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  • 1:11:17 Darwin, paleontology and evolution: The Beagle years and the aftermath

    Darwin, paleontology and evolution: The Beagle years and the aftermath

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    Niles Eldredge explains how fossils shaped Darwin's ideas about evolution

  • 1:11:20 Teaching Evolution in the 21st Century

    Teaching Evolution in the 21st Century

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    Alumnus David Campbell stresses respect and curiosity

  • 23:55 Evolution of speech traced back to ancient species of fish

    Evolution of speech traced back to ancient species of fish

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    Cornell professor Andrew H. Bass discusses recent findings

  • 1:48:13 Evolution, Eugenics, and Beyond

    Evolution, Eugenics, and Beyond

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    As part of Darwin Day 2007, a panel of Cornellians explores early 20th century thought on human selective breeding.

  • 1:24:36 Darwin Days: Evolution and Race

    Darwin Days: Evolution and Race

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    A panel discussion on the role of evolution on race

  • 1:01:15 A Meeting of Two Minds: Carl Sagan and the Dalai Lama

    A Meeting of Two Minds: Carl Sagan and the Dalai Lama

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    Religion and science do not have to be at odds, says Sagan's widow

  • 1:15:04 Capitalism and Confusion

    Capitalism and Confusion

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    Nobel laureate Amartya Sen speaks about the current financial crisis

  • 56:05 How Tech, Social Media Now Drive the Travel/Hotel Industry

    How Tech, Social Media Now Drive the Travel/Hotel Industry

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    Chris Anderson, Cornell associate professor in the School of Hotel Administration, offers fresh data on how travel review web sites and hotel-industry elasticity are forming a tidal wave of change in 2013. Anderson, along with Hotel Administration Dean Mi

  • 1:24:17 Unequal Democracy

    Unequal Democracy

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    The Cornell Program on Ethics and Public Life is hosting a series with visiting Scholars on "Deep Issues of the 2012 Elections: Equality, Liberty and Democracy."This second lecture of the series, focusing on the interaction of politics and economic inequa

  • 1:04:16 Authority in an Age of Open Access

    Authority in an Age of Open Access

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    Clay Shirky, Writer, Consultant, and Teacher on New Technology and Social Media at NYU, delivered this keynote address at the 2012 Law Via the Internet Conference on October 9, 2012. Shirky is today's leading voice on the social and economic impact of int

  • 58:57 NYCEDC Tech Talent @ Cornell

    NYCEDC Tech Talent @ Cornell

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    Start spreading the news! NYC's tech scene is booming and Cornell has become a go-to recruiting stop for top startup talent. Founders, CEOs and CTOs from some of NYC's hottest start-ups gathered at Cornell to kick off Startup Weekend on September 28, 2012

  • 1:17:30 The First Ecologist: John Ruskin and the Futures of Landscape

    The First Ecologist: John Ruskin and the Futures of Landscape

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    This lecture traces John Ruskin's dramatic and contradictory career from his exquisitely precise drawings of clouds, rocks, leaves, and sculptured walls and niches, into his storm-driven middle years, when his despair over the deterioration of landscape m

  • 1:33:33 Ideal for Real: Realistic Hopes for American Politics

    Ideal for Real: Realistic Hopes for American Politics

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    The Cornell Program on Ethics and Public Life is hosting a series with visiting Scholars on "Deep Issues of the 2012 Elections: Equality, Liberty and Democracy."This third lecture of the series, focusing on democracy and corporate welfare, is provided by

  • 49:24 Google's Eric Schmidt gives 2012 Hatfield Lecture

    Google's Eric Schmidt gives 2012 Hatfield Lecture

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    Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google Inc., helped launch Homecoming Weekend when he spoke as the university's 31st Hatfield Fellow in Economic Education, September 20, 2012.

  • 1:22:11 The Children of Ash: Cosmology and the Viking Universe

    The Children of Ash: Cosmology and the Viking Universe

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    Professor Neil Price delivers the first of three lectures, September 25, 2012, focusing on the fundamental role that narrative, storytelling and dramatisation played in the mindset of the Viking Age (8th-11th centuries), occupying a crucial place not only

  • 1:21:40 Life and Afterlife: Dealing with the Dead in the Viking Age

    Life and Afterlife: Dealing with the Dead in the Viking Age

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    Professor Neil Price delivers the second of three lectures, September 26, 2012, focusing on the fundamental role that narrative, storytelling and dramatisation played in the mindset of the Viking Age (8th-11th centuries), occupying a crucial place not onl

  • 1:21:10 The Shape of the Soul: The Viking Mind and the Individual

    The Shape of the Soul: The Viking Mind and the Individual

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    Professor Neil Price delivers the third of three lectures, September 27, 2012, focusing on the fundamental role that narrative, storytelling and dramatisation played in the mindset of the Viking Age (8th-11th centuries), occupying a crucial place not only

  • 1:30:41 Letters, Secrecy and the Information Age

    Letters, Secrecy and the Information Age

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    Benedict Anderson, renowned scholar of Southeast Asian studies and author of Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origins and Spread of Nationalism, gave the 9th Golay Lecture on October 25, 2012.

  • 1:33:38 Justice, Opportunity and Education Reform in the United States

    Justice, Opportunity and Education Reform in the United States

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    The Cornell Program on Ethics and Public Life is hosting a series with visiting Scholars on "Deep Issues of the 2012 Elections: Equality, Liberty and Democracy."This fourth lecture of the series, focusing on equality of opportunity and education, is provi

  • 1:06:40 Economics, Public Policy, and the Election

    Economics, Public Policy, and the Election

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    What impact will the upcoming presidential election have on future economic policy and the potential for economic growth? Professors Francine Blau, Maureen O'Hara and Eswar Prasad share perspectives on a wide range of topics during an October 26, 2012 TCA

  • 56:48 The Vision of the True Prophets

    The Vision of the True Prophets

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    Join Scott J. Peters for a lecture about the Morrill Act, drawing from a study of Justin Smith Morrill's and Jonathan Baldwin Turner's speeches and writings, and the views and experiences of contemporary faculty and staff from Cornell and other land-grant

  • 1:34:53 Exploring the Universe from the South Pole

    Exploring the Universe from the South Pole

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    Our quest to understand the origin, evolution and make-up of the Universe has undergone dramatic and surprising advances over the last decades. After reviewing how we have arrived at such startling conclusions, Professor John Carlstrom of the University o

  • 1:30:18 The Yogurt Revolution

    The Yogurt Revolution

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    Consider this: In a state where overall manufacturing jobs shrunk 9 percent from 2005-11, with total wages dropping 21 percent, one sector has bucked that trend - New York's dairy industry.On November 8, 2012, State, industry and academic leaders gather f

  • 58:41 The Ceremony of Innocence Is Drowned

    The Ceremony of Innocence Is Drowned

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    M.T. Anderson, an American author of picture books, pre-teen books, and young-adult novels, delivered the opening lecture for Wardrobes and Rabbit Holes: A Dark History of Children's Literature on November 7, 2012.

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