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Award recipient builds Migrations community at Cornell

Migrations postdoctoral fellow Eleanor Paynter received the International Studies Association’s 2021 Lynne Rienner Publishers Award for Best Dissertation in Human Rights. Since arriving at Cornell last summer, Paynter has raised Migrations’ visibility on campus and beyond.

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Five inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Five doctoral candidates were inducted into the Cornell chapter of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, which recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and promotes diversity and excellence in doctoral education.

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Accepted Class of 2025 impresses during ‘a year like no other’

Cornell’s admitted class of 2025 – a class that applied to college during an unprecedented year interrupted by pandemic-related closures and quarantines – is an impressive one and its composition has set new levels of diversity for the university.

Plantationocene conference to examine plantations’ legacies

In a virtual conference on April 15–16, scholars, activists and practitioners from around the world will meet to explore plantations’ deep-rooted legacies, including racial inequality, dispossession and climate change.

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Faculty examine racism ‘embedded’ in US health care

In a “Racism in America” webinar, four Cornell faculty members elaborated on ways the COVID-19 pandemic has shown race-based discrepancies in health care and health outcomes.

Nyabola to speak at Race and Racism Across Borders event

Writer, activist and political analyst Nanjala Nyabola will discuss her upcoming book as part of Global Cornell’s Race and Racism across Borders webinar on April 12 at 11:00 a.m. Following the dialogue, Cornell students will present their original prose, poems and visual art.

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Graduate honor society alumni give back

Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society members often remain committed to Cornell after earning their degrees, returning to mentor current graduate students, speak at workshops and forums, and participate in panels.

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Artist Soni Kum to share stories of North Korean defectors

Artist Soni Kum joins the Einaudi Center's East Asia Program on April 2 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss her latest installation work, Morning Dew: The Stigma of Being “Brainwashed.”

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Newman Civic Fellow works for meaningful change

Sherell Farmer ’22 was named Cornell’s 2021-22 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. The fellowship honors students who engage with others to create long-term social change and demonstrate a potential for civic engagement.