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Myth of race still embedded in scientific research, scholar says

Dorothy Roberts, a scholar from the University of Pennsylvania, talked about race and racism and a more ethical way to study them Nov. 15 at the 2017 Institute for the Social Sciences' Annual Lecture.

Pollack updates UA on campus climate, teacher-student policy

At a Nov. 14 University Assembly meeting, Cornell President Martha E. Pollack gave updates on issues involving campus climate and stressed the need for the university to adopt an official policy on teacher-student consensual relations by the end of the academic year.

Presidential Task Force nominations are open through Nov. 17

Nominations for the Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate opened this week: Peer nominations are due Wednesday, Nov. 15, and all self-nominations are due Friday, Nov. 17.

Cornell and local military veterans hold annual celebrations

Students and professors from Cornell’s Reserve Officers Training Corps and Cornell student and staff veterans gathered for lunch Nov. 8 to celebrate the 242nd birthday of the United States Marine Corps Nov. 10 and Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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Veterans start businesses at entrepreneurship boot camp

Fifteen veterans are leveraging the tenacity and problem-solving skills they learned in the military at the 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, sponsored by the School for Hotel Administration.

Chemical engineer turned CEO: ‘Wonderful time to be an entrepreneur’

Robert F. Smith '85, Cornell's Entrepreneur of the Year for 2017, spoke with engineering dean Lance Collins Nov. 3 in NYC.

ILR School forum: Tech promises jobs for people with disabilities

An ILR School forum in New York City focused on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities in the tech sector.

Denise Young Smith is Cornell Tech’s next executive-in-residence

Denise Young Smith, Apple vice president of inclusion and diversity, will become executive-in-residence at Cornell Tech in January 2018.

West Campus course fosters dialogue on race, campus climate

A new Engaged Learning Where You Live course at Alice Cook House addresses race and campus climate as an opportunity for students to learn from and with each other about issues of racial conflict and find common ground.