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Lecture: "The Politics of Global Food Security" - Dr. Philip McMichael

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Philip McMichael

Philip McMichael is Professor and Chair of Development Sociology at Cornell University, where he studies...MORE

Final Exams and Graduation

May 4-8, 2015
Final Exams

May 8, 2015
Graduate College Commencement
8:00 PM, Hilton Coliseum
Commencement speaker is Susan Lamont, C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture & Life Sciences

May 9, 2015
Undergraduate Commencement
1:30 PM, Hilton Coliseum
Commencement speaker is Bruce Rastetter, president, state Board of Regents.

May 18, 2015
Summer Session 1 Begins

Abdi Kusow - Keynote Address, "Towards a Sociological Understanding of Contemporary Ransoming of Commercial Vessels along the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean"

Patricia Hipple photoPiracy and kidnapping people for ransom are age-old problems that persist today. The issues surrounding the historical and current practice of ransoming will be the focus of an upcoming conference. Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Ransoming Practices will take place from April 25 to 26 at York’s Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples, Keele campus....MORE

Philip McMichael