Marianne Moore and artist Joseph Cornell, most famous for his box constructions, shared a lively correspondence between 1943 and 1961. They also shared a similar working method of collection, selection, and containment, driven by moral impulses to enclose and preserve.
Daniel R. Schwarz is Frederic J. Whiton Professor of English Literature and Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow at Cornell University, where he has taught since 1968. He is recognized as a master teacher, an influential literary critic, and an important public intellectual.
Most college applicants fail to put adequate time into a supplemental college essay. The Common Application's personal essay allows a student to write a single essay for multiple colleges. The supplemental college essay, however, needs to be different for every application.
Actual causality, in contrast, is more often backward-looking. With actual causality, we know the outcome (David died of lung cancer; there was a car accident), and we retrospectively ask why it occurred.
Cornell's School of Hotel Administration is the hub of the hospitality industry. Hospitality is everywhere—from the undergraduate program to master's degrees and executive education, our world-renowned faculty teach what it means to live a life of service.
Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting significance.
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The Department of Communication is a national leader in the study of communication as a social science, ranked among the top five in a recent poll by the National Research Council. Our faculty and students are dedicated to understanding the role and enhancing the effectiveness of communication processes, systems, and infrastructure in society.