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Collected photographs are objects for teaching

At the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, photographs are more than just images; they are objects for teaching. New efforts are under way to help students, scholars and the public learn more of what they have to teach us.

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Anthropologist to speak on climate change denial Oct. 30

Anthropologist Jennifer Carlson will give a talk about climate change denial Oct. 30 at 4:30 p.m. at A.D. White House.

Prize-winning historian to speak on return of ‘monsoon Asia’

A Harvard professor will explore the formerly used geography and anthropology term "monsoon Asia" as it applies to climate science Nov. 15.

Marketing career allows alumnus to explore diverse interests

Mike Clifford’s mom might be the only Ivy League parent who encouraged her son to pursue poetry rather than a job in finance.

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Things to Do, Oct. 26-Nov. 2, 2018

Events this week include a multimedia rock ’n’ roll opera for Halloween; a Biennial performance featuring Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon; and a talk on how automation can increase inequality.

‘Beautiful’ oddity unveiled at math library

On Oct. 25, the Department of Mathematics unveiled a strange, shiny object, a gömböc, donated by a Hungarian academic who once taught at Cornell.

Essentials

Architect Somaya bridges historic, modern concerns in restoration work

Award-winning architect and educator Brinda Somaya discussed her work on major restoration and design projects in India during her campus visit as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large.

Glee Club to sing its history at Nov. 3 concert

The Cornell University Glee Club, the university’s oldest, continuously operating student organization, will celebrate its sesquicentennial with a free concert. The group will sing pieces from different eras Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in Sage Chapel.

Intersection of art history and tech topic of Milstein lecture

C. Richard Johnson will speak about the field of computational art history and discuss preserving and authenticating the works of Vermeer and Rembrandt Nov. 9.