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Things to Do, Dec. 7-14, 2018

Events this week include the Town-Gown Awards, Cornell Concerto Competition, a tribute to Sonny Rollins, life on other planets at Science on Tap, and "Whistler and His Influence" at the Johnson Museum.

2018 Affinito-Stewart research grants awarded; 2019 proposals sought

Nine Cornell faculty members have been awarded Affinito-Stewart research grants for the 2018-19 academic year. Proposals for 2019-20 are due Feb. 8.

New study upends timeline of Iroquoian history

New research by an international team raises questions about the timing and nature of early interactions between indigenous peoples and Europeans in North America.

Gift funds new music professorship, supports wind symphony

Barbara and Richard T. Silver ’50, MD ’53 Professorship in the Department of Music and the Barbara and Richard T. Silver ’50, MD ’53 Wind Symphony are recent gifts.

Six on faculty receive Einaudi Center grants for international work

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies awarded grants to faculty to support new collaborative research on international topics and fund workshops or other activities.

Podcast examines the biological basis of attraction

"Science of Love,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores the biological basis of attraction.

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Cornellians’ creativity contributes to public art mosaic

Cornell-affiliated people and organizations helped create an eight feet tall, 180 feet long mural set with thousands of sparkling mirror tiles in Ithaca.

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Forum highlights the connections between humans and apes

“Apes and Sustainability,” a forum held Nov. 15, brought together Cornell faculty, activists and scientists to explore new perspectives on preserving nonhuman great apes in sustainable ways.

Things to Do, Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 2018

Events this week include the Hortus Forum's annual Poinsettia Sale; a concert of music by graduate student composers; and a free screening of “Bird of Prey,” from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.