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Vigil honors victims of the New Zealand mosque shootings

Yasin Ahmed, Cornell’s Muslim chaplain, led a vigil March 18 on Ho Plaza to remember the 50 people killed in the March 15 shootings at two mosques in New Zealand.

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Lean into uncertainty, AVP Winfield says at Soup & Hope

Speaking March 14 to an audience of more than 100 in Sage Chapel in the latest installment of Soup & Hope, Winfield said she learned that leaning into uncertainty unleashes the power of possibility.

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Diversity Preview Weekend gives glimpse of grad programs

The third annual Diversity Preview Weekend, held March 7-10, brought underrepresented minority students to Cornell to learn about the university and gain confidence to apply to graduate school.

Cornell launches institute for women’s entrepreneurship

The Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell offers a free, 12-week online business certificate program, which gives entrepreneurs the skills, knowledge and resources to build their own businesses.

Edit-a-thon March 8 raises profile of women and the arts on Wikipedia

Cornell’s fourth annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, March 8 at Olin Library, contributes to enhancing and expanding the site’s coverage of notable women and a range of topics across feminism, gender and the arts.

Apply for Perkins Prize, new diversity awards by March 13

The deadline is March 13 to apply for the annual James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial and Intercultural Peace and Harmony, endowed by trustee Thomas W. Jones '69.

Bree Newsome: 'Everyone has a role to play'

In the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture, Feb. 11 in Sage Chapel, Bree Newsome recalled the events leading up to her removing a Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds in 2015.

Online course to highlight ways to foster classroom inclusiveness

Cornell’s Center for Teaching Innovation is offering the campus’ teaching community an online course that explores strategies for building and sustaining inclusive classrooms.

Bree Newsome to give MLK commemorative lecture Feb. 11

Activist Bree Newsome, who removed the Confederate battle flag at the South Carolina State House in 2015, will speak at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration on campus Feb. 11.