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Cornell Black History Month '97: From Ghanian flags to "Race, Gender and the Law"

Black History Month is about "recognizing the fact that African-Americans as a people made major contributions to American history and culture," says Margaret Washington, an associate professor of history at Cornell.

William Julius Wilson discusses consequences of ghetto joblessness

William Julius Wilson was the opening speaker Oct. 19 at a symposium titled "American Society: Diversity and Consensus," honoring another heavyweight sociologist, Cornell's Robin M. Williams Jr., the Henry Scarborough Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus.

Hyundai Motor Company sends ‘superstar’ executives to Cornell’s Johnson School in quest to enter Global Top 10 Intense eight-month program restricts family visits, demands academic excellence

Hyundai has dispatched more than two dozen of its “superstar” executives to the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell for an eight-month stay to learn business management skills and gain a global perspective on manufacturing. The participants, who range in age from 37 to 50, are being groomed as the next generation of senior and top-level managers.

Professor James E. Turner is appointed director of Cornell's Africana Studies and Research Center

James E. Turner, the founding director of Cornell's Africana Studies and Research Center, was reappointed to the post for a five-year term by the provost, effective July 1. A professor of Africana Studies whose first stint as director lasted 17 years, Turner is a political sociologist specializing in African-American social movements and is a leading expert on Malcolm X.

Claude Steele, Stanford psychologist, will give the Flemmie Kittrell Lecture at Cornell on April 29

Claude Steele, professor of psychology at Stanford University, will present the 1995-1996 Flemmie Kittrell Lecture at Cornell on Monday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Uris Auditorium.

Edward James Olmos headlines Cornell Chicano Festival, April 26-28

College students from several East Coast states will visit Cornell the weekend of April 26- 28 for a conference celebrating Mexican-American art and culture.

Merger threats and greater employee diversity are among factors contributing to workplace violence

Changes in the workplace continue to breed a climate of hostility and fear that is turning the workplace into a domestic battleground. But crisis management experts have found a new way to diffuse the hostility: They are using dispute resolution for violence prevention.