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Remembering I.M. Pei

Renowned architect I.M. Pei, who died May 16 at age 102, is remembered for his design of Cornell's Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.

Things to Do, May 17-24, 2019

Events this week include a student computer game showcase, five days of chamber music performances at Mayfest, and a spring garden fair.

Morrison, architecture alumni honored by Arts and Letters academy

Toni Morrison, M.A. '55, and alumni architects J. Meejin Yoon and Eric Höweler are among new recipients of American Academy of Arts and Letters honors.

Mettler selected as 2019 Radcliffe Institute fellow

Fresh off winning a Guggenheim fellowship, democracy scholar Suzanne Mettler, Ph.D. ’94, has just received another honor: a Radcliffe Institute fellowship.

Essentials

Mann award winner probes cell behavior

Jennie Sims, the recipient of the Mann Outstanding Graduate Student Award, is probing why, how and when a cell chooses to repair itself, which has implications in cancer research.

New signs highlight gorge dangers, delights

Resources abound – on Cornell’s Gorge Safety website, on signs along the Botanic Gardens’ trails and through the work of the gorge stewards – to help visitors safely explore and enjoy Cornell Botanic Gardens’ Natural Areas.

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Things to Do, May 10-17, 2019

Events this week include student performance projects at the Schwartz Center, spring garden tours on campus and a graduation reading by MFA writers.

Toxicology expert Donald Lisk dies at 88

Donald J. Lisk, M.S. ’54, Ph.D. ’56, professor emeritus of soil chemistry and toxicology and a champion of graduate education, died April 27. He was 88.

Every picture has a story in museum’s new handbook

The Johnson Museum has published a new, full-color “Handbook of the Collections,” its first in 20 years. It features more than 300 artworks, plus stories, histories and alumni artists.