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Things to Do, Nov. 15-22, 2019

Events this week include the 17th annual Labor Roundtable; artist and filmmaker Malena Szlam; music and artistry of Indonesia; a hands-on data visualization workshop; and a lecture on literature and Mardi Gras traditions.

CALS welcomes new faculty members

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences this fall welcomed eight new faculty members, whose collective expertise will boost the college’s commitment to purpose-driven science.

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Workplace inequalities explored in new podcast episode

Assistant professor Jamie Lyn Perry, who studies how power and status structures impact intragroup dynamics, is featured on the newest episode in the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series.

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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.