Museum exhibit illuminates Pliny’s study of art, nature

“Wonder and Wakefulness: The Nature of Pliny the Elder,” an exhibition running through June 11 at the Johnson Museum, marks the 2,000th anniversary of the birth of the celebrated Roman author, natural philosopher and statesman.

Mozart’s Requiem, jazz trumpeter highlight late-April concert schedule

Music department concerts offer a major works concert, a jazz trumpet collaboration, a hope-filled organ recital and more, April 27 – May 2.

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Year of ‘Repair’ ends with research conference at Society for the Humanities

The Society for the Humanities' year of “Repair” concludes with the ’s annual Fellows’ research conference April 27 and 28, highlighting the work of 16 scholars.

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‘Out Here’ film event shines light on rural LGBTQ life

A trio of short films showing the pleasures – and perils – of rural life for LGBTQ+ people will show April 26 as part of the Rural Humanities Initiative in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Library celebrates 400th year of Shakespeare folio

Cornell University Library will celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's First Folio, a posthumous publication of his collected plays, by displaying its copy at a special one-day event on April 21.

Art and community: Africana Library exhibits quilts

Cornell University Library has launched a new exhibit that celebrates the African American tradition of quilt making as expressions of artistry, history and community.

Students can sign up for minor in public history

Students interested in the way history is reflected in monuments, memorials, museum exhibitions, oral histories and in other ways can now sign up to minor in public history.

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Innovation award recipients look to the future of student learning

In 2022-2023, the Center for Teaching Innovation awarded five Innovative Teaching & Learning Awards to Cornell faculty. With a goal of facilitating vibrant, challenging, and reflective learning experiences at Cornell, these awards sponsor projects across the colleges that explore new tools and emerging technologies, approaches, and teaching strategies. CTI is now accepting pre-applications for the 2023-2024 Innovative Teaching and Learning Awards – the deadline is April 17.

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New Beebe Lake seating area honors Hu Shih

While a student at Cornell, Hu Shih 1914 imagined and later led a literary movement resulting in the adoption of a common, accessible language in China. The language reforms that emerged with Hu Shih at Cornell went on to change an entire nation. A stone bench and interpretive sign invite community members to the northwest corner of Beebe Lake, where they can learn more about Hu Shih.

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