Winter Session spotlight: A&S prof Kristen Warner on "Black Cult Media"

Kristen J. Warner, an associate professor in the Department of Performing and Media Arts, says movies with predominately Black casts and , zealous fanbases aren’t often considered to be a part of the cult canon, but should be.

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Welcoming AI into the classroom

Students are experimenting with generative artificial intelligence in everything from essay writing to computer code creation.

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Celebrating Heather Henyon's mission to invest in woman entrepreneurs

Social entrepreneur Heather Henyon, MBA ’03, was honored with the 2023 Cañizares Award for Distinguished Alumni in International Business and Emerging Markets.

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Consistency key to corporate expressions of racial solidarity

An analysis of Fortune 500 company statements after the 2020 police killing of George Floyd finds that donations to social justice groups only conveyed allyship to Black Americans when seen as part of a long-term commitment to diversity.

New group unites, empowers female students of color

The student group Women Leaders of Color hosts events open to all students and aims to increase representation of women of color in leadership positions across professions.

Defying the Odds: Azat Gündoğan’s Journey to FSU

After his family was forced to flee a government crackdown in Turkey, Florida State University sociologist Azat Gündoğan found a "lifeline" at Cornell as an International Institute of Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund fellow.

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Classes, community show ‘Ukraine is not only a country at war’

A few times a week, songs from Ukraine can be heard coming from a classroom in Goldwin Smith Hall, as Cornell’s Ukrainian program brings the country’s culture to campus through language learning, folk tradition and history.

ILR partnering with HBCUs to study Black worker organizing

Project findings are expected to yield richer detail on the experiences of Black workers in the South and may translate to more impactful organizing efforts in the future.

Talk explores connections of antisemitism, Islamophobia, racism

Professor Ross Brann discussed how racist depictions of the behavior and appearance of Jews and Muslims encouraged ancient peoples to view them as others in a talk held Nov. 16 in the Alice Statler Auditorium in Statler Hall.