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Dean announces transitions on Arts & Sciences leadership team

Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of Arts and Sciences, has announced transitions in the College’s senior leadership team that will take place on July 1.

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How to make peace with your phone (and other screens)

Amy Crouch ’22, a linguistics major in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently released her first book, “My Tech-Wise Life: Growing Up and Making Choices in a World of Devices,” written with her dad, author Andy Crouch ’89.

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Artist Soni Kum to share stories of North Korean defectors

Artist Soni Kum joins the Einaudi Center's East Asia Program on April 2 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss her latest installation work, Morning Dew: The Stigma of Being “Brainwashed.”

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New A&S professorship honors Walter LaFeber

Tom Pepinsky, a Tisch University Professor in government, will be the inaugural Walter F. LaFeber Professor. The professorship was created thanks to a gift from Andrew H. Tisch ’71 and Ann Rubenstein Tisch.

Residence hall names honor McClintock, Hu, Cayuga Nation

Cornell will honor Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock, renowned Chinese scholar Hu Shih and the Cayuga Nation with names for new North Campus residence hall buildings.

Poetry book by Nobel-winning chemist features science, nature

The poems in Roald Hoffmann’s latest work interweave Hoffmann’s scientific perspective with his poetic sensibility, often in unexpected ways.

Memories, tech intertwine in student play ‘Benchmark’

“Benchmark,” a play by student Anna Evtushenko about a woman who relies on technology to preserve her memories, will stream online March 26 and 27.

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Solo performance 'spit fire, drink gasoline (repeat)' premieres March 25

An original solo performance, “spit fire, drink gasoline (repeat),” created and presented by Levi Wilson ’21, will have its YouTube premiere on March 25 at 7:30 p.m., available to view anytime until April 25. The event includes a Q&A with internationally acclaimed performance artist Tim Miller.

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Translation updates Cicero’s treatise on jokes as ‘weapons’

Michael Fontaine’s lively new translation of Cicero’s ancient text on humor, “How to Tell a Joke: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Humor,” amuses as well as instructs – as Cicero no doubt intended.