Early version of Black pride brought US a step closer to Juneteenth

In 1829, abolitionist David Walker’s “Appeal to the Colored People of the World” went viral, enabling enslaved people to imagine freedom and why they deserved it. 

Traverso honored by Autonomous University of Barcelona

Enzo Traverso, the Susan and Bart Winokur Professor in the Humanities, has received an honorary doctorate from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB).

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Oliver Vonnegut, Tufts undergrad, wins top prize in Cornell journal

Vonnegut, grandson of author and Cornellian Kurt Vonnegut, won the top prize for his paper for Logos, Cornell’s undergraduate philosophy journal.

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Milstein first-years listen closely, shape stories with strangers

First-year students in the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity engaged with community members, crafting innovative assignments and sharpening their skills with various technologies.

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CTI's Thank a Professor program connects alum, professor 40 years later

When Jeff Fearn ‘82 heard about the Center for Teaching Innovation's Thank a Professor program, he decided to thank Roald Hoffmann, Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor, Emeritus for his impact on his life and career – forty years later.

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Summer Session Spotlight: "Public Speaking: Contexts,Techniques and Analysis"

Public speaking is often cited as one of people’s biggest fears, but this summer, Theo Black, of Cornell's Department of Performing and Media Arts, invites students to embrace the power of effective oratory with his six-week Summer Session course, PMA 3814 Public Speaking: Contexts, Techniques and Analysis.

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ALI announces 2024-2027 postdoctoral fellowship recipients

The Active Learning Initiative has awarded three postdoctoral fellowships to support a teaching postdoctoral fellow as they work with a team of faculty members in departments that want to take a more systematic or holistic approach to introducing active learning into their courses.

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Most people trust accurate search results when the stakes are high

Using experiments with COVID-19 related queries, Cornell sociology and information science researchers found that in a public health emergency, most people pick out and click on accurate information.

Art Beyond Cornell exhibition features works by incarcerated youth

At their Spring Gallery event in May, the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement student-run program displayed artwork by young men at MacCormick Secure Center in Brooktondale, New York, and by Cornell students in the program.

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