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.
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.
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.
Writer, activist and political analyst Nanjala Nyabola will discuss her upcoming book as part ofGlobal 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.
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.
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.