Wright said her students initially engage with the way the countries are pronounced, and then she uses visual aids — including the service learning program called Pennies for Peace — so children can navigate the Middle East through an online globe.
Prof. Mona Hassan, Duke University, Islamic studies and history, presents the caliphate as the glue which held Muslims throughout the international community together, even in times of war or uncertainty.
When one thinks of traditional Chinese cuisine, dairy is often not the first food group that comes to mind. But in fact, China is the second-largest consumer and third-largest producer of dairy in the world.
“I’d like to start by telling you about a friend that I know,” said Ky Barnett ’18, president of Cornell Students for Animal Rights. “Her name is Julia and she’s very sweet despite her hard and traumatic past.”
Julia is a pig. Barnett shared this story during a heated public debate on “The Morality of Meat” hosted by Cornell Students for Animal Rights, Cornell Vegan Society and Debate in Science and Health in Klarman Auditorium Tuesday. She went on to describe Julia’s treatment at a farm in graphic detail. “She lived most of her life inside a cage too small for her to even turn around,” she said.