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Agricultural biotech advocates to share stories in D.C.

Global Leadership Fellows will be in Washington, D.C., Nov. 13-16 to share their stories with U.S. and international policymakers to attract support to advance agricultural innovation.

Three-species hybrid warbler discovered

Scientists have shown that a bird found in Pennsylvania is the offspring of a hybrid warbler mother and a warbler father from an entirely different genus.

Filmmakers discuss solar power in aviation

Two filmmakers discussed their movie about the first solar-powered flight, which has implications for integration of solar power into new systems and industries.

‘Lost’ lecture by Carl Sagan released in honor of his birthday

The Carl Sagan Institute is honoring Carl Sagan's 84th birthday by releasing a “lost” lecture Sagan delivered in 1994 at the symposium in honor.


Lecture examines racism, sexism, class in Trump-era elections

Political scientist Brian Schaffner will examine the divisions widened by Trump’s presidential campaign and presidency and their impact on American politics, Nov. 12.

Things to Do, Nov. 9-16, 2018

Events this week include Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain in the Cornell Concert Series at Bailey Hall; a conversation with hip-hop artist, activist and scholar Akua Naru; and "Green Book" and "The Ancient Law" at Cornell Cinema.

Pollack highlights Cornell, Rotary similarities

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack addressed the Rotary Club of Ithaca at a luncheon Nov. 7 at the Coltivare Bistro.


Deadline nears for endowed benefits open enrollment

Monday Nov. 19  at 4 p.m. EST is the deadline for endowed employees to sign up for health care or enroll in a flexible spending account.


Cornell honors veterans, celebrates Armistice centennial

Among the events this weekend to honor veterans, two recognize the end of WWI: a centennial celebration Nov. 10 in Risley Hall and a wreath-laying ceremony Nov. 11 at the Baker Flagpole and WWI Memorial on West Campus.