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First African-American landscape architect launched career at Cornell

The nation’s first African-American landscape architect, David A. Williston, got his start at Cornell in 1896.


Apply for 2018 Perkins Prize through Feb. 26

Applications are being accepted through Feb. 26 for the annual James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial and Intercultural Peace and Harmony, established and endowed by Trustee Thomas W. Jones ’69.


Cornell launches new disability awareness campaign

Using campuswide postering and social media, the ADA Coordinator Team is launching a new campaign to build awareness around disability issues and help Cornell develop an inclusive and accessible environment for individuals with disability.


CIS offers two diversity-focused summer programs

Computing and Information Science is offering two summer programs designed to recruit and support underrepresented minorities in graduate computing fields.

Annual Schwartz awards given to two life scientists

Two female researchers, an epidemiologist and a bacteriologist, both at the College of Veterinary Medicine, have received awards for their cutting-edge research.

Cornell extends renewal funding aid for DACA students

In wake of U.S. court's preliminary injunction regarding the DACA program, the university has extended its financial assistance program for students who must apply for status extensions.  

New website celebrates Cornell’s diversity

Cornell’s new Diversity and Inclusion website compiles diversity initiatives and policies, cultural organizations and events.

Tech Talk: Improve web accessibility with new Siteimprove feature

Using a single JavaScript code applied to all your sites, Siteimprove’s newly enabled Priority feature can help strategize and strengthen your web accessibility focus by pinpointing your most high-traffic pages, links and documents.


Mitchell Jackson speaks at annual MLK Commemoration Jan. 23

Author and activist Mitchell S. Jackson of New York University is the featured speaker at the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Commemoration, Jan. 23 in Sage Chapel.