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Caesar’s death and life explored in ‘Antiquitas’ podcast

Season 2 of the podcast, "Antiquitas: Leaders and Legends of the Ancient World," will explore the life and violent death of Julius Caesar, one of history's most legendary leaders.

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‘Hamilton’ producer among spring Milstein speakers

The multidisciplinary Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity will bring prominent thinkers to campus this spring for thought-provoking public events and workshops.

Students hope algorithm leads to Valentine’s Day matches

Cornell students have developed an algorithm and a set of survey questions to help their busy classmates find their “perfect match” in time for Valentine's Day.

Things to Do, Feb. 8-15, 2019

Events this week: Films by French master Jean Vigo; vocal and community jazz concerts; a pair of Valentine's Day events on campus; new exhibits and events at the Johnson Museum; and a faculty book talk on the anti-Trump resistance.

Mellon-funded Rural Humanities initiative launches

A Rural Humanities scholarly initiative, funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation, will foster deeper engagement with rural communities, emphasizing “knowledge with a public purpose.”

Jessica Martinez named to lead Johnson Museum

Jessica Levin Martinez, head of the Division of Academic and Public Programs at the Harvard Art Museums, has been appointed director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, beginning July 15.

Things to Do, Feb. 1-8, 2019

This week's events include screenings of "The Hate U Give" at Cornell Cinema; a different take on a Bach standard; and a concert featuring mid-20th century art songs reflecting on exile, war and community.

Psychologists solve mystery of songbird learning

Zebra finches’ ability to detect subtle, quick movements from their mothers helps them learn effective singing, according to research led by associate professor of psychology Michael Goldstein.

Morgan, Quiñónez kick off spring reading series Feb. 7

Department of English faculty authors Robert Morgan and Ernesto Quiñónez will read from their work Feb. 7 in Klarman Hall. The free event begins the spring Barbara and David Zalaznick Creative Writing Reading Series.