New commitments to diversity and inclusion outlined

Provost Michael Kotlikoff and Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi announced Sept. 25 new commitments to diversity and inclusion, as well as progress made on initiatives already underway.

Statement on commitments to diversity and inclusion

Provost Michael Kotlikoff and Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi sent a message to the Ithaca community Sept. 25 detailing the university's commitments to diversity and inclusion.

Online trade card exhibit sheds light on Victorian food and wares

A new online exhibition from Cornell University Library offers insights into life in the Victorian era through illustrated trade cards.

Things to Do, Sept. 22-29, 2017

Events this week include faculty authors discussing careers and new ways of giving, a panel on world development, guest filmmakers showing their work, and a song cycle based on female characters in Greek tragedy.

‘Moving toward harmony’: Yasin Ahmed, Cornell’s first Muslim chaplain

Yasin Ahmed became Cornell University's first Muslim chaplain when he arrived on campus in August thanks to the efforts of the Diwan Foundation for Cornell Muslim Life and a group of private donors.

Cornell United Way campaign will be shorter, more intense

The 2017 Cornell United Way Campaign launched Sept. 20, with Andy Noel, campaign co-chair, announcing a goal of $750,000 and a shorter, more intense campaign, concluding at the end of November.

Pawprint

Nicholas Kristof to give Bronfenbrenner Centennial Lecture Oct. 2

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof, known for his work exposing social injustice, will speak Monday, Oct. 2, at 5 p.m. in Call Auditorium.

A.D. White Professor to advocate for 'shut up and calculate' in physics

Physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed, an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, will present the lecture, “Three cheers for ‘Shut up and Calculate!’in Fundamental Physics" on Sept. 25.

Cornell Council for the Arts supports 35 new projects

The Cornell Council for the Arts is supporting 35 projects in the arts on campus during academic year 2017-18 through its Individual Grant Program. Cornell faculty, departments and programs were awarded 15 grants of $2,500 each and students and student organizations received 20 grants of $1,000 each.