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New website celebrates Cornell’s diversity

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

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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.

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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.

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36 Cornellians named to Presidential Task Force

A broad, representative group of three dozen students, faculty and staff has been named to the Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate, Cornell President Martha E. Pollack announced Dec. 4.

Nishii, Fontaine appointed to academic leadership

Human resource studies professor Lisa Nishii has been appointed vice provost for undergraduate education and classics professor Michael Fontaine has been named associate vice provost, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced Dec. 1.

Lance Collins receives inaugural Mosaic Medal of Distinction

Lance R. Collins, the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering at Cornell, was presented with the inaugural Mosaic Medal of Distinction in Washington, D.C. for his leadership in creating opportunities for diverse Cornell communities.

Legal scholar: Campuses must protect free speech – even hate speech

Constitutional scholar Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of Berkeley Law at the University of California, Berkeley, addressed the topic of free speech on campus Nov. 20 in Alice Statler Auditorium.

Cornellians gather at D.C.’s African-American history museum

President Pollack and more than 1,000 alumni gathered Nov. 18 at Washington, D.C.'s National Museum of African American History to celebrate Cornell’s founding principles of inclusion and diversity.

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.