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Things to Do, Oct. 4-11, 2019

Events at Cornell this week include a conversation with Congressman Adam Schiff; exhibits exploring fashion and feathers and urban renewal in Berlin; a seminar with bioengineer Stephen Quake and performance art at Cornell Cinema.

CCE summer interns extend and explore

Twenty-nine Cornell undergraduates spent their summers working and conducting research in communities across New York state as Cornell Cooperative Extension interns.

Pilot course partners students with incarcerated learners

The Prison Partners Library Research course aims to transform students into research experts as they provide guidance and support for incarcerated students in the Cornell Prison Education Program.

Podcast explores inequality’s impact on well-being

The latest episode of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series examines the impact of inequality on psychological well-being with Tom Gilovich, the Irene Blecker Rosenfeld Chair of Psychology.

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Dick Archer, man behind Cornell stage productions, dies at 71

Dick Archer, associate professor of theater and technical director for the Department of Performing and Media Arts for 40 years, died Sept. 14. He was 71.

Wikipedia edit-a-thon Oct. 6 to honor women in STEM

Cornell University Library will host “Ada Lovelace Day: Women in the Sciences Edit-A-Thon,” Oct. 6 from noon to 5 p.m. in Mann Library, ahead of an international celebration honoring women scientists.

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Six projects receive Innovative Teaching and Learning Awards

This year’s Innovative Teaching and Learning Award winners will give Cornell students a host of new opportunities and experiences, thanks to faculty grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000.

Staff News

LaFeber-Silbey Lecture to look back on 1970s U.S. power

Historian Francis J. Gavin will discuss the importance of the 1970s in U.S. and world history in this year’s LaFeber-Silbey Lecture, Oct. 3 at 4:30 p.m. in Kaufmann Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall.

New exhibit maps out emotional states

Maps with images meant to stir public sentiment are featured in the new exhibit, “Latitude: Persuasive Cartography,” which opens Oct. 3 in Carl A. Kroch Library’s Hirshland Exhibition Gallery.