Hero of Alexandria's writings on things like pneumatics, pure geometry and catapults have influenced many others through the ages and his principles touch early modern inventions including the player piano and the fire engine.
The film focuses on the gendered implications of deepfake technology; a free screening Feb. 7 will be presented by the Milstein Program in the College of Arts and Sciences, partnering with Cornell Cinema.
A new paper examines the politics at play in the maps published in 2020 as part of a peace plan proposed by the Trump Administration.
Volunteers saved 10 desktop computers, seven laptops, 14 monitors, countless cords and chargers, and one electronic cat toy from becoming e-waste at the first Technology Repair Fair.
Her latest album snagged a Grammy nomination — and she once scored a Cheerios commercial starring Grumpy Cat
A symposium Sept. 21-23 will celebrate the legacy of a pioneer who helped found three areas of study related to science, technology and sound.
Climate justice will be a priority across the Einaudi Center this year.
The grants helped 108 A&S students afford unpaid or minimally-paid summer positions.
"This hands-on experience and research is great preparation for future projects."
Thirteen doctoral students were awarded grants for 2023, with destinations including France, Indonesia, Jordan, and more.
“Teaching is at the center of what we do,” said Jackson, who has a with a dual appointment in the Department of Science and Technology Studies.
The professorships are possible because of generous gifts from alumni, parents and friends.
A doctoral candidate in science and technology studies with a focus on the anthropology of science, Domingues studies how investigators use scientific methods and humanities theories to reconstruct the lives of past humans.
This summer, 101 students in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in groundbreaking research on campus with 61 faculty as part of the Nexus Scholars Program.
The end-of-year HSP research conference May 5 featured presentations by 45 senior undergraduates.
Olivia Snyder is a biology and society major.
Peter Terrazas is a science and technology studies major.
Her three-volume work, “Women Scientists in America,” sheds light on the many ways women were involved in the advancement of science, as well as how they were pushed out of the field.
“We are thrilled that study abroad opportunities around the world are once again available to our students."
A paper by Cornell researchers suggests maslins have the unique capacity to adapt in real time to extreme weather.
Anthropologist Noah Tamarkin has received the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award from the Association for Jewish Studies in the category of social science, anthropology, and folklore.
Professional Development Grants are available thanks to generous alumni donations.
A&S faculty offer book and poetry recommendations for the new year.
The awards celebrate cooperation between the university and the greater Ithaca community.
Small communities struggle with infrastructure ill-suited to rural life. Phoebe Sengers is improving design processes for better outcomes.
The number of undergraduate veterans enrolled at Cornell has nearly quadrupled over the past five years, thanks in part to outreach by a team of student veteran peer counselors.
The minor is distinctive in including courses from many disciplines, from across Cornell’s schools and colleges.
The program matches undergraduate students with summer opportunities to work side by side with faculty from across the College.
A new group provides female athletes of color at Cornell with a community of women who understand their challenges.
Cornell's president highlighted recent achievements of Arts and Sciences faculty.
Four A&S faculty members have been honored for their excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.
Matthew Garcia '25 was in the first cohort of student-veterans to move in to the university’s new Veteran Program House on University Avenue.
Friday’s concluding keynote will be delivered by Jonathan Flatley, a scholar of literature and the relationship between politics and aesthetics .
“These efforts recognize the critical questions Jewishness raises and its place as part of a shared heritage.”
"The Society for the Humanities thought there is no better way to kick off the year of Repair, than to begin at home."
Her major work, “Women Scientists in America,” has redrawn the historical landscape of women in science.
From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.
Madeline Sterling '08, an Arts & Sciences alum, is part of a team launching a research program to elevate the value of home care workers.
A group of students, including some in the Nexus Scholars Program, completed field work and analysis this summer on soil coming from a long-term forest fertilization experiment.
Their map will visualize research about the spread of existing or known and new or emerging zoonotic diseases.
Enabling farmers to tinker with their own systems and involving them early in the design process could better translate technology from the lab to the field.
"These faculty members and graduate teaching assistants have made tremendous contributions for the benefit of our students, guiding their educational paths and molding their experiences."
Kuunemuebari Donovan Mini is a Science and Technology Studies major.
Medical statistics compiled and published by the British military played an important role in introducing “race” as a categorical reality, Suman Seth argues.
Abena Gyasi is a Biology & Society and Psychology major.
Students Against the Sexual Solicitation of Youth (SASSY), together with a Tompkins County team, targeted the local lodging industry for outreach efforts.
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Jeffrey Mathias is a doctoral candidate in science and technology studies. He attended SUNY Purchase College as an undergraduate and chose to pursue further study at Cornell due to the interdisciplinary nature of the Science and Technology Studies Department.
Four doctoral students studying fields in the College of Arts & Sciences are the inaugural recipients of the Zhu Family Graduate Fellowships in the Humanities.