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Message from President Pollack on Chauvin trial verdict

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack announced a series of community gatherings this week following the guilty verdict in the trial of ex-officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

Radio interview with community activist Richard Rivera on prison education and re-entry from incarceration

Radio interview with community activist and former prison inmate Richard Rivera about prison education and re-entry into society.

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Parham to deliver lecture on African American Digital Humanities

Parham’s Digital Humanities Lecture, set to take place online April 28, will discuss what might be made possible at the intersection between Black expressive traditions, digital humanities, and electronic literature, with an eye to describing the chain of interactions that link theory to practice.

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Githa Sowerby study illuminates women writers' struggle

In a new critical edition of three plays by Githa Sowerby (1876-1970) J. Ellen Gainor argues for the lasting merit of this writer's artistry and for recognition of women in theater.

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Cornell experts advocate for ag diversity, food security

Cornell Cooperative Extension and faculty experts discussed opportunities to diversify agriculture and address food insecurity during a New York State Senate hearing on April 13.

Weill Cornell Medicine addresses vaccine hesitancy, access

Diversity leaders at Weill Cornell Medicine have launched ambitious community vaccination and education efforts, with the goal of improving uptake and helping those who are reluctant to get the vaccine.

‘Emancipation’s Daughters’ celebrates five iconic Black women

In her new book, Riche Richardson examines iconic Black women leaders who have contested racial stereotypes and constructed new national narratives of Black womanhood in the United States.

Talk to reflect on Afro-Asian Jewry in Israel

How and why Afro-Asian Jews in Israel became associated and engaged with Global Black thought throughout the 20th century will be explored in a virtual talk by Professor Bryan K. Roby on May 6.

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What's ahead for teachers?

A year after COVID-19 disrupted education, ILR School Dean Alex Colvin and American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten ’80 will discuss the future of K-12 teaching on Thursday as part of ILR's eCornell series "The Future of Work: Labor in America."

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Program will support diverse founders of climate tech startups

Diversity in ClimateTech is a new entrepreneurship program powered by Cornell and Chloe Capital, and supported by NYSERDA, with the purpose of supporting underrepresented innovators working on cleantech solutions in the Southern Tier.

Cornellians have green thumbs

In honor of Earth Day, we asked Cornellians to tell us about their experiences over this past year growing gardens.

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Groups’ pandemic responses to nations often at odds

International organizations have failed to help the world’s governments manage competing objectives as they try to cope with the havoc caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new Cornell research.