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FGSS/LGBT programs plan yearlong anniversary celebration

A yearlong celebration of Cornell's women’s studies program, now Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies (FGSS), as well as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activism and advocacy on campus is planned "to stimulate intellectual debate in a manner that advances social change."

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Coors forum will explore truth and freedom of expression

The first event of the 2021 Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series will feature Princeton’s Robert P. George and Union Theological Seminary’s Cornel West.

Creator of 1619 Project to give Kops Lecture

Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, will give the Daniel W. Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture on Sept. 9 at 5 pm.

Uncertainty colors pandemic workplace decisions

Valerie Reyna, the Lois and Melvin Tukman Professor of Human Development and co-director of the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research, recently answered questions about workplace risk.

Festival takes listeners on musical pilgrimage around Arts Quad

The ReSounds Festival Sept. 4-5 kicks off a yearlong project focused on innovation in acoustic instruments and includes installations at the Johnson Museum and concerts each day beginning at 4 p.m. that take listeners on a pilgrimage to various locations around the Arts Quad.

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How moviemaking evolved to draw us in

In a new book, “Movies on Our Minds: The Evolution of Cinematic Engagement,” psychology professor emeritus James Cutting explores the perceptual, cognitive and emotional reasons we enjoy popular films.

Boots in the books: Veterans succeed at academic prep camp

Sixteen student veterans participated in a virtual Cornell academic boot camp to help them transition into higher education.

Sierra symphony highlights Caribbean culture

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will launch its 2021-22 season on Oct. 14 with the world premiere of “Symphony No. 6,” composed by Roberto Sierra, the Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences.

History, music, physics harmonize in keyboard project

An undergraduate, Elizaveta Zabelina ’24, is teaming up with a music department faculty member to create an illustrated catalog and guide to the instruments that are part of Cornell's historical keyboard collection.