Lee Rosenthal ’87 knew he was in love with filmmaking when he found himself, as a college student, excited to wake up early. He was creating an 11-minute narrative movie for professor Marilyn Rivchin’s filmmaking class at Cornell, and he couldn’t wait to get at it.
Events this week include legendary guitarist Gary Lucas performing a live film score, the Cornell Symphony Orchestra in Bailey Hall, Locally Grown Dance at the Schwartz Center, and faculty talks on wild honeybees and legalizing cannabis.
The four faculty teams that received funding support through the President’s Visioning Committee on Cornell in New York City have conducted cross-campus workshops, hosted interdisciplinary talks and expanded their outreach.
To celebrate the opening of the Cornell University Library archive honoring synthesizer pioneer Robert Moog, Ph.D. ’65, the university is hosting “When Machines Rock: A Celebration of Robert Moog and Electronic Music,” March 5-7.
Derrick R. Spires, associate professor of English, was awarded the St. Louis Mercantile Library Prize for his book “The Practice of Citizenship: Black Politics and Print Culture in the Early United States.”