NPR’s David Folkenflik ’91 to host ‘Dissident Writers’ event

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik ’91 will lead a panel discussion on the role of dissenting writers in Russia, China, Belarus and elsewhere in a College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Visiting Journalist Program event on April 17. 

Former national security adviser to speak on US-China relations

Former National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley ‘69 will explore “U.S. National Security Policymaking and the Future of U.S.-China Relations” in a fireside chat on Wednesday, April 17. 

Snapshot highlights university’s role in local economy

From visitor and construction spending to research funding and entrepreneurship, an annual local economic snapshot shows the many ways Cornell is integral to the life and economy of Ithaca and Tompkins County.

Whipped cream disruptor to speak at entrepreneurship celebration

Tracy Luckow ’99 will share the peaks and valleys of her entrepreneurial journey on April 12 at Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s Celebration, a two-day conference held every spring that brings together students, alumni, faculty, staff and community participants.

McEneaney Memorial Reading features Irish author Cólm Tóibín

Tóibín, the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University, will visit campus April 11.

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Cornell alum to discuss future of video games

Alejandro Marin Vidal, ’06, will talk about AI and game creation, industry layoffs and other topics during his talk April 8 at 5 p.m. in Milstein Auditorium in Milstein Hall.

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Through community, Indigenous students thrive in STEM

Indigenous students in STEM are creating community and working to increase representation and visibility – all while bringing valuable cultural insights and a community-focus to their academic work.

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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Why kretek – ‘no ordinary cigarette’ – thrives in Indonesia

In a new book, anthropologist Marina Welker examines the staggering success of clove-laced tobacco cigarettes called “kretek” in Indonesia, the world’s second-largest cigarette market.