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Study: Tug at heartstrings with big stats, human stories

Organizations can persuade people to pay attention to society’s problems by making emotional appeals, with eye-catching statistics and human interest stories, according to a new study co-written by Adam Seth Levine.

Robert Summers, pre-eminent legal scholar, dies at 85

Robert S. Summers, who grew up milking cows on his family’s farm in Oregon and went on to co-write the most widely cited treatise on U.S. commercial transaction laws, died March 1. He was 85.

Things to Do, March 8-15, 2019

Events this week include a Cornell Symphony Orchestra concert geared to young listeners; native American writer Elissa Washuta; performance artist Holly Hughes; strange but true stories from the Yiddish press; and actor Dominique Thorne ’19 at Cornell Cinema.

Consider joining the Employee Assembly

The Employee Assembly encourages all staff members to consider running for one of the nine seats for which elections will be held this spring.

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Symposium welcomes artists, public to explore feminist performance

Visiting artists and directors will join local artists, scholars and activists for “Feminist Directions” March 15-16 at the Schwartz Center, a public symposium with interactive lectures, performances and workshops.

Imani Majied ’19 recounts her journey toward service

At Soup & Hope Feb. 28, Imani Majied '19 described how she moved past labels to define her self-worth and focused instead on service to others and a purpose outside herself.

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County Legislature recognizes former Cornell Police Chief Zoner

The Tompkins County Legislature presented former Cornell Police Chief Kathy Zoner with a special proclamation March 5 for her years of service. 

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Bollywood biopic debuts at Cornell

Noted Bollywood director Nandita Das brings her breakout 2018 film “Manto,” the story of maverick writer Saadat Hasan Manto during the Partition of India, to Cornell March 14.

Hollywood and brides: Designers ready for 35th Runway Show

More than two dozen student designers will have their work featured in a professional fashion show put on by the Cornell Fashion Collective, March 9 in Barton Hall.