Exhibition highlights overlooked colonial Latin American art

“Colonial Crossings: Art, Identity, and Belief in the Spanish Americas,” opening July 20 at the Johnson Museum, brings a nuanced view to a complicated period in Latin American art, and it is doing so with the help of student curators.

Cornell crafts multifaceted game studies program

The field of game studies is growing at Cornell, including an expanded set of classes, workshops and symposia and a growing library collection of games.

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Art, stories, and tours celebrate plants and the Black experience

“Seeds of Survival and Celebration: Plants and the Black Experience” returns for its third and final year at Cornell Botanic Gardens. 

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Faculty, staff win 2024 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

Sixteen faculty and staff in Cornell’s contract colleges have received 2023-24 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence, which recognize superior professional achievement.

The Digital CoLab: Elevating skills, building community

Home to Cornell University Library’s Digital Scholarship Services, the Digital CoLab on the 7th floor of Olin Library stimulates innovation in research and teaching while building connections among scholars across campus. It follows one simple formula: “People over projects.” 

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Library celebrates right to read, April 26  

As part of Cornell’s “Freedom of Expression” theme year, Cornell University Library is holding events throughout the day April 26 to promote diversity of thought and expression found in books of all kinds.   

Talk by Italian author on his writing and his papers donated to the library, March 26

Alain Elkann discusses his literary and journalistic work at library-hosted event. 

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From omen to breakthrough: Exhibit explores eclipses

“Solar Eclipses: From Fear to Knowledge” features a 480-year-old Copernicus manuscript, historical photographs and other materials from the library’s Rare and Manuscript Collections.  

McGraw Tower restoration preserves the past, ensures the future

A $7 million restoration of the tower and Uris Library, underway since summer 2023 and expected to be completed in November, includes replacing roofs, repairing masonry and shoring up a century-old entryway.