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Interactive documentary screening

An interactive screening of “The Other Side of Immigration,” with documentarian, Roy Germano, Ph.D. Friday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.


Six courses traveled to tropical field stations in February

Fifty-seven students joined their Cornell professors for courses in the Bahamas and Belize during block 6. Cornell courses have traveled to the Gerace Research Center in the Bahamas for years, and 2013 marked the third annual trip to a field station in Latin America.


Boughton takes advantage of Spanish immersion opportunities

For Bobby Boughton, majoring in Latin American Studies meant frequent travels Spanish-speaking countries, including studies and work at a Spanish language school in Guatemala.


Block plan enables Spanish study in Guatemala

A major benefit of Cornell’s block calendar for Spanish students is studying abroad for a month or longer any time it’s convenient while earning language course credits. Cornell’s Spanish program maintains relationships with two particular schools in Guatemala, and a number of recent students have studied at each of them.


Chicano folk singer performs at Cornell May 16

MOUNT VERNON — Cornell College will host guitarist Chuy Negrete performing the folk music of his native Mexico on Tuesday, May 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the Rathskeller of The Commons. Admission is free. The son of migrant farm workers who later settled in Chicago, Negrete has become a leading musicologist and interpreter of Mexican […]