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Things to Do, May 25-June 1

Events this week include a celebration of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art's 45th anniversary, ongoing exhibition of the Wicked Witch of the West's crystal ball and food science presentations.

Library receives Jewish fables from around the world

A newly arrived collection of Jewish books containing fables, with around 400 volumes spanning six centuries, will enrich Jewish studies at Cornell.

Faculty uses new formats – including comics – to convey research

Faculty and academic staff presented projects including comics, videos and websites in the Knowledge Matters Fellowship, May 10.

Podcast: the environmental impact of used clothing

“Future Fashion,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, considers what happens to used clothing.

Essentials

Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity selects first students

The first students have been chosen for the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity and will begin as first-year students at Cornell this fall.

Things to Do, May 18-25, 2018

Events this week include Bike to Work and School Day, a United Way fundraiser, a talk on gender equity and equal pay; and a Mann Library exhibit on Sri Lankan identity in fashion and film.

2018 Biennial on 'Duration' to feature major artists

The Cornell Council for the Arts' 2018 Biennial begins in September, with invited artists including Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing joining student and faculty participants.

Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects

Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students and their community partners researching a range of topics. 

Psychologist explores happiness, memory and identity

Shimon Edelman, professor of psychology, says we can’t have it all when it comes to happiness, identity, and extreme longevity, and explains why we’ll have to give up one to keep the others.