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Podcast finale examines Nile’s centrality to Egypt

“Egypt’s Nile,” the final episode of this season’s “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series from the College of Arts and Sciences, looks at what the Nile River means to Egypt.  

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Musicians ♥ Cornell

Cornell is a big place. Students find niches within the larger community, and musicians are no exception. Music shapes the experiences of thousands of alumni who are a special population of Cornellians.

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Things to Do, May 10-17, 2019

Events this week include student performance projects at the Schwartz Center, spring garden tours on campus and a graduation reading by MFA writers.

Every picture has a story in museum’s new handbook

The Johnson Museum has published a new, full-color “Handbook of the Collections,” its first in 20 years. It features more than 300 artworks, plus stories, histories and alumni artists.

Cornell selects eight Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows

The Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, which attracts some of the world’s best young talent to Cornell, has chosen eight new fellows.

Podcast shows how piped-in water changes lives

“Clean Water,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series, explains the impact of clean, piped-in water on women and girls in India.

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Undergrads to present psychology research May 9

Cornell undergraduates involved in psychology across a number of schools and colleges present their research across a broad array of interests at a May 9 conference in the Physical Sciences Building Atrium.

Public Theater director: ‘Use theater to cross boundaries’

Oskar Eustis, artistic director of the Public Theater in New York City, was at Cornell April 24 for a visit sponsored by the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity. His talk was titled “Theater and Democracy.”

Klarman postdoctoral fellowship program announced

The College of Arts and Sciences’ Klarman Fellowships will create a cohort of elite postdocs who pursue leading-edge research across departments and programs, including researchers in science and math disciplines, the humanities and social sciences.