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Cornell’s Africana Center to host colloquium series Semester’s topics will include Afrocentricity in “The Lion King” and on the Internet

Afrocentricity in "The Lion King" and senior living in upstate New York for African Americans are some of the topics to be addressed in a colloquium series this fall at Cornell's Africana Studies and Research Center. Free and open to the public, the series will be held Wednesdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Hoyt Fuller Room of the Africana Center, 310 Triphammer Road, Ithaca; refreshments will be served.

Cornell University publishes guide to organized labor films Book cites Jimmy Hoffa as most popular subject for filmmakers

Four films about Jimmy Hoffa, the former president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters whose 1975 disappearance is still unsolved, are included in a guide, published by Cornell University Press, to the 150 most noteworthy and significant films and documentaries about labor.

Cornell seminar to examine taxation of Native American businesses

Cornell's American Indian Program will host a seminar titled “Indian Economic Futures: Governance and State Taxation” on Aug. 30 and 31 in the David L. Call Alumni Auditorium in Kennedy Hall.

Computer Policy and Law Conference at Cornell Aug. 6-8 will help educators deal with cyberspace issues

Computer Policy and Law Conference at Cornell Aug. 6-8 will help educators deal with cyberspace issues. How much freedom should an educational institution give its students to use cyberspace?

Cornell's Home Study Program is renamed Distance Education Program

The Cornell University Home Study Program is changing its name to the Cornell University Food Industry Management Distance Education Program, said George S. Hayward, director of the program.

Cornell graduate researchers to provide New York lawmakers with recommendations on attracting business May 29

Local and state government officials are learning that factors such as skilled labor, strong infrastructure and good schools provide more incentive than tax subsidies for businesses to start up or relocate to New York, according to a Cornell report by graduate researchers delivered on May 29.

Quotations from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in his Convocation address at Cornell University on May 25

The following are quotations from an address by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at Cornell's Senior Convocation, held from noon to 1 p.m. on May 25 in Barton Hall.

Cornell commencement weekend will be May 25-26 with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as convocation speaker

Cornell President Hunter Rawlings will preside over the university's 128th commencement on Sunday, May 26, at Schoellkopf Stadium at 11 a.m. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will present an address at Senior Convocation.

Risley Spring Fair at Cornell University will include arts, crafts and more

Cornell's Risley Residential College is sponsoring the 27th annual Risley Spring Fair on Saturday, May 4, from noon to 6 p.m.