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Atkinson Forum Nov. 9-10 to examine American monuments

Historians, conservationists, architects and planners will discuss the cultural, historical, design and planning issues that arise around the creation of public memorials Nov. 9-10 at the Atkinson Forum in American Studies symposium, “Place, Memory, and the Public Monument.”

Things to Do, Nov. 2-9, 2018

Events this week include a film by Bobbito García on hip-hop, basketball and sneaker culture; a talk on conserving falcons in India; Jill Frank on reading Plato's "Republic"; foreign films at Cornell Cinema; and a reading by Creative Writing Program alumni.

Chimes peal out undergrad melodies

Thirteen undergraduate composers created new works for the Cornell Chimes as part of a new music composition class.

Arts and Sciences faculty approves new undergrad curriculum

Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences approved a new undergraduate curriculum for students. Plans will soon be underway to implement it.

Hangovers note 50th anniversary with Nov. 10 concert

After a half-century singing songs you know, the Cornell Hangovers offer a harmonic convergence to celebrate their golden anniversary. The group’s Fall Tonic concert will be Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. at Bailey Hall.

Global Grand Challenges event to spark faculty dialogue

Cross-campus gathering will focus on the biggest challenges facing the world, and help determine a theme on which the university will focus in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Faculty profiles, fall 2018

Faculty profiles: Jawad Addoum, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management; Julia Chang, Department of Romance Studies; Matt D'Amore, Cornell Law School; and Karen Levy, Information Science and Cornell Law School.

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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.