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  • 47:26 Ajay Banga: A World Beyond Cash

    Ajay Banga: A World Beyond Cash

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    While cash remains the dominant method of payment throughout the world, students and faculty heard from Ajay Banga, president and CEO of MasterCard, on the misperceptions around the cost of cash and the value of electronic payments during a visit to the S

  • 1:26:36 Claude Steele explains impact of stereotype threat on achievement

    Claude Steele explains impact of stereotype threat on achievement

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    Claude M. Steele, internationally renowned social scientist and Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford, delivered the Robert L. Harris, Jr. ADVANCEments in Science Lecture on April 11, 2013. He discusses his theory of stereotype threat, whic

  • 46:19 Inside Cornell: Unshackling evolution with robots and computers

    Inside Cornell: Unshackling evolution with robots and computers

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    A research team led by Nick Cheney of Cornell University's Creative Machines Lab has created a computer algorithm that can be used to witness virtual creatures evolving their squishy, muscle-like features in order to teach themselves to walk.

  • 1:02:53 Vinod Venkatraman: Strategic Variability in Risky Choice

    Vinod Venkatraman: Strategic Variability in Risky Choice

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    Vinod Venkatraman, assistant professor of marketing at Temple University, discusses his brain imaging research which demonstrates that there are distinct neural mechanisms which underly variability in peoples decision making choices and strategies. Record

  • 58:08 'Rural Aging In 21st Century America' book talk

    'Rural Aging In 21st Century America' book talk

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    Join Nina Glasgow, David L. Brown, and Douglas T. Gurak for a March 27, 2013 talk about their book, "Rural Aging In 21st Century America," as part of Mann Library's Chats in the Stacks series.

  • 16:31 Q&A with Kathie Hodge

    Q&A with Kathie Hodge

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    Q&A with Kathie Hodge, a faculty member who works with fungi, June 6, 2013 at 3 p.m. from Mann Library's second floor gallery. Kathie blogs about her work on The Mushroom Blog, which has great photos, engaging stories, and some incredible time lapse v

  • 1:06:59 2013 Olin Lecture: The Meaning of the Vietnam War

    2013 Olin Lecture: The Meaning of the Vietnam War

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    Live broadcast - It's perhaps the most important question of America's past half century: Why did we go to war in Vietnam? On June 7, 2013 at 3 p.m., Cornell history professor Fredrik Logevall, one of the world's leading scholars of the war, will consider

  • 58:15 Insights from Behavioral and Development Economics

    Insights from Behavioral and Development Economics

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    Behavioral economics uses insights from psychology to better understand economic outcomes. Development economics generates solutions to world poverty through economic analysis. Hear how these two fields are working together to better understand household

  • 1:08:58 GMOs: Misconceptions and Concerns

    GMOs: Misconceptions and Concerns

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    There are many misconceptions surrounding the controversial issue of genetically modified foods. Kathryn Boor, Dean of CALS, and Margaret Smith, Professor of Plant Breeding & Genetics, distinguish fact from fiction.

  • 22:01 From Trumansburg to Abbey Road: History of the Moog Synthesizer

    From Trumansburg to Abbey Road: History of the Moog Synthesizer

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    Trevor Pinch, Cornell professor of sociology and of science and technology studies, gives a brief history of the Moog synthesizer and how it changed the course of popular music.

  • 37:15 More Mushroom Alumni

    More Mushroom Alumni

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    Kathie Hodge, associate professor of mycology and director of Cornell's Plant Pathology Herbarium, unravels some of the mysteries of mushrooms and fungal species, and the Cornellians who have shaped our understanding of fungi in all their forms, in "More

  • 34:35 Governor Andrew Cuomo on Start-Up NY

    Governor Andrew Cuomo on Start-Up NY

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    In a visit to campus on July 10, N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo discussed the state's new program, START-UP NY (SUNY Tax-Free Areas to Revitalize and Transform Upstate NY).START-UP NY aims to generate economic growth and make upstate New York competitive nati

  • 54:35 The Economics of Lean In

    The Economics of Lean In

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    The recent book "Lean In" by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has ignited an international debate by highlighting women's own responsibility in failing to achieve leader positions in corporations, government, and academia.In this webinar, Professor Sharon Poc

  • 58:42 The Link Between Household Chemicals and Your Health

    The Link Between Household Chemicals and Your Health

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    Three top Cornell University researchers discuss links between chemicals in household consumer products, quality of life and outdated regulations at an Inside Cornell journalist-only lunch, June 18, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

  • 1:10:32 Chemical Exposure in Everyday Life

    Chemical Exposure in Everyday Life

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    Join Cornell's thought leaders in a conversation on chemical exposure in everyday life to understand how this research affects your well-being and your environment.

  • 51:43 Room for Dessert: An Inquiry into Dwelling and Design

    Room for Dessert: An Inquiry into Dwelling and Design

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    Julia Reinhard Lupton, professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, reads the history of sweet meals for their rhythms of clearing and the forms of attention and acknowledgment they cultivate.The July 1, 2013 le

  • 1:33:42 Global Innovation Index 2013

    Global Innovation Index 2013

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    Presentation and panel discussion on the leading ranking of country's innovation capacity, co-authored by Soumitra Dutta, dean of Johnson at Cornell University. With panelists: David Skorton, Dan Huttenlocher, Francis Gurry, and Teresa Stanek Rea.

  • 1:23:01 Alternative Modernities?: A View from the South

    Alternative Modernities?: A View from the South

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    How do the political, ethical, and metaphysical ideas of the North look from the perspective of cultures of the South? Can this even be asked fruitfully in a time when it seems that those ideas have themselves comprehensively shaped the perspective of the

  • 59:51 Emotional Life in a Neurobiological Age: On Wonder

    Emotional Life in a Neurobiological Age: On Wonder

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    In the light of the most recent neurobiological research on the emotional brain, Catherine Malabou, professor of Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University (UK), proposes to replace Deleuze's statement about Spinoza,"inspiring sad passions is neces

  • 57:35 Intellectual Disability and Narrative Self-Reflexivity

    Intellectual Disability and Narrative Self-Reflexivity

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    Michael B?rub?, director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at Penn State, asks what happens when characters with intellectual disabilities appear in fictions that experiment with the parameters of fiction. The July 15, 2013 lecture was sponsore

  • 59:19 The Happiness of Pursuit: Machineries of Joy

    The Happiness of Pursuit: Machineries of Joy

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    In this July 31, 2013 lecture, Cornell psychology professor Shimon Edelman talks about happiness--its evolutionary basis, cognitive mechanisms, and social dynamics--and offers some thoughts about what can and should be done to promote it.Sponsored by the

  • 1:06:53 William H. Seward: Abraham Lincoln's Indispensable Man

    William H. Seward: Abraham Lincoln's Indispensable Man

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    Although he was one of the most important Americans of the nineteenth century, most Americans don't know much about William Henry Seward other than that he purchased Alaska. Walter Stahr, author of the acclaimed new biography "Seward: Lincoln's Indispensa

  • 1:24:23 Reunion 2013: Evolution of Teaching

    Reunion 2013: Evolution of Teaching

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    The world has changed a lot since the '60s, and so have Cornell students. They are more diverse, more dedicated, more apprehensive, maybe even more "salacious," according to a panel of history faculty who recounted some of their own teaching history to a

  • 1:19:24 Parenting 101 (2013)

    Parenting 101 (2013)

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    Susan H. Murphy '73, PhD '94, vice president for Student and Academic Services, speaks with parents during New Student Orientation 2013. In her presentation, Vice President Murphy discusses the challenges and growth experiences students commonly face, hel

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