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Author to speak on African Americans’ relationship with the outdoors

Carolyn Finney, author of “Black Faces White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors,” will give the Class of 1945 Lecture, part of the Cornell Botanic Gardens Lecture Series, on Feb. 25.

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Study finds even the common House Sparrow is declining

Those familiar parking lot, french-fry birds are not doing so well. A new study from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology finds even the ubiquitous House Sparrow is declining.

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Seminar series addresses grand challenge of climate change

University-wide seminar provides important views on the critical issue of climate change, drawing from many perspectives and disciplines.

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‘Racism in America’ webinar to examine protest movements

In its next webinar, the College of Arts and Sciences’ (A&S) yearlong webinar series, “Racism in America,” will examine how protest movements and civil disobedience have sought to both end and uphold white supremacy and racial discrimination. The Feb. 24 event, in partnership with the Cornell Law School, is free and open to the public.

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ILR report released on inequalities during pandemic

Results of the 3,100-respondent survey speak to enormous challenges experienced in health care institutions, voting system and the world of work, authors say

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ONEcomposer partners with Philadelphia Orchestra for Florence Price premiere

The inaugural season of ONEcomposer, celebrating musicians whose contributions have been historically erased, is devoted to American composer Florence Price.

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CTI Workshops foster faculty teaching community

The workshops brought together faculty from across campus to discuss successful teaching strategies from fall courses and ways to adapt them to the challenges of spring 2021.

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New ILR courses on racial inequality offered

“Advancing Racial Equity in Organizations” and “Race and the America Labor Market in Historical Perspective” begin this semester.

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$1.5M grant to explore integrated reuse of industrial waste, CO2

A new research project will seek an integrated approach to turning sludge, dust and slag into valuable materials by improving the recovery and quality of waste products using carbon dioxide.

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