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Pollack updates Cornell community on Presidential Task Force

President Martha E. Pollack sent a message to the Cornell community Oct. 11 with updates regarding the Presidential Task Force that will examine and address persistent problems of bigotry and intolerance at Cornell.

Pollack lauds staff as ‘unsung heroes’ of Cornell

Calling staff “the unsung heroes of the university,” Cornell President Martha E. Pollack used her first address to staff to set an appreciative tone and broad context for the integral roles they play in Cornell’s success.

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New humanities podcast: ‘Disability and the Human Experience’

Susanne Bruyere spotlights our diverse ways of being human in “Disability and the Human Experience,” the new “What Makes Us Human?” podcast.

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Student delegates to attend Clinton Global Initiative conference

Fourteen Cornell student delegates were selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative University conference Oct. 13-15 in Boston.

Cornell, Ithaca College students spread word on Latina/o resources

Cornell and Ithaca College students have joined forces with community members to celebrate Latinx Heritage month with an art exhibit opening Oct. 6.

Cornell Commitment interns reflect on summer experiences

About 30 students from the Cornell Commitment office – Meinig scholars, Rawlings research scholars and Cornell Tradition fellows – presented posters and panel discussions Sept. 27.

Research African-American history Oct. 18

Learn about African-American history from the people who made it by using an archive of thousands of hours of video interviews, Oct. 18

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McNair doctoral prep program renewed through 2022

The U.S. Department of Education has renewed its support for Cornell to continue a program to support and encourage underrepresented students who want to pursue doctoral degrees.

Women in the life sciences: Apply for research grants by Nov. 6

Two or more grants of up to $15,000 each will be awarded to Ithaca- and Geneva-based female Cornell faculty in the life sciences.