the present while keeping their traditional spirit alive.

Music department presents organ festival Oct. 20-23

The festival honors Dutch composer and keyboardist Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck.

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History professor wins George Washington Prize

Mary Beth Norton's book, "1774: The Long Year of Revolution," recounts the lead-up to the American Revolution.

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Seymour lecture focuses on Japan’s Olympic history

Historian Ken Ruoff will discuss the Japan that was on display during the Olympics in 1940 and 1965 at this year’s Harold Seymour Lecture in Sports History.

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