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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.

Student teams advise small businesses in Africa to help them thrive

Cornell students are advising small business owners in Africa about how to succeed and thrive in the context of their own economies.

Noted scholar to examine racism, new racial science Nov. 15

Dorothy Roberts, an acclaimed scholar of race, gender and law will address racism, the new racial science and a more ethical way to study race and racism at the 2017 Institute for the Social Sciences Annual Lecture.

New financial aid initiative targets long-time green card applicants

Cornell will enhance the availability of institutional financial aid to admitted and currently enrolled undergraduate international students who are long-term green card applicants but have not yet achieved legal permanent resident status.

Scheinman Institute outlines Presidential Task Force nomination process

The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution has outlined a broad, inclusive process for nominating members of the Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate, which includes seven community meetings in early November.

NYC students catch science ‘bug’ with help from Cornell scientists

More than a dozen teenage scientists spent their lunch hour Oct. 24 learning from Cornell scientists about the chemistry of the Hudson River.

Poet, actor, activist Carlos Andrés Gómez to visit Nov. 2

Carlos Andrés Gómez will visit Cornell for a public performance sponsored by the Latina/o Studies Program Nov. 2.

Study finds key to closing achievement gap in biology education

The limited racial and ethnic diversity among people in biology-related careers has long roots according to a new study.