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Things to Do, May 18-25, 2018

Events this week include Bike to Work and School Day, a United Way fundraiser, a talk on gender equity and equal pay; and a Mann Library exhibit on Sri Lankan identity in fashion and film.

2018 Biennial on 'Duration' to feature major artists

The Cornell Council for the Arts' 2018 Biennial begins in September, with invited artists including Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing joining student and faculty participants.

New book focuses on impact of online content moderators

In his new book, Tarleton Gillespie investigates how social media platforms police what we post online and the large societal impact of these decisions.

International Speaking Groups broaden perspectives

The English Language Support Office’s Speaking Groups Program offers small weekly one-hour discussions with international graduate students and scholars.

Volunteers needed for Commencement events

Volunteers are needed to help make Cornell’s Commencement Weekend special for graduating students and their families.

Pawprint

Statement on decision of independent arbitrator on graduate student election result

Vice President for University Relations Joel Malina issued a statement May 17 on the decision by an arbitrator to uphold the March 2017 graduate student election, directing that its result be certified.

Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects

Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students and their community partners researching a range of topics. 

CURB galvanizes Puerto Rican students’ lab experience

Visiting students from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico honed their science skills by shadowing and working in laboratories across campus this semester.

Two named 2018 Kaplan Faculty Fellows for service-learning work

Two Cornell faculty members were awarded the 2018 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship on April 24.