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Things to Do, Nov. 15-22, 2019

Events this week include the 17th annual Labor Roundtable; artist and filmmaker Malena Szlam; music and artistry of Indonesia; a hands-on data visualization workshop; and a lecture on literature and Mardi Gras traditions.

Rhonda Kitch named university registrar

Rhonda Kitch has been appointed the new university registrar. She will assume the post Jan. 13.

More than 550 converge at Entrepreneurship Summit in NYC

The Eclectic Convergence Entrepreneurship Summit, held Nov. 8 in New York City, drew 550 attendees for TED-style talks from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, plus lots of networking.

‘Cornell According to Sound’ offers sonic look at campus

Chris Hoff ’02 and Sam Harnett, creators of “The World According to Sound” radio show and podcast and Cornell artists-in-residence, will share what they’ve heard on campus during four live audio shows Nov. 20-21 at the Flex Theater in the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

Memorial honors fallen alumni from Iraq War

Members of the Cornell community gathered at Anabel Taylor Hall on Nov. 9 to honor Maj. Richard J. Gannon II ’95 and Capt. George A. Wood ’93, two alumni killed during the conflict in Iraq.

Cornell support for NY farmworkers wins national recognition

Cornell has been honored for collaborations with farmworkers providing research, policy advocacy and outreach support including workshops, legal and tax assistance, and tutoring.

Aided by Cornell legal clinic, Ghana native rebuilding life in US

The Law School’s Asylum and Convention Against Torture Appellate Clinic played an important role in helping the man secure asylum after an immigration judge’s initial ruling against him.

President Pollack welcomes IFC ban on social events

On Nov. 8, Cornell President Martha E. Pollack sent a message to the Ithaca campus community regarding sorority and fraternity activities on campus.

Progress made in reforms to sorority, fraternity life

Cornell continues to enact changes and reforms to sorority and fraternity life at the university as part of the ongoing response to a comprehensive review President Martha E. Pollack requested in 2018.