Dorothy Roberts, an acclaimed scholar of race, gender and law will address racism, the new racial science and a more ethical way to study race and racism at the 2017 Institute for the Social Sciences Annual Lecture.
Cornell will enhance the availability of institutional financial aid to admitted and currently enrolled undergraduate international students who are long-term green card applicants but have not yet achieved legal permanent resident status.
The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution has outlined a broad, inclusive process for nominating members of the Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate, which includes seven community meetings in early November.
Cornell President Martha E. Pollack sent a message to the Cornell community Oct. 23 condemning fliers promoting white supremacy and anti-Semitism, which were found on and off campus earlier in the day.
About 5,287 miles from Ithaca, near the banks of Ghana’s Volta River, a primary and junior high school for girls is rising from the collective imagination and brain power of the Cornell University Sustainable Design team.
Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff has launched a task force to recommend new approaches to accelerate the diversity of the Cornell faculty. A report with short- and long-term strategies to improve retention rates for underrepresented faculty is due in spring 2018.