Engineering celebrates diversity at awards banquet

On May 3, Diversity Programs in Engineering recognized outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, student organizations, faculty and staff with awards, dinner and music. (May 7, 2009)

Poverty researchers kick off three-year collaboration

The Institute for the Social Sciences has kicked off its Persistent Poverty and Upward Mobility theme project, a three-year effort to understand the causes and solutions to chronic poverty. (May 6, 2009)

Adoption program eases citizenship and travel expenses

Since Cornell's Adoption Assistance Program was implemented in 2005, 39 families have received assistance from the university to help with their adoption expenses. Here's a look at how two families benefited. (May 1, 2009)

Africana Center introduces 17 new courses

Building on the hire of five new faculty members including four senior scholars, the Africana Studies and Research Center has added courses ranging from the politics of hip-hop to black feminists theories. (April 30, 2009)

Day Hall officials take over Ho Plaza to talk diversity

Students, faculty and staff members had the opportunity to speak with senior administrators during a weeklong series of five 'Day Hall Talks Diversity' events around campus. (April 30, 2009)

Good governance is crucial for Africa to go forward, says philanthropist Ibrahim

Responsible governance on the African continent is possible - and crucial - said Mo Ibrahim, a philanthropist, 'accidental businessman' and the 2009 Bartels World Affairs Fellow, in a lecture April 27. (April 28, 2009)

Diversity initiative brings two student groups together to debate abortion

The University Diversity Council's Breaking Bread initiative brought together student pro-choice and pro-life groups for dinner and a discussion on abortion to help the groups find common ground. (April 27, 2009)

Saudi prince hopes Obama will end region's conflicts

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the United States from 2005 to 2007, traced the more than 80-year relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia in an April 23 lecture. (April 24, 2009)

Students elect Asa Craig to the board of trustees

Cornell's student body have elected sophomore Asa Craig as its representative to the Cornell Board of Trustees. He will serve a two-year term beginning July 1. (April 24, 2009)