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Roundtable presentations focus on bridging differences, making connections

On May 6, Cornell presented the second Women of Color Roundtable as well as first Men of Color Roundtable. The women's theme was 'Building Bridges Across Difference'; the men's theme, 'Include and Connect.' (May 15, 2008)

First Engineering Global Fellows recognized

Nearly 60 undergraduates in the College of Engineering were honored April 29 at a ceremony recognizing accomplishments of students who work, study, conduct research or perform service learning abroad. (May 8, 2008)

Campus Club celebrates 60 years of hosting Cornell's international community

International students and English-language teachers helped the Cornell Campus Club celebrate the 60th anniversary of the club's International Hospitality Committee, April 26. (May 7, 2008)

Stories about differences and diversity in Cornell project give community members a voice

Cornell students interview community members about inclusion and exclusion, racism and discrimination in Ithaca schools as part of 'Community Voices: Stories of Family, Culture and Education.' (May 6, 2008)

Women firefighters can take the heat, but too few firehouses give them the chance, study finds

Fewer than 4 percent of the nation's firefighters are women, and more than half of paid fire departments have never hired a female firefighter, finds a new report issued by the ILR School's Institute for Women and Work. (May 5, 2008)

40 years of gay student activism at CU is focus of exhibit

'Queer Cornell: LGBT student activism, 1968-2008' is a new Olin Library exhibition documenting some of the actions taken by Cornell's early lesbian and gay activists. It is on view through Reunion Weekend. (April 30, 2008)

Perkins Prize for interracial harmony goes to Black Students United

Black Students United received the award for its sponsorship of 'Questions Out of a Hat,' an event that brought members from nine student organizations together to discuss diversity. (April 25, 2008)

Drums along the campus: For ninth year, powwow brings American Indian culture to Cornell

American Indians from communities in upstate New York, including the Oneida and Onondaga Nations, came to campus for Cornell's Ninth Annual Powwow and Smokedance, Saturday, April 12. (April 15, 2008)

Inaugural class of young professionals works with NYC extension to become leaders in a multicultural world

Cornell Cooperative Extension-New York City has just 'graduated' its inaugural class of young professionals in a new program, Strength Through Diversity -- Young Professionals Leadership Program. (April 7, 2008)