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Zora Neale Hurston's work reconsidered April 19

A University of Pennsylvania anthropologist will lecture on Zora Neale Hurston's work and impact April 19.

Things to Do, April 13-20, 2018

Events this week include an environmental fashion show, the Centrally Isolated Film Festival, Ag Day and Springfest celebrations on campus, composer Caroline Shaw, and alumna Gretchen Goldman on science and public policy.

Climate task force continues outreach, survey efforts

The Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate is continuing its campus outreach, evaluations and other efforts as the spring semester begins to draw to a close.

History, music faculty earn Guggenheim fellowships

Two faculty members and three alumni have been named among 175 scholars, artists, writers and scientists receiving Guggenheim fellowships this year.

Nanoscale facility partners with German photonics firm

The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility has entered into a partnership with the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonics Microsystems, which will help small companies speed up their R&D process. 

Gombas recognized for positive impact on staff

Cheryl Gombas, administrative manager in the Department of Entomology, receives the George Peter Award for Dedicated Service for her work with staff.

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Scientists find new targets in the war against tuberculosis

A new study by College of Veterinary Medicine scientists unveiled a novel approach to vaccine development in the fight against tuberculosis.

A Conversation with Geek Girls, April 18

A Conversation with Geek Girls, a panel discussion on breaking barriers for women in technology, will feature the co-author of “Geek Girl Rising,” Heather Cabot, April 18.

Grad student leads group on algorithms and AI for social good

Rediet Abebe, a doctoral candidate in computer science, co-founded the Mechanism Design for Social Good group in 2016.