Cornell Bhangra to unite community with ‘intoxicating joy’

The long-standing student dance group – committed to spreading the joys of Punjabi culture and dance – invites the Cornell and Ithaca community to its annual Bhangra showcase, the 21st PAO Bhangra, on March 16.

Grant to enhance art history book

A Millard Meiss Publication Fund award will support the publication of Kelly Presutti's "Land into Landscape: Art, Environment, and the Making of Modern France.”

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Asian American studies celebrates new endowment funding

The gift has also helped faculty make plans to leverage more alumni support for a new postdoctoral fellowship program.

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Grants available to fund rural humanities projects

The initiative has supported faculty initiatives ranging from a project to design indigenous seed storage; a documentary on rural LGBT life; and the development of architectural designs for a new elderly center for the Onondaga Nation.

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Three juniors awarded Caplan Travel Fellowships

Julia Fritsch ’25, Cristina Kiefaber ’25, and Ashley Koca ‘25 have been selected as the 2024 Harry Caplan Travel Fellows, supported by the Department of Classics.

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Former CEO of BET shares her struggles, successes

Debra Lee, former CEO of Black Entertainment Television, spoke to the Cornell community Feb. 20 about her journey from growing up in the segregated South to shattering glass ceilings while becoming one of the most powerful businesspeople in America.

Book brings elusive Greek technical writer into focus

Hero of Alexandria's writings on things like pneumatics, pure geometry and catapults have influenced many through the ages and his principles touch early modern inventions including the player piano and the fire engine.

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Lennon chases down literary thrills in new series

J. Robert Lennon’s “weird hike through the wilderness” of publishing has led him to a new and unexpected place: writing his first thriller, “Hard Girls,” published Feb. 20 by Mulholland Books.    

Glenn Ligon: material to be played with

Glenn Ligon, visiting artist in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, has pursued an incisive exploration of American history, literature and society across bodies of work that build critically on the legacies of modern painting and conceptual art.

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