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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)

Student delegation and dean from Ithaca travel to Doha to forge connections

Over spring break, three Cornell students and Dean of Students Kent Hubbell visited Qatar to see how undergraduates in Ithaca can collaborate with their premedical counterparts in Doha as part of the Ithaca-Qatar Ambassadors. (April 4, 2008)

Big Red Relief sponsors panel on Iraq refugees April 8 and benefit concert April 11

Cornell's Big Red Relief will host a panel discussion of experts about Iraqi refugees on April 8 and a benefit concert April 11 in Bailey Hall to aid those refugees. (April 2, 2008)

Cornbread and challah: Members of Cornell's Hillel and Black Students United break bread together

On March 30, Jewish and African-American students ate dinner together and talked about religion and culture at Ithaca's St. James AME Zion Church as part of the 'Breaking Bread' diversity series. (April 1, 2008)

'I Believe in ... Dinner' at Cook House brings 125 diners together to talk religion

For the third year, students of different faiths shared a meal at the 'I Believe in ... Dinner,' March 27, at the Alice Cook House on West Campus to discuss ideas and beliefs. (March 31, 2008)

Cornell named a top company for women executives

The National Association for Female Executives has recognized Cornell for its work/life programs for women, opportunity for advancement, the presence of women among Cornell executives and compensation. (March 18, 2008)

Skorton shares stage with Bill Clinton to offer students a four-step plan for activism

Speaking at the inaugural meeting of Bill Clinton's Clinton Global Intiative University in New Orleans on March 15, President David Skorton provided an outline for how universities can make a difference through committed action. (March 18, 2008)

African color, sound and style electrify Johnson Museum

The Afrik! Fashion Show featuring the Kusun Ensemble combined activism-inspired clothing from African cultures and styles with jazz and African music played on traditional Ghanaian instruments. (March 12, 2008)

One-third of men have endured the painful procedure -- all for evolutionary purpose, says researcher

The reason that almost 25 percent of indigenous societies practice some form of male genital cutting may be to reduce pregnancies from extramarital sex and reduce conflict among men, says researcher. (March 6, 2008)