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Atkinson Forum hosts Fisk Jubilee Singers Oct. 26

The Atkinson Forum in American Studies is bringing the Fisk Jubilee Singers back to campus for a concert Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. in the Alice Statler Auditorium.

Essentials

Pollack, higher-ed leaders express immigration concerns

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack is a signatory on a letter to members of the New York congressional delegation urging them to address concerns with immigration policies that target international students.

Survey finds sexual assault, harassment persist

A recent survey of Cornell undergraduate, graduate and professional students found that half of respondents experienced one or more forms of harassment, such as sexual assault, sexual and gender-based harassment, stalking, and dating and domestic violence.

Schwartz research funding applications close Nov. 11

Women and underrepresented faculty members engaging in life science scholarship have until Nov. 11 to apply for a grant from the Schwartz Research Fund for Women and Other Underrepresented Faculty in the Life Sciences.

Students, alumni celebrate 50 years of opportunity programs

Alumni of New York state’s Arthur O. Eve Opportunity Programs at Cornell gathered with the programs’ current students and administrators at a reception and dinner Oct. 4 in the Statler Ballroom.

‘Belonging at Cornell’ initiative aims to see diversity thrive

Belonging at Cornell, the university’s new guiding framework around diversity and inclusion, was launched and celebrated Oct. 2 with a reception and networking event.

Staff News

Cornell launches online course on inclusive teaching

Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom, created and piloted last year at Cornell, will be available to all educators in November as a massive open online course.

Staff News

Diversity awareness bus highlights lived experiences

The Check Your Blind Spots bus, on campus Sept. 16, featured interactive education on recognizing the nuances of unconscious bias.

Bus exhibit offers exercises in recognizing unconscious bias

The Check Your Blind Spots bus comes to campus Sept. 16, an interactive experience providing ways to learn about and mitigate unconscious bias.