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VP Lombardi issues statement on recent North Campus incidents

Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life, issued a statement Nov. 20 denouncing recent incidents where symbols of hate and anti-Semitism were discovered on North Campus.

New podcast offers leadership lessons from ancient history

A new podcast,"Antiquitas: Leaders and Legends of the Ancient World," combines storytelling and scholarship to bring to life the ancient world’s most engaging personalities.


English professor's play performed in London

The National Theatre London showcased “Magda, Jo, Isabella,” a play co-written by Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, associate professor of English, on Nov. 16.


'Bird of Prey' film sounds alarm on great Philippine eagle

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology will host a screening of "Bird of Prey" Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at Cornell Cinema, a new documentary about the highly endangered great Philippine eagle.


New book looks at the ‘grandfamily’ phenomenon

A new book by the interim dean of the College of Human Ecology looks at the 1.6 million U.S. children who live in “grandfamilies” – households in which children are being raised by their grandparents.

Discussion explores use of social impact bonds

Professor Mildred Warner discussed Social Impact Bonds with filmmaker Nadine Pequeneza, who directed a documentary on the subject, Nov. 5.

Aquatic insects linked to migratory bird breeding success

Ecologists found that aquatic insects richer in highly unsaturated omega-3 fatty acids influence the fledging success of tree swallows.

Conference discusses depth, breadth of America’s health crisis

“Deep Wounds: Social Determinants of Health Inequality” brought together scholars who take innovative approaches to studying the social foundations of health inequalities.

Google doodles Cornell message to extraterrestrials

Today’s Google doodle celebrates the 44th anniversary of humankind’s first intentional radio message to extraterrestrials, via the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, then managed by Cornell.