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Things to Do, March 15-22, 2019

This week’s event include a Cornell Chamber Orchestra concert; a lecture about protests in women’s soccer; a conversation with Hollywood producer and Cornell grad David Greenbaum; and a celebration of undergraduate writing competition winners.

Arts and Sciences names 2019 College Scholars

This year’s College Scholars, from the College of Arts and Sciences, will explore topics including the possibility of a universal language and communities’ ability to recover after conflict.

The sweet spot: research locates taste center in brain

A research team led by Adam Anderson, professor of human development, has discovered the taste center in the human brain by uncovering which parts of the brain distinguish different types of tastes.

Digital Ag Hackathon tackles pressing agricultural problems

Cornell’s first Digital Agriculture Hackathon saw students from a variety of disciplines come together to develop ways of addressing some of the world’s most pressing agricultural challenges.

Einaudi Center funds Cornell dissertations with global impact

Twelve graduate students will spend this year refining their dissertation plans and testing the waters of global research with help from the Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program.

The evolution of travel imagery explored in Kroch exhibition

An exhibition, “World Picture: Travel Imagery Before and After Photography,” will open with a reception March 21 from 4:30-6 p.m. in Kroch Library’s Hirshland Exhibition Gallery.

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Certificate program boosts presentation skills for career growth

The Executive Presence certificate program will help learners conquer performance anxiety and refine public speaking skills, aimed at maximizing speaker-listener connection and furthering career growth.

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Things to Do, March 8-15, 2019

Events this week include a Cornell Symphony Orchestra concert geared to young listeners; native American writer Elissa Washuta; performance artist Holly Hughes; strange but true stories from the Yiddish press; and actor Dominique Thorne ’19 at Cornell Cinema.

Symposium welcomes artists, public to explore feminist performance

Visiting artists and directors will join local artists, scholars and activists for “Feminist Directions” March 15-16 at the Schwartz Center, a public symposium with interactive lectures, performances and workshops.