Ibram X. Kendi, professor of history at American University and National Book Award-winning author for his 2016 “Stamped From the Beginning,” will give the American Studies Program’s Krieger Lecture April 15.
Rohit Verma, dean of external relations at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, has been named founding provost of Vin University in Hanoi, Vietnam. His three-year appointment is effective July 1.
Events include two Carl Becker Lecture Series talks by historian and author Michael Kazin; a lecture by wildlife conservationist and A.D. White Professor-At-Large Laurie Marker; Cornell Cinema’s screening of “Dragnet Girl,” accompanied live by the electronic group Coupler; and Swiss artist Elisabeth Masé in a conversation at the Johnson Museum.
Clinical immunologist Dr. Helen Su, who studies the genetic causes of rare immune system diseases in children, has been awarded the Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research by Weill Cornell Medicine.