Lennon shares ideas on ‘Some Important Third People’

Writer and professor of English J. Robert Lennon argues for the use of the third person in writing in an “In a Word” talk Nov. 15.

Saving Coney Island from the roller coaster of climate change

As sea levels rise, the Coney Island peninsula may become uninhabitable. Cornell landscape architecture graduate students wrestle with the island’s tenable, livable resilience as nature aims to reclaim it.

Psychologist examines ‘The Human Intellect’ in new podcast

David Pizarro, associate professor of psychology, raises questions about human intellectual dominance in a new podcast.

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Cornell International Education Week Nov. 13-17

Cornell joins universities around the country in celebrating global learning during International Education Week, Nov. 13 to 17.

Gavriel Shapiro memoir chronicles leaving the Soviet Union

A new memoir by Gavriel Shapiro, professor of comparative and Russian literature, recounts his struggle to leave the Soviet Union.

Faculty weigh in on ‘Tyranny’ book at community read

Faculty members discussed the book “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century” Oct. 30.

Things to Do, Nov. 3-10, 2017

Events on campus this week include a conference on immigrants and criminalization, a performance of Renaissance and Baroque-era music and dance, a faculty panel discussing "All the President's Men" and contemporary parallels to Watergate, and the St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig singing sacred music.

Joanna Malinowska’s art: ‘Collisions and Ricochets’

Joanna Malinowska, assistant professor of the practice in art, will give an artist talk Nov. 9.

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Education innovator advocates for transdisciplinary ‘StudioLab’

A new transdisciplinary pedagogy encourages active learning via conceptual, aesthetic and technical learning.