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Mellon Mays fellows score grad school admissions

Six of 10 Mellon Mays undergraduate fellows graduating from the College of Arts and Sciences are headed directly to graduate school.

Things to Do, May 11-18, 2018

Events this week include a conference for international dramatists, jazz and big band swing, new science fiction films at Cornell Cinema, a talk on building sustainable communities and a reading by MFA writers.

3D printed telegraph matches Cornell’s original, down to the screws

A reproduction of the Cornell's 1844 telegraph took 10 straight days to 3D print in Mann Library.

How they roll: Architecture faculty create winning design

Movable outdoor seating made of 3D-printed concrete, designed by visiting critic Leslie Lok and assistant professor of architecture Sasa Zivkovic, will be installed at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens this summer as the winning design in a public sculpture competition.

Women in STEM event to address gender pay gap, overcoming barriers

The fifth Empowering Women in Science and Engineering symposium will be held Wednesday, May 23, in Stocking Hall.

Math competition draws upstate girls to Cornell

Thirty-four teams from 18 schools in upstate New York competed April 29 in Girls’ Adventures in Math, a team-based math competition for girls in grades 3-8. 

From tattoos to circumcision, inscription as metaphor

Andrea Bachner, associate professor of comparative literature, has written “The Mark of Theory: Inscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories.” 

Things to Do, May 4-11, 2018

Event this week include a literary festival, a Bach choral concert, TEDxCornell, a Renaissance fair, Holi, a documentary profiling Ruth Bader Ginsburg '54, and Slope Day.

Conference to explore theater in translation

“Drama Across Borders: The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary Theater in Translation” will be held May 11-12.