Education innovator advocates for transdisciplinary ‘StudioLab’

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

Historian offers lessons from antiquity for today’s democracy

Barry Strauss discussed the success of populist parties and politicians around the world in an Oct. 25 Phi Beta Kappa lecture.

Syrian political satire 'Hamlet Wakes Up Late' to premiere at Cornell

The Department of Performing and Media Arts presents the English-language premiere of “Hamlet Wakes Up Late,” a political satire by renowned Syrian playwright Mamduh Adwan, Nov. 10-18 at the Schwartz Center.

Class creates app highlighting Underground Railroad sites

Students in a course on the Underground Railroad movement are developing an app featuring Ithaca sites on the road to freedom.

New podcast: To be human is to try to understand

Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann talks about what it means to be human in new podcast, “An Iodabenzene Story.”

Essentials

Alum Marvin Carlson honored for lifetime achievements

Marvin Carlson’s reason for coming to Cornell for his doctoral degree reads a little like the storyline from “The Wizard of Oz.”

Ezra

Former top cyber official to give Bartels lecture Nov. 15

Christopher Painter ’80, who coordinated cyber issues for the U.S. state department, will give the annual Bartels World Affairs Fellowship Lecture Nov. 15.

Poet, actor, activist Carlos Andrés Gómez to visit Nov. 2

Carlos Andrés Gómez will visit Cornell for a public performance sponsored by the Latina/o Studies Program Nov. 2.

Anthropology grad students receive Fulbright-Hays fellowships

Two Cornell anthropology graduate students will conduct their fieldwork overseas with support from the Fulbright-Hays program.