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Things to Do, Jan. 24-31, 2020

Cornell events this week include a talk with actress Vanessa Bayer; an impeachment law panel discussion; "Some Like It Hot" in a classic American cinema series; and a community concert with the Glee Club and Chorus.

Podcast explores the inner life of scientists

Steven Strogatz, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics, hosts a new podcast series for Quanta Magazine called “The Joy of x” in which he interviews scientists and mathematicians about their lives and work.

Arts and Sciences announces first class of Klarman Fellows

Six of the world’s most promising early-career scholars are recipients of the inaugural three-year Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowships, in Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences.

The sweet side of science, modified

Cornell’s newest science communications vehicle is “Modified,” a retrofitted, retro-vibe food truck that serves modified munchies with a side of biotechnology knowledge.

Energy-saving particle accelerator achieves breakthrough

A new breed of accelerator, developed at Cornell’s Wilson Synchrotron Lab, provides particle beams with unprecedented properties and power.

Nine assistant professors win NSF early career awards

Seven Cornell faculty members have received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.

Burrow, Felippe named provost’s fellows for public engagement

Faculty members Anthony Burrow and Julia Felippe, Ph.D. ’02, have been appointed provost’s fellows for public engagement, to advance Cornell’s public engagement mission and initiatives around community-engaged learning and research.

Collaboration reveals potential new therapy for osteoarthritis

Recent multidisciplinary research at Cornell, led by Dr. Michelle Delco from the College of Veterinary Medicine, reveals that the application of a proprietary peptide may protect cartilage from osteoarthritis.

Cornell, Nature Conservancy to study key climate projects

A new collaboration between the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability and The Nature Conservancy this year will fund three studies that could be significant in the face of climate change.