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‘F Word’ event to explore fracking, environment, citizen impact

A poet and a documentary photographer will participate in “F Word: Poems + Photographs of Witness from Pennsylvania’s Fracking Fields,” Nov. 12.

Political economist to discuss immigration in Oct. 31 lecture

Political economist Alberto Alesina will discuss “Immigration and Redistribution: Perceptions Versus Reality” Oct. 31 at 4:30 p.m. as part of the George Staller Lecture series.

Creators of exhibit on Guatemalan refugees speak Nov. 9

Creators of an exhibit will photographs and stories of residents of La Gloria, a Guatemalan refugee community of 3,800 people in Chiapas, Mexico, speak Nov. 9 in Rockefeller Hall.

Freshman recognized for irrigation project with Nepalese women

For her work on color-powered irrigation with Nepalese women, Cornell freshman Isabella Culotta received the 2018 Elaine Szymoniak Award at the 2018 World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony in Des Moines, Iowa.

Speaker series looks at contemporary Japanese thought

The Contemporary Japanese Thought Initiative speaker series kicked off this week, and will continue Oct. 22 with Thomas Lamarre.

‘Be a voice for change,’ Sotomayor tells Cornellians

Success did not come easy to Sonia Sotomayor. She knows how much pain there is in life. But hard work, a determination to fight for her beliefs and an “innate optimism” helped propel her from a childhood in a Bronx housing project to her role as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Faculty receive funding to study organic foods

Researchers have been granted nearly $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for research to bolster the success of organic farmers.

UN climate report author: ambitious actions needed to slow global warming

Natalie Mahowald, professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, discusses her role as a lead author of the U.N. “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius.”

Faculty to share perspectives on Ezra Cornell’s vision

A panel discussion, “Celebrating 150 Years of Ezra Cornell’s Promise: Reflections on What ‘...Any Person…Any Study’ Means,” will be held Monday, Oct. 29.