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Black Lives student group donates $100K to justice programs

Cornell Students for Black Lives, a coalition of student organizations, helped raise more than $100,000 in support of racial justice. Funds from the campaign were recently distributed to groups both…

Abolitionist scholars featured in virtual events

In two related virtual events, the Humanities Scholars Program, together with the Africana Studies and Research Center, will examine the topic of abolitionism from a scholarly and community…

Students find academic home in Study Away

Global Cornell’s Study Away program, a residential option for international students who faced COVID-19 visa or travel issues that prevented them from returning to Ithaca, has been extended into the…

Toni Morrison to be inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55, will be one of six women inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York. The virtual induction ceremony is…

More student veterans join a welcoming community

Cornell continues to build a community that welcomes veterans to the university, based on an array of programs and resources that proactively address their needs and draw on their strengths and…

Pingali named board chair of anti-hunger institute

Prabhu Pingali, director of the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition, has been named chair of the governing board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid…

Paper addresses fieldwork safety for minority scientists

A paper on safety issues for scientists doing fieldwork describes how peers, mentors, departments and institutions can all help to address these problems.

Dark Laboratory podcast debuts with ‘Get Free’

Dark Laboratory, a “humanities incubator” for digital storytelling with a special focus on Black and Indigenous voices in upstate New York, launched its crossover podcast, “Get Free” with a virtual…

Reading series finale to feature Black feminist scholars

Black feminist scholars will examine the current socio-political and cultural moment in “Triangle Breathing: A Conversation with Hortense Spillers and Alexis Pauline Gumbs,” the final Barbara &…

‘Racism in America’ webinar to examine education, housing

The College of Arts and Sciences’ yearlong webinar series, “Racism in America,” will examine past and present impacts of racism on education and housing in its next webinar, “Education and Housing,”…