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.

New center merges math, AI to push frontiers of science

With artificial intelligence poised to assist in profound scientific discoveries that will change the world, Cornell is leading a new $11.3 million center focused on human-AI collaboration that uses mathematics as a common language.

Young alums find career support through A&S office

The Arts & Sciences Career Development office has seen an increasing number of young alumni contacting career counselors for help.

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Book on Southeast Asian art dedicated to professor

Featuring an introduction by professor Kaja McGowan and essays by Cornell alumni and current doctoral candidates, "Performing Prowess" traces the ways cultural forces of Hindu belief have persisted in Southeast Asia

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PMA prof’s film wins top honors at three festivals

“Campfire,” an original short film by Associate Professor Austin Bunn, won the Provincetown International Film Festival’s "best queer short" award, making it eligible for an Academy Award nomination.

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British adapted Mughal systems of justice to establish rule in India

“Empires of Complaints: Mughal Law and the Making of British India, 1765-1793” by Robert Travers won honorable mention from the Law and Society Association's James Willard Hurst Book Prize.

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A&S honors 23 faculty with endowed professorships

The new professorships are possible because of generous gifts from alumni, parents and friends.

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Japanese poets open new ways of thinking about media

In new research, Andrew Campana examines cinema-centered poetry in Japan from the 1910s and 1920s, discovering the ways poetry chronicles lasting human impressions left by “new” media.

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