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Soup & Hope returns Jan. 16

The 13th annual Soup & Hope speaker series, which features speakers and stories of hope, with free soup and rolls provided by Cornell Dining, kicks off Jan. 16, 2020, at noon in Sage Chapel.

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Cornell’s town-gown awards honor ‘community treasures’

To nurture cooperation between Ithaca’s community groups and Cornell campus organizations, the ninth Cornell Town-Gown Awards recognized key partnerships at a ceremony held Dec. 7 at Ithaca High School.

PMA professor Jeffrey Palmer releases two short films

Jeffrey Palmer, assistant professor in the Department of Performing and Media Arts, has released two new short films that continue his mission to capture untold stories.

New AVP will lead Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX

Laura Rugless, executive director of equity and access services and Title IX coordinator at Virginia Commonwealth University, has been named Cornell’s new associate vice president for institutional equity and Title IX coordinator.

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Sign of the times: American Sign Language thrives on campus

Senior lecturer Brenda Schertz, a whirlwind of energy, teaches the first American Sign Language classes at Cornell that meet the College of Arts and Sciences’ three-semester world language requirement.

Intergroup Dialogue Project expands reach with new podcast

The Intergroup Dialogue Project has expanded its engagement with the Cornell community with workshops tailored to professional students and academic advisers, and a new podcast.

Yang-Tan Institute book explores disability in the workplace

Progress made and challenges still to be met are discussed in a new book, “Employment and Disability: Issues, Innovations and Opportunities,” written by experts at the ILR School’s Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability.

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New group supports first-generation and low-income students

Doctoral students Rachel King, Taylor Brown and Felicia New have formed the First Generation and Low Income Graduate Student Association, addressing a need that had already been met for undergrads.

LGBTQ beauty vloggers draw on queer culture to stand out

New Cornell research explores how racially diverse LGBTQ beauty vloggers market themselves and make marginalized people more visible.