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Cornell launches institute for women’s entrepreneurship

The Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell offers a free, 12-week online business certificate program, which gives entrepreneurs the skills, knowledge and resources to build their own businesses.

Edit-a-thon March 8 raises profile of women and the arts on Wikipedia

Cornell’s fourth annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, March 8 at Olin Library, contributes to enhancing and expanding the site’s coverage of notable women and a range of topics across feminism, gender and the arts.

Apply for Perkins Prize, new diversity awards by March 13

The deadline is March 13 to apply for the annual James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial and Intercultural Peace and Harmony, endowed by trustee Thomas W. Jones '69.

Bree Newsome: 'Everyone has a role to play'

In the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture, Feb. 11 in Sage Chapel, Bree Newsome recalled the events leading up to her removing a Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds in 2015.

Online course to highlight ways to foster classroom inclusiveness

Cornell’s Center for Teaching Innovation is offering the campus’ teaching community an online course that explores strategies for building and sustaining inclusive classrooms.

Bree Newsome to give MLK commemorative lecture Feb. 11

Activist Bree Newsome, who removed the Confederate battle flag at the South Carolina State House in 2015, will speak at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration on campus Feb. 11.

Program advances art of team building around the world

The Cornell Alliance for Science’s Global Leadership Fellows program teaches teams how to function across differences, so that workers can thrive in a culture of trust and respect.

Ken Clarke to discuss MLK on ‘All Things Equal’ Jan. 21

Rev. Kenneth Clarke, director of the Tompkins County Office of Human Rights, will discuss two iconic speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy on a special Martin Luther King Jr. Day edition of “All Things Equal” Jan. 21.

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Ithaca College president opens Soup & Hope series Jan. 17

Shirley Collado, Ithaca College president, will kick off the 2018 Soup and Hope series of talks Jan. 17 in Sage Chapel.

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