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Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020.

Johnson details computational art history techniques

Professor C. Richard Johnson discussed the techniques he innovated using X-rays and algorithms to analyze works of art in his Nov. 9 campus talk.

Art book reveals the inner world of ‘The American Fraternity’

Professor Andrew Moisey situates fraternity culture squarely in the center of American leadership in his new book, “The American Fraternity.”

Lecture examines racism, sexism, class in Trump-era elections

Political scientist Brian Schaffner will examine the divisions widened by Trump’s presidential campaign and presidency and their impact on American politics, Nov. 12.

Things to Do, Nov. 9-16, 2018

Events this week include Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain in the Cornell Concert Series at Bailey Hall; a conversation with hip-hop artist, activist and scholar Akua Naru; and "Green Book" and "The Ancient Law" at Cornell Cinema.

Hip-hop and basketball icon shows documentary at Cornell

Bobbito Garcia's autobiographical documentary “Rock Rubber 45s” played Nov. 6 in the Africana Studies and Research Center auditorium.

Youth, authority figures at odds in 'The Awakening of Spring'

“The Awakening of Spring,” Nov. 9-17 at the Schwartz Center, examines the complicated relationships between young people and adults, historically and in the modern world.

Forum to examine sustainability and nonhuman primates

In “Apes and Sustainability,” a forum on Nov. 15, activists, scholars, scientists and humanists will explore new perspectives on preserving nonhuman great apes in sustainable ways.

Carrying out Ezra Cornell’s vision in teaching, research, practices

Faculty members discussed “Celebrating 150 Years of Ezra Cornell’s Promise: Reflections on What ‘…Any Person …Any Study’ Means” Oct. 30.