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‘Visions of Dante:’ seeing the Italian poet with new eyes

The exhibition at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art explores the visual nature of the “Divine Comedy,” which has inspired scholars and artists from medieval times through today.

Weaving inclusivity, style into wearable tech

Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao, assistant professor in the College of Human Ecology, uses knitting and weaving techniques to make on-skin devices that express the wearer’s personality.

Academic Integration efforts lead to $33M in grants

Seed grants and symposia based on themes from the Office of Academic Integration have bridged researchers from the Ithaca and New York campuses and have brought a high return on investment to Cornell. 

Chemistry summer program = research + confidence

Since 2015, the CHAMPS program has provided opportunities for high-caliber students from groups traditionally underrepresented in biomedical careers to engage in scholarship and research.

NYC summer shapes Milstein students’ thoughts about future

Sophomore students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity spent their first summer in person at Cornell Tech, taking part in a series of mentored workshops, guest seminars, group projects, innovation challenges and other activities.

History, music, physics harmonize in keyboard project

An undergraduate, Elizaveta Zabelina ’24, is teaming up with a music department faculty member to create an illustrated catalog and guide to the instruments that are part of Cornell's historical keyboard collection.

From Kenya to Cornell, writer Mukoma ranges across genres

Mukoma Wa Ngugi, associate professor in the Department of Literatures in English, channeled his fascination with a traditional Ethiopian song called the Tizita into a new novel, “Unbury Our Dead With Song.”

July Fourth and early Black Americans: It’s complicated

Black citizens in early America confronted a "national double-speak" in which white Americans celebrated freedom while supporting the enslavement of Black people.

‘Go-getter’ director nurtures McGovern incubator to maturity

When Lou Walcer ’74 stepped into the new business incubator in Weill Hall 10 years ago, he saw opportunity. Now, the center has enjoyed a decade of success.