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Women in STEM event to address gender pay gap, overcoming barriers

The fifth Empowering Women in Science and Engineering symposium will be held Wednesday, May 23, in Stocking Hall.

Math competition draws upstate girls to Cornell

Thirty-four teams from 18 schools in upstate New York competed April 29 in Girls’ Adventures in Math, a team-based math competition for girls in grades 3-8. 

From tattoos to circumcision, inscription as metaphor

Andrea Bachner, associate professor of comparative literature, has written “The Mark of Theory: Inscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories.” 

Things to Do, May 4-11, 2018

Event this week include a literary festival, a Bach choral concert, TEDxCornell, a Renaissance fair, Holi, a documentary profiling Ruth Bader Ginsburg '54, and Slope Day.

Conference to explore theater in translation

“Drama Across Borders: The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary Theater in Translation” will be held May 11-12.

Mayfest features Chiaroscuro Quartet, May 18-22

The Mayfest chamber music festival brings “a shock to the ears of the best kind” to Ithaca audiences from classics to modern jazz May 18-22.

Podcast explores science fiction and the human future

“Imagining the Future,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores how science fiction can help make sense of climate change.


Archaeology grad students bring Ethics Bowl home

Cornell’s team won the Society for American Archaeology Ethics Bowl April 12 in Washington, D.C.


Jelani Cobb to address policing and racial justice in Krieger Lecture

Columbia University historian Jelani Cobb will deliver the 2018 Krieger Lecture in American Political Culture May 3 on police violence against black people.