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Online course to foster classroom inclusiveness

A 4-week course that asks participants to reflect on their own identities and those of their students, and provides teaching strategies, such as course design, that effectively support student engagement and belonging across difference.

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President's Viewpoint: Dr. King's Dream Today

President Martha Pollack reflects on the hopes of Martin Luther King Jr. and what these values mean for us all today.

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Avery August, Ph.D. ’94, in his immunology lab with members of his research team.

Building a pipeline for faculty diversity

Avery August, Ph.D. ’94, professor of immunology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, shares what has changed regarding diversity and how faculty candidates are recruited and hired at Cornell.

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Statement on transgender support and protections

VPs Lombardi and Opperman respond to the recent report that the Trump administration is considering a change to the definition of sex under Title IX that would narrowly define gender as a biological, immutable condition determined at birth.

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Events

Family Business Fridays: Family Office Fundamentals

Statler Hall, 445

Join the Smith Family Business Initiative (SFBI) for Family Business Friday with Eric Allyn, Director, Investor, Advisor. About Family Business Fridays Series This series is an opportunity to bring…

#BlackGirlhood: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

190 Rockefeller Hall

Professor Rogers will share work-in-progress excerpts from her short film #BlackGirlhood. The film explores the criminalization of Black girls in the classroom, as we watch three girls struggle to…

#BlackGirlhood film screening and Q&A w/ Prof. Dehanza Rogers

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Film Forum

#BlackGirlhood Sunday, April 28th, 6pm The Film Forum, Schwartz Center A Short Film by Dehanza Rogers A Q&A to follow with Professor Dehanza Rogers led by Dr. Samantha Sheppard. #BlackGirlhood is…

Disaster: Cyclone Idai, Climate Change & Climate Migration

Goldwin Smith Hall, Lewis Auditorium

In 2015-16, the El Niño weather cycle led to food shortages caused by drought conditions in large swathes of Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, South Africa, and Mozambique. By 2018, the climate change…