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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.”

Political and cultural theorist Bonnie Honig to lecture Oct. 25

Brown University scholar Bonnie Honig will lecture on feminist theory of refusal Oct. 25.

Mobile communication lab lets any person participate in any study

Cornell’s mobile communication lab, one of a handful in the country, is changing the face social sciences research. It enables scholars to study the socio-economic, racial and geographic groups hardest hit by society’s problems.

Acting teacher Alison Van Dyke dies at 79

Alison Van Dyke, retired senior lecturer of performing and media arts and part of the Cornell Prison Education Program, died in London Oct. 5 at age 79.

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.

New book examines democracy in Africa

Cornell political scientist Nicolas van de Walle and co-author Jaimie Bleck, M.A. ’08, Ph.D. ’11, offer the first comprehensive comparative analysis of African elections in the last quarter century in “Electoral Politics in Africa Since 1990: Continuity in Change.”

Business bootcamp helps vets launch startups

Veterans from around the country recently learned about topics from digital media strategy to financing at the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, hosted by the School of Hotel Administration.

Cornell in New York City Visioning Committee update

President Martha E. Pollack updated the Cornell community Oct. 16 on the work of a faculty visioning committee asked to generate ideas that will enhance the university's presence in New York City.

Podcast explores the history of Christian love

"Love Transformed,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores the complex relationship between love, early Christianity and contemporary wedding practice.