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Ken Clarke to discuss MLK on ‘All Things Equal’ Jan. 21

Rev. Kenneth Clarke, director of the Tompkins County Office of Human Rights, will discuss two iconic speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy on a special Martin Luther King Jr.…

Ithaca College president opens Soup & Hope series Jan. 17

Shirley Collado, Ithaca College president, will kick off the 2018 Soup and Hope series of talks Jan. 17 in Sage Chapel.

Avery August is building a pipeline for faculty diversity

Avery August, Ph.D. ’94, is a professor of immunology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, the university’s vice provost for academic affairs and co-director of the Cornell Center for Health Equity…

Kessler Scholars Program innovates on first-gen experience

Beginning in fall 2019, the Kessler Scholars Program will identify 20 academically talented, community-focused undergraduates each year to participate in a system of support, community and financial…

Cornell brings sounds of Middle East to local K-12 teachers

The Near Eastern Studies course “Listening to the Middle East” explored Quranic recitation and other soundscapes as a professional learning opportunity for local teachers.

Alumni provide challenge funding for Posse Program

A trio of Cornellians are providing major funding for the College of Arts and Sciences’ Posse Program.

Ibrahim named Weill Cornell Medicine dean for diversity and inclusion

Dr. Said Ibrahim has been appointed the inaugural senior associate dean for diversity and inclusion at Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Jan. 2.

Students spark Ghanaian high schoolers’ interest in computer science

A team of students and faculty has organized a coding program to inspire interest in computer science among high schoolers in Ghana, where students must choose majors before they enter university and…

Exhibit chronicles women’s empowerment through fashion

Fashions worn by prominent women and everyday unsung heroes, including Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s collars and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's shoes, are featured in “Women Empowered: Fashions From the…

Podcast blends personal stories, accessible science

“Science Blender,” a podcast produced by doctoral students in the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, tells the stories of the people behind the science.