As Cornell recognizes the 50th anniversary of the occupation, dialogue around these important issues continues. Ezra offers two essays written by Cornellians who are among the many looking back on the occupation to explore its lessons, both broad and personal.
The Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives’ annual Honors Award Ceremony May 3 celebrated students, faculty, staff and alumni who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, high academic achievement and strong community engagement.
Fifty years to the day that students began an occupation of Willard Straight Hall in protest of racial issues on campus, the Cornell community gathered to reflect on the legacy of the occupation and the people involved.
About 80 Cornell students, faculty, staff and trustees gathered for dinner at the Willard Straight Memorial Room April 17 to recognize recipients of the Perkins Prize and new diversity and inclusion awards.