Legal scholar: Campuses must protect free speech – even hate speech

Constitutional scholar Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of Berkeley Law at the University of California, Berkeley, addressed the topic of free speech on campus Nov. 20 in Alice Statler Auditorium.

Cornellians gather at D.C.’s African-American history museum

President Pollack and more than 1,200 alumni gathered Nov. 18 to Cornell’s founding principles of inclusion and diversity at Washington, D.C.'s National Museum of African American History.

Myth of race still embedded in scientific research, scholar says

Dorothy Roberts, a scholar from the University of Pennsylvania, talked about race and racism and a more ethical way to study them Nov. 15 at the 2017 Institute for the Social Sciences' Annual Lecture.

Pollack updates UA on campus climate, teacher-student policy

At a Nov. 14 University Assembly meeting, Cornell President Martha E. Pollack gave updates on issues involving campus climate and stressed the need for the university to adopt an official policy on teacher-student consensual relations by the end of the academic year.

Presidential Task Force nominations are open through Nov. 17

Nominations for the Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate opened this week: Peer nominations are due Wednesday, Nov. 15, and all self-nominations are due Friday, Nov. 17.

Cornell and local military veterans hold annual celebrations

Students and professors from Cornell’s Reserve Officers Training Corps and Cornell student and staff veterans gathered for lunch Nov. 8 to celebrate the 242nd birthday of the United States Marine Corps Nov. 10 and Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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Veterans start businesses at entrepreneurship boot camp

Fifteen veterans are leveraging the tenacity and problem-solving skills they learned in the military at the 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, sponsored by the School for Hotel Administration.

Chemical engineer turned CEO: ‘Wonderful time to be an entrepreneur’

Robert F. Smith '85, Cornell's Entrepreneur of the Year for 2017, spoke with engineering dean Lance Collins Nov. 3 in NYC.

ILR School forum: Tech promises jobs for people with disabilities

An ILR School forum in New York City focused on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities in the tech sector.