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Joe Thomas named interim dean of Cornell SC Johnson

L. Joseph Thomas has been appointed interim dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, following the Jan. 30 resignation of Soumitra Dutta. Thomas, who was dean of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management 2007-12, will lead the college until a permanent dean is appointed.

Hackathon inspires solutions for animal health - and sticky dog poop

A spray that prevents feces from clumping on long-haired dogs won the 2018 Cornell Animal Health Hackathon, co-hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

Things to Do, Feb. 2-9, 2018

Events this week include a Schubert recital with Malcolm Bilson, Ariana Kim and Shin Hwang; a Black History Month film series, and exhibitions and talks with alumni architect William Lim and artist Doug Hall.

CIS professor teaches ethics in data science course

Solon Barocas, assistant professor of computing and information science, is teaching about bias and discrimination in machine learning this fall.

Cornelia Ye Award recognizes teaching assistants Aguillon, Natarajan

Graduate teaching assistants Stepfanie Aguillon and Aravind Natarajan were honored with the 2017-18 Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Jan. 22.

New David Feldshuh play has world premiere Feb. 8

David Feldshuh’s new play, “Dancing with Giants,” will have its world premiere Feb. 8 at the Illusion Theater in Minneapolis.

Myron Rush, noted Kremlinologist, dies at age 96

Professor emeritus of government Myron Rush, a noted Kremlinologist, died Jan. 8, one week after his 96th birthday.

Experimental music symposium features concerts and speakers

The After Experimental Music symposium will bring scholars, performers and artist-practitioners from across North America to Cornell Feb. 8-11.

Lecture series to examine ‘The Difficulty of Democracy’

A semesterlong series of lectures, “The Difficulty of Democracy: Challenges and Prospects,” begins Feb. 9.