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Professor to speak on history of sexual minority rights in Zimbabwe

Marc Epprecht, author and professor from Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, will deliver a talk on the struggle for sexual minority rights in Zimbabwe March 7, at 4:30 p.m. in A.D. White House. 

University reaffirms its commitment to, support of undocumented students

The March 5 deadline for ending the DACA program has passed, and the university wants its undocumented students - and prospective students - to know that it stands behind them and has many resources available to support them. 

Volunteer editors enhance Wikipedia content on women artists

The third annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at Cornell will host two group editing sessions on campus Saturday, March 10.

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.