Past Events: 2022-09

Friday, September 30, 2022 - 9:00am

Soil is the foundation of our food systems and our planet’s most biodiverse habitat. It also has a key part to play in humankind’s ability to mitigate and manage the process and effects of global warming.  
Important as it is to our planet’s life support system, there is much to be learned about this vital but under-appreciated resource.  The Cornell community and wider Ithaca area public are warmly invited to explore some of what’s happening at Cornell to advance our knowledge about soil, its life-sustaining qualities for a healthy future, and the various ways we can work to protect...

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 4:30pm

Natural disasters and the dire effects of climate change cause massive population displacements and lead to some of the most intractable political and humanitarian challenges seen today. And yet, under current U.S. law, there is no such thing as a climate refugee.

To address today’s realities, U.S. migration policies need to change, argues María Cristina García in a live Chats in the Stacks talk about her book State of Disaster:...

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 4:00pm

Cornell Reproductive Sciences Center Seminar Series

Amanda Larracuente, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biology

University of Rochester

"Intragenomic Conflict in Drosophila: Meiotic Drive and Satellite DNA

Wednesday, September 28

4 - 5 pm

Schurman Hall, LH-5

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 12:25pm

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series
Speaker: Sara Scherr
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National governments, international organizations and investors are launching major policy initiatives and strategies to address the world’s many crises related to land: food and water insecurity, climate change, land degradation, biodiversity loss, COVID-19 and poverty. But it has been challenging to translate these into practical action on the ground. Sectoral programs and policies often...

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 4:00pm

A Zoetis Research Award Seminar, honoring Dr. Sabine Mann. Seminar to be followed by reception in the 1st floor Atrium,

Friday, September 23, 2022 - 12:15pm

Title: "Ambiguous Anti-Viral Antibodies"

By: Sarah Caddy, Baker Institute for Animal Health, Cornell University

Friday, September 23, 2022 - 12:00pm

Just Get on the Pill: The Uneven Burden of Reproductive Politics

Join the CPC and the Cornell Brooks School for a seminar with Krystale Littlejohn,  Assistant Professor Department of Sociology, University of Oregon.

Littlejohn will discuss insights from her book, Just Get on the Pill: The Uneven Burden of Reproductive Politics, published by University of California Press in August. In Just Get on the Pill, Littlejohn draws on interviews with 103 young cis women to understand the...

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 4:00pm

Organic matter was once extolled as the essential soil ingredient, but the availability of inexpensive synthetic fertilizers and the mass industrialization of farming after World War II have led to a serious soil crisis. What can we do to increase the vitality of soils today and for future generations?

In a live Chats in the Stacks talk about his book Building Soils for Better Crops: Ecological Management for Healthy Soils (SARE...

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 4:00pm

Cornell Reproductive Sciences Center Seminar Series

"The Power of GeDi: Genetic Diversity as a Tool for Dissection of Mammalian Reproduction"

Ewelina Bolcun-Filas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

The Jackson Laboratory

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 12:25pm

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series
Distinguished Speaker: Shakuntala Thilsted 
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Global hunger and malnutrition rates have been increasing, exacerbated by disruptions, including climate change, conflicts and COVID-19. Over the past three years, these disruptions have reversed the progress we have made towards achieving Agenda 2030, especially meeting the targets of SDG 2: Zero Hunger. There is growing recognition, backed by scientific data, on...

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 12:00pm

eCornell Keynote - ILR School

Our climate, economy, and society are in crisis. Climate disasters, skyrocketing costs of living, and deepening inequality are hitting workers first and worst. Workers know that our time to act is running out; that’s why unions across the country are organizing to tackle these compounding crises with a bold, pro-worker climate agenda.

The Climate Jobs Summit on September 21 and accompanying Week of Action will bring together climate jobs coalitions, labor leaders, union climate activists, environmental advocates, policymakers, scientists,...

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 4:00pm

Department of Biomedical Sciences Seminar Series

Kristen O'Connell, PhD

Associate Professor

The Jackson Laboratory

Friday, September 16, 2022 - 12:15pm

Title: "Fantastic IgA Plasma Cells and Where To Find Them"

Virtual Seminar by: Jennifer Gommerman, University of Toronto

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 4:45pm

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) offers an interdisciplinary minor, summer internships, and other funding opportunities. Join this Einaudi Center Student Info Session to find out what LACS has in store for you!

The Latin American studies minor is an undergraduate minor across disciplines that allow you to explore the history, culture, government, politics, economy...

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 4:00pm

Cornell Reproductive Sciences Center Seminar Series

Miguel Brieno-Enriquez, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Magee Womens Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh


"Forever Young: Lessons from the Naked Mole-Rat Ovary"

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 12:00pm

The Cornell Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship September Spark Talk with Clinton Neill, PhD will cover what is going on in the macroeconomy and what this means for veterinary businesses, clients, and the veterinary labor force. 

Friday, September 9, 2022 - 12:00pm

Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Biology

Sponsored by the Sandra Atlas Bass Endowment for Cancer Research and the Comparative Cancer Biology Program at the College of Veterinary Medicine

Elaine R. Mardis, Ph.D.

co-Executive Director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine

Professor of Pediatrics, Ohio St. University


"Exploring the Tumor Immune Microenvironment in Pediatric Brain Cancers"

Friday, September 9, 2022 @ 12:00 - 1:00pm


Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - 4:00pm

Dr. Alexander Rudensky is an internationally acclaimed scientist and is considered the world’s leading authority on a subset of blood cells that are critical for the regulation of the body’s response to pathogens. The study of these cells, known as regulatory T cells, has provided important insights into the fundamental biology of the immune system. Recent data indicate that targeted manipulation of these cells represent a novel and important therapeutic tool that will have far-ranging implications for human health. Rudensky will deliver a University Lecture on September 6, 2022 at the...