The unexpected importance of the sea sponge in classical history

In the Society for the Humanities Invitational Lecture Feb. 15, art historian Verity Platt will present her research on the humble sea sponge.

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When there’s an “I” in history

Enzo Traverso critiques a new trend in historical writing, in which historians place themselves in their books, framing their accounts of history as first-person investigations and revealing emotional ties to their subjects.

A&S welcomes 10 new Klarman Fellows to expanded program

Ten exceptional early-career scholars will join the College of Arts and Sciences this year as recipients of Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowships, enabling them to pursue leading-edge research in the sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Cornell, CCE responding to farming mental health crisis

In recent years CCE specialists have had to learn how to support farmers’ mental health, an occupation with one of the highest suicide rates.

Cross-campus center tackles antimicrobial resistance

A new center at Cornell will fight the rise of antibiotic resistance, a global health challenge that threatens to reverse critical advances in modern medicine.

Cornell, EDF aim to reduce methane output for India’s dairies

Cornell will teach small farmers in India – the world’s largest dairy producer – how to produce milk more efficiently while limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

‘BirdFlow’ model could reveal mysteries of bird migration

A new computer model using machine learning to predict migratory bird movement could open the door to new insights on migration timing, stopover sites, bird response to climate change, light pollution and more.

New York Times best-selling author Ross Gay to read Feb. 9

A poet and essayist, Gay will read from his most recent collection of essays, “Inciting Joy” and other works.

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Any person, any venture: Seeking to diversify entrepreneurial community

The newest member of the Cornell’s entrepreneurial community is already working with students to expand opportunities for involvement.

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