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Acting, singing and dancing for social change is part of new initiative at Cornell

The Center for Transformative Action (formerly CRESP) at Cornell has created the Performing Arts for Social Change, an initiative to make a social impact through theater, music and dance. (June 26, 2008)

Deputy Provost David Harris to present seminars on social inequality to alumni

David Harris, deputy provost and vice provost for the social sciences at Cornell, will present a discussion on poverty and inequality, 'Opportunity 101: What Affects Access,' June 18 in New York City. (June 12, 2008)

Faculty Institute for Diversity members take on task of diversifying curricula

The Cornell Faculty Institute for Diversity met June 1-4 to discuss ways to diversify Cornell's curriculum to address such issues as class, disability, ethnicity, gender, nationality, race, religion and sexual orientation. (June 10, 2008)

For graduating Ph.D.s, a final lesson in diversity and inclusion

Deputy Provost David Harris had one more vital piece of instruction for Cornell's freshly minted group of doctors of philosophy at the Ph.D. recognition ceremony in Barton Hall on May 24. (May 25, 2008)

Campus more diverse than decade ago, but challenges remain, vice provost reports

Robert L. Harris Jr., vice provost for diversity and faculty development, spoke of the need for both 'structural diversity' and 'interactional diversity' in his ninth and final report on the university's progress toward diversity and inclusion. (May 23, 2008)

Diversity Programs in Engineering honors students, faculty

The annual awards banquet was held May 4 to celebrate achievements of students, organizations and faculty. (May 23, 2008)

Tears and resolve mark candlelight vigil for <br />victims of China earthquake

A service of remembrance and hope was conducted in Sage Chapel May 16 in memory of the more than 21,000 victims killed in the magnitude 7.9 earthquake that struck Sichuan province, China, May 12. (May 16, 2008)

Roundtable presentations focus on bridging differences, making connections

On May 6, Cornell presented the second Women of Color Roundtable as well as first Men of Color Roundtable. The women's theme was 'Building Bridges Across Difference'; the men's theme, 'Include and Connect.' (May 15, 2008)

First Engineering Global Fellows recognized

Nearly 60 undergraduates in the College of Engineering were honored April 29 at a ceremony recognizing accomplishments of students who work, study, conduct research or perform service learning abroad. (May 8, 2008)