The 14th annual Soup & Hope speaker series – this year on Zoom – is open to the public and features speakers and stories of hope. The series’ six talks will be on Thursdays through April 8, all beginning at 12:15 p.m.
The Office of the Dean of Students has announced three new staff members, two joining the Diversity and Inclusion team and one joining the Care and Crisis Services team, to better support Cornell students.
As part of its mission to make Cornell a more diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, staff and students, the Presidential Advisors on Diversity and Equity have awarded three grants of $15,000 apiece for 2021 programming.
In “Tasting Qualities: The Past and Future of Tea,” author Sarah Besky from the ILR School addresses the role of quality in contemporary capitalism and how quality is judged in a product as ordinary as a bag of tea.
In “The Autocratic Middle Class: How State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy,” author Bryn Rosenfeld connects rapidly growing middle classes in post-Soviet countries with growing authoritarianism in those countries.