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Staff voice interest and concern at immigration forum

About 140 staff members gathered Feb. 28 in the Biotechnology Building at a forum to discuss immigrants, refugees, green card holders and citizens, while others participated online through Zoom.

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Posse students explore theme of 'Us vs. Them' at retreat

For this year's PossePlus Retreat, 65 people traveled to Painted Post, New York, to discuss the theme of "Us vs. Them: Division, Community and Identity in American Society."

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Historian to discuss book examining Attica prison revolt

Historian Heather Thompson, will discuss her award-winning book about the 1971 Attica Prison uprising Tuesday, March 7, as part of the Freedom Interrupted series.

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Report in progress on admissions, financial aid policy options

A draft report on admissions and financial aid policy options is moving forward with upcoming presentations planned to gather input from academic leaders and undergraduate students.

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Cornell inaugurates new seed systems initiative in Nepal

More than 200 farmers, representatives from Cornell's Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project and the Nepal government gathered for the inauguration of the Seed Systems for Nepal initiative Jan. 23.

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Endowed scholarship challenge is launched

At the start of this year, Cornell launched a fundraising challenge aimed at creating up to 100 new endowed scholarships, totaling an estimated $25 million, for aid-eligible students.

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Gender gap found in Ph.D. fields and in program prestige

Cornell researchers find that women are underrepresented in the highest-prestige doctoral programs resulting in significant consequences for gender inequality in career outcomes.

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Sioux leader to speak on Dakota Access Pipeline Feb. 16

David Archambault, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, will talk on "Standing Rock: The Violation of Indigenous Peoples' Rights," Thursday, Feb. 16, 3:30 p.m., in Room 146 Stocking Hall.

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Filmmaker Dawn Porter to speak at MLK commemoration

Criminal justice reformer, attorney and filmmaker Dawn Porter is the featured speaker for Cornell's 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration, Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. at the State Theatre.