High Impact

Courtesy of Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory

Mach Five

Courtesy of Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, 1966

Quick Moving, Slow Seeing

Barbara Maria Stafford, a professor of Art History at the University of Chicago, has been instrumental in bridging ideas from the sciences and social thought into the humanities: Her work focuses on how neuroscience and other recent developments in cognitive theory can help explain the unique visual knowledge we gain through artworks. Such is her far-ranging, trans-disciplinary appeal that she attracted an audience of students and scholars from fields as diverse as fine arts, literature, political science, philosophy and biology to her lecture in Goldwin Smith’s Lewis Auditorium yesterday entitled Slow Looking, co-sponsored by the departments of art history, architecture, art, urban and regional planning and chemical biology.

Vigil Protests Actions of Chi Alpha, Demands Greater LGBT Rights

More than 200 people gathered in front of McGraw Hall, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship’s meeting location, on Friday night for a 30-minute silent vigil in support of Chris Donohoe ’09, a student who was asked to step down from a leadership position in the fellowship due to his sexual orientation.
“It was wonderful, I was overwhelmed with such a gratitude,” said Donohoe, who stood before the crowd for more than a minute gathering himself from tears before he could enunciate his closing address. “The support from this community was so uplifting to me. I think I would remember this moment for the rest of my life.”

Now you see it, now you don't

In 2007-08, Kobe Bryant earned his first MVP trophy and lead his team to a Western Conference championship.

Can't touch this

James nearly recorded the NBA’s first 50-point triple double since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar accomplished such a feat in 1975. James registered 52 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds against the New York Knicks on February 4, 2009.