Gordon Sander ’72 knighted by Finland

Gordon F. Sander ’72 received Finland’s Order of the Lion in a ceremony Oct. 12

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Cornell launches Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity

A $20 million gift from the Milstein family will launch the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, a collaboration between the College of Arts and Sciences and Cornell Tech that will pioneer a new approach to liberal arts education for the digital age. It is the first undergraduate program to link the Ithaca and Roosevelt Island campuses.

NPR’s ‘The World According to Sound’ comes to Klarman Hall

Chris Hoff ’02 and Sam Harnett, co-creators of the 90-second NPR radio show, “The World According to Sound,” will offer a presentation Oct. 25.

Workshop takes transdisciplinary approach to great ape communication

On Oct. 20-21, Cornell will host a transdisciplinary workshop on apes, language and communication.

New lecture series addresses connections between language, inequality

An Oct. 20 lecture will kick off a new series on language and inequality.

'What Makes Us Love’ podcast looks at love of animals

Laura Brown explores the nature of love in “What Makes Us Love,” the new episode in the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series.

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Cornell Witchcraft Collection exhibition opens on Halloween

A new library exhibition opening Oct. 31 offers a rare glimpse of the Cornell Witchcraft Collection.

Mathematician Roger H. Farrell dies at age 88

Roger H. Farrell, professor emeritus of mathematics, died Sept. 28 at Hospicare in Ithaca, New York. He was 88. An expert in mathematical statistics, Farrell joined the Department of Mathematics in 1959.

For anthropologist, doll exchange is not child’s play

Anthropologist Hirokazu Miyazaki found more than he could have imagined when he looked into "friendship dolls" at the behest of his son.