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Multimedia piece honoring Floyd, others premieres Sept. 27

Violinist Ariana Kim, associate professor of music, has collaborated on a multimedia piece for solo violin and spoken word, How Many Breaths? – In Memory of George Floyd and Countless Others,” which premieres online Sept. 27.

‘Sporting Blackness’ examines race and representation in film

Sports films make important cultural statements, according to Samantha Sheppard, the Mary Armstrong Meduski ’80 Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, in her book, “Sporting Blackness.”

Policing, incarceration examined in racism webinar debut

Four faculty experts kicked off the College of Arts and Sciences’ yearlong “Racism in America” webinar series with a Sept. 16 discussion about policing and incarceration.

CALS peer mentors support new first-generation students

Fall 2020 marks the second year of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences peer-mentoring program, developed to support incoming first-generation students and decrease racial disparities in academic achievement.

$3.3M gift to support CIS diversity efforts

A $3.3 million gift from the Hopper-Dean Foundation will fund the creation of an Office of Diversity and Inclusion in Computing and Information Science, in addition to new fellowships and support for existing programs.

Pollack, August give update on racial justice initiatives

University officials outline progress on efforts to support and strengthen the community and create a more just and equitable Cornell.

A&S ‘Racism in America’ webinar series launches Sept. 16

Amid calls to address racism in the United States, the College of Arts and Sciences is launching a yearlong webinar series, “Racism in America.” The series kicks off Sept. 16 with “Policing and Incarceration.”

Yoon: Enslaved laborer memorial invites healing, reflection

The Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA has won praise for an inclusive design approach led by Höweler + Yoon Architecture LLP co-founder Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of Architecture, Art and Planning.

‘Belonging at Cornell’ survey to inform diversity action plans

Results from a survey of Cornell faculty and staff are giving colleges and units a better understanding of how to make diversity and inclusion thrive on campus.