Students head across globe thanks to Summer Experience Grant funding

Summer Experience Grants in the College of Arts & Sciences helped 139 students to take minimally-paid or unpaid summer positions this year. 

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National Mall installation invites public to ‘let freedom ring’

An interactive bell tower designed by Paul Ramírez Jonas is one of six artworks featured in “Beyond Granite: Pulling Together,” which aims to create a more inclusive commemorative landscape on the mall.

Library expands video streaming resources 

From Hollywood blockbusters to independent films, visual resources are just a couple of clicks away for Cornell students, faculty, and staff.

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Opera celebrates friendship of Scalia and Ginsburg ’54

The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy will present “Scalia/Ginsburg,” a one-act comedic opera about the unlikely friendship between U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 and Antonin Scalia, on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Room of Willard Straight Hall.

Display celebrates the 50th anniversary of hip-hop

The Cornell Hip Hop Collections new display in the rotunda of Cornell University Library’s Rare and Manuscript Collections recognizes a pivotal day in music history.

Undergrads relish challenging Nexus Scholar research projects

Nexus Scholars spent eight weeks this summer working with researchers on campus on projects in the humanities, social sciences and physical sciences.

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Serve in Place grants offer international experiences

Denise Rose worked with other Cornell students on a study of mental health in India through the Cornell-Keystone Nilgiris Field Learning Summer Program. 

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A&S dean Jayawardhana named provost at Johns Hopkins

Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named provost of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Astronomy professor Rachel Bean has been named interim A&S dean, effective July 13.

Music student helps expand Ethiopian nun’s musical legacy

Thomas Feng, a doctoral student in performance practice, is identifying and cataloging the piano music of the late Emahoy Tsege-Mariam Gebru, a composer with a cult following.