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In new book, John Cleese is in his element at Cornell

“Monty Python’s Flying Circus" cofounder John Cleese shows boundless intellectual curiosity in "Professor at Large," a new Cornell University Press book compiling some of his lectures and presentations on campus from the past 20 years.

Cornell receives 2018 Green Power Leadership Award

Cornell was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Center for Resource Solutions with the Leadership in Green Power Education Award Oct. 10.

Educational fun with insects at Insectapalooza Oct. 20

In its 15th year, the interactive, hands-on celebration of insects will take place Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m, in Comstock Hall. 

Helping teachers weave computational thinking into lessons

Diane Levitt, senior director of K-12 education at Cornell Tech, helped local teachers explore ways to integrate computational thinking into their classrooms in a Sept. 28 workshop, “Inspiring a Passion for Computational Thinking,” at Clark Hall. 

FGSS convenes ‘The Future is Feminist’ book club

The inaugural meeting of The Future is Feminist: A Feminist Theory Book Club on Sept. 23 drew a large crowd.

Portal connects Pollack to Afghan girls who code

On Oct. 5, President Martha E. Pollack and other campus leaders talked to representatives of a school in Herat, Afghanistan, that teaches girls to code and create apps.

Students use library portal to talk global health care

Students in the Ethical Issues in Health and Medicine class talked to Palestinian contemporaries via the Cornell Portal Sept. 25.

Wang helps formerly jailed chess hustlers get back on board

Emily Wang '20 is helping chess hustlers in New York City's Washington Square Park market themselves as chess teachers.

Extension interns share experiences with NY communities

Twenty-eight Cornell undergrads spent their summer making a Big Red impression across the state as part of the Cornell Cooperative Extension internship program.