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Einaudi Center to provide research help to doctoral students

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has selected 12 Cornell graduate students for the 2018 Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program.

Pollack receives Cassini model as inauguration gift

President Martha E. Pollack was presented with a model of Cassini on Feb. 16, commemorating three decades of Cornell participation in Cassini’s historic mission.

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Things to Do, Feb. 23-March 2, 2018

Events this week include a play about pioneering scientist Barbara McClintock; a concert tribute to Steven Stucky by Ensemble X; a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock and an experimental film series.

New edited volume examines Russian science fiction

Anindita Banerjee, associate professor of comparative literature, has edited "Russian Science Fiction Literature and Cinema: A Critical Reader.”

Plato offers lessons in literacy, artistry, politics

Government professor Jill Frank is author of “Poetic Justice: Rereading Plato’s ‘Republic,’” which aims to shift how Plato is read.

Bumper crop of Seley sculptures installed near Sibley

The Jason and Clara Seley Sculpture Court features three works crafted from chrome automobile bumpers by Jason Seley '40, a former art professor and AAP dean.

Faculty team wins NYC sustainable design competition

A collaborative exhibition project created by four faculty members featuring reused grain silos will be installed on Governors Island in New York City this summer.

‘Arabic Movie’ explores Israeli cultural phenomenon

Israel and Egypt were at war in 1968, but every Friday night families across Israel gathered in their homes to watch Arabic-language Egyptian movies.

Scientists, wildlife DJ, hip-hop archivists create 'BeastBox'

“Beastbox,” a free online game, takes sound clips from real wild animals and allows users to mix and match them into an endless variety of beats, breaks and drops.