Faculty researchers paint a picture of what will happen if multilateral organizations fail to protect Armenian cultural heritage as Azerbaijan shells the disputed region.Read more
Members of the Cornell Classics community engage in research across the whole domain of Classical Studies, from Greek and Roman literature and historical linguistics to ancient philosophy, historiography, archaeology, and art history.
Cornell classicists combine rigorous training in ancient languages with cutting-edge theoretical approaches, covering material from the Aegean Bronze Age to Late Antiquity, and regions from the Latin West to the Caucasus, though with a firm basis in the cultures of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean.
Classics Research Centers
- The Cornell Tree Ring Laboratory builds multi-millennial scale tree-ring chronologies in the Aegean and Near East that throuigh the last 10,000 years of human and environmental history.
The American Research Center in Sofia (ARCS) was established in 2004 as both a center for research and a training institution, committed to training North American graduate students in the history, culture, and languages of the region. Cornell University hosts the US Office of ARCS.
The funded community-engaged learning projects provide opportunities for students to excavate ancient Pompeii, establish a community garden in Moshi, Tanzania and more.Read more
Rachel Bean, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor in the Department of Astronomy and senior associate dean for math and science, has been named interim A&S dean.Read more
A&S faculty members will delve into questions ranging from quantum computing to foreign policy development and from heritage forensics to effects of climate change.Read more
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.Read more