Townsend lecturer explores Anatolian origins of European literature

Sarah Morris, Steinmetz Professor of Classical Archaeology and Material Culture in the Department of Classics and the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, will deliver a trio of lectures on April 10, 12 and 15.

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Panel explores rise of nationalism across the globe

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik ’91, the Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist in the College of Arts & Sciences, led a discussion with Cornell faculty March 26 New York City.

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ILR speaker’s journey called “an epiphany of hope” by Sudanese student

Konvitz Lecture speaker Freddy Mutanguha, a survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, spoke to the Cornell community on March 13 about his experience living through hate, violence and misinformation.

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A.D. White professor addresses threats to democracy

Theda Skocpol, Harvard scholar and A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell, will present the public lecture “Rising Threats to U.S. Democracy – Roots and Responses” on April 9.

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Nabokov celebrated for crossing arts/science boundaries

Campus and community members celebrated the environmental and literary legacies of former Cornell professor Vladimir Nabokov during events on campus March 14 and 15.

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‘You the Engineer’ climate change course opens to Title 1 schools

Hundreds of high school students from the across the country have been challenged to design a sustainable house for college credit as part of the Cornell course Climate Change and You, the Engineer.

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Mind Prize awarded to neuroscientist Antonio Fernandez-Ruiz

The prize aims to “change the paradigm of neuroscience research by creating a community of next-frontier thinkers who can uncover a deeper understanding of the brain and cognition.”

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Klarman Fellow: Digital media connects people in a polarized world

Situated at the intersection of media and politics, Shiqi Lin's research explores how critical media culture can push open new spaces for social participation and how new forms of media can bring people together, particularly at times of crisis and radical change.

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Undergrad’s biz helps peers find off-campus housing

The newest episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Peyton Johnson, a member of the Class of 2024 and founder of a company that helps students find off-campus housing.

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