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‘Cornell According to Sound’ offers sonic look at campus

Chris Hoff ’02 and Sam Harnett, creators of “The World According to Sound” radio show and podcast and Cornell artists-in-residence, will share what they’ve heard on campus during four live audio shows Nov. 20-21 at the Flex Theater in the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

Things to Do, Nov. 8-15, 2019

Events this week include synthesizer ensemble Mother Mallard's 50th anniversary; Apple Bake-off judging at Cornell Orchards; Andrea Berloff '95 with her film “The Kitchen;” and author Valeria Luiselli on the border crisis.

Professor’s Vietnam War service determined his life’s path

For Keith Taylor, professor of Asian studies, Veterans Day is an opportunity to reflect on how his life was shaped by his service in the Vietnam War.

Benefits of active learning explored in new podcast

“Closing Achievement Gaps,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series, examines how active learning helps students succeed.

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Play looks at how climate change will impact Ithaca’s future

“The Next Storm,” Nov. 15-23 at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, is a community-based play by the Department of Performing and Media Arts partnering with Ithaca-based theater company Civic Ensemble and playwright Thomas Dunn.

Struggle to save America’s cities is focus of University Lecture

Harvard University historian Lizabeth Cohen will examine the role of government and private enterprise in renewing urban areas in a University Lecture, Nov. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall.

Media studies scholars to attend ‘Siren Echoes’ conference

Scholars from Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as numerous U.S. universities, will visit campus Nov. 7-9 for the first media studies conference sponsored by Critical Inquiry into Values, Imagination and Culture.

Symposium to mark 50th anniversary of ‘Earth Art’

Designers and scholars will discuss contemporary environmental concerns related to the legacy of the landmark 1969 Earth Art exhibition at Cornell at a symposium Nov. 7-8.

Things to Do, Nov. 1-8, 2019

Events this week include the Alloy Orchestra returning to campus to score “Metropolis,” a concert with singer-songwriter Naomi Sommers and a minimusical that combats stereotypes in representations of mental illness.