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Faculty to share perspectives on Ezra Cornell’s vision

A panel discussion, “Celebrating 150 Years of Ezra Cornell’s Promise: Reflections on What ‘...Any Person…Any Study’ Means,” will be held Monday, Oct. 29.

New book examines democracy in Africa

Cornell political scientist Nicolas van de Walle and co-author Jaimie Bleck, M.A. ’08, Ph.D. ’11, offer the first comprehensive comparative analysis of African elections in the last quarter century in “Electoral Politics in Africa Since 1990: Continuity in Change.”

Podcast explores the history of Christian love

"Love Transformed,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores the complex relationship between love, early Christianity and contemporary wedding practice.

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In new book, John Cleese is in his element at Cornell

“Monty Python’s Flying Circus" cofounder John Cleese shows boundless intellectual curiosity in "Professor at Large," a new Cornell University Press book compiling some of his lectures and presentations on campus from the past 20 years.

Things to Do, Oct. 12-19, 2018

Events this week include "Phantom of the Opera" in Sage Chapel, Ag Day on campus, whale sounds in concert with the Cornell Chimes, a French film festival, and art talks at the Johnson Museum and the History of Art Gallery.

Six grad students win Fulbright-Hays fellowships

Six grad students have won Fulbright-Hays fellowships Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowships.

Grant expands undergrad offerings on Latin America and Caribbean

A three-year, $342,000 grant to Cornell’s Latin American Studies Program brings new opportunities to Cornell undergrads and area community college students.

FGSS convenes ‘The Future is Feminist’ book club

The inaugural meeting of The Future is Feminist: A Feminist Theory Book Club on Sept. 23 drew a large crowd.

Portal connects Pollack to Afghan girls who code

On Oct. 5, President Martha E. Pollack and other campus leaders talked to representatives of a school in Herat, Afghanistan, that teaches girls to code and create apps.