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Chantelle Cleary joins Cornell as Title IX coordinator

Chantelle Cleary, assistant vice president for equity and compliance and the Title IX coordinator at SUNY Albany, has been appointed Cornell’s Title IX coordinator effective June 4.

Diversity and inclusion courses help managers build healthy cultures

Cornell has launched two new online diversity and inclusion certificate programs for HR professionals and managers.

Essentials

Students tackle climate policy in Cornell in Washington course

Cornell In Washington students learned about how science is incorporated – or not – into policymaking at a March 23 visit to the U.S. Department of State.

Loneliness Project tackles LGBTQ isolation in Chicago

The Association of Graduates in Theatre is collaborating with The History Center and Ithaca’s Civic Ensemble to present a staged reading of a “documentary” play, “The Loneliness Project,” April 19-21.

NYC health commissioner lectures on health inequality April 23

Dr. Mary Bassett, the New York City public health commissioner, will deliver the annual Nordlander Lecture on April 23 structural racism and health.

Zora Neale Hurston's work reconsidered April 19

A University of Pennsylvania anthropologist will lecture on Zora Neale Hurston's work and impact April 19.

Things to Do, April 13-20, 2018

Events this week include an environmental fashion show, the Centrally Isolated Film Festival, Ag Day and Springfest celebrations on campus, composer Caroline Shaw, and alumna Gretchen Goldman on science and public policy.

Climate task force continues outreach, survey efforts

The Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate is continuing its campus outreach, evaluations and other efforts as the spring semester begins to draw to a close.

History, music faculty earn Guggenheim fellowships

Two faculty members and three alumni have been named among 175 scholars, artists, writers and scientists receiving Guggenheim fellowships this year.

Nanoscale facility partners with German photonics firm

The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility has entered into a partnership with the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonics Microsystems, which will help small companies speed up their R&D process. 

Gombas recognized for positive impact on staff

Cheryl Gombas, administrative manager in the Department of Entomology, receives the George Peter Award for Dedicated Service for her work with staff.

Pawprint

Scientists find new targets in the war against tuberculosis

A new study by College of Veterinary Medicine scientists unveiled a novel approach to vaccine development in the fight against tuberculosis.