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Things to Do, May 25-June 1

Events this week include a celebration of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art's 45th anniversary, ongoing exhibition of the Wicked Witch of the West's crystal ball and food science presentations.

Research explores the blind spots of workplace ‘suitors’

ILR School research investigates why initiators of unwanted romantic advances in the workplace often misunderstand the discomfort they cause.

Library receives Jewish fables from around the world

A newly arrived collection of Jewish books containing fables, with around 400 volumes spanning six centuries, will enrich Jewish studies at Cornell.

Faculty use new formats – including comics – to convey research

Faculty and academic staff presented projects including comics, videos and websites in the Knowledge Matters Fellowship, May 10.

Podcast: the environmental impact of used clothing

“Future Fashion,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, considers what happens to used clothing.

Essentials

New metabolomics core facility enables new science

Cornell researchers are benefitting from the launch of the Cornell Institute of Biotechnology’s new Metabolomics core facility, which opened in January.

President Pollack, Ava DuVernay will highlight Cornell’s 150th Commencement

Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack’s Commencement address and film director Ava DuVernay’s Senior Convocation address will highlight Cornell’s 150th Graduation and Commencement Weekend, May 26-27.

President endorses consensual relationship policy

President Martha E. Pollack on May 21 endorsed the consensual relationship policy outlining constraints on romantic and sexual relationships between faculty members and students.

Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity selects first students

The first students have been chosen for the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity and will begin as first-year students at Cornell this fall.