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Lois Gray, ‘amazing force’ at ILR School, dies at 94

Lois Spier Gray, an iconic ILR School professor who committed her life to advancing social justice and workers’ rights, died Sept. 20 in New York City.

African human rights lawyer, geographer to visit campus

The Institute for African Development welcomes Maina Kiai, a human rights lawyer from Kenya, and Sophie Oldfield, a geographer at the University of Cape Town.

Border Angels leader to visit campus, speak downtown

Enrique Morones, president and founder of Border Angels, will speak on “Border Angels, Border Realities and Immigration Today” Sept. 25 in Ithaca.

Innovation grants focus on China

Members of the faculty are invited to submit research proposals for new Cornell China Center Innovation Grants, announced Sept. 17.

White House reporter to speak about working ‘under fire’

White House reporter April Ryan will discuss her experiences and her new book at the Daniel W. Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture Thursday, Sept. 20.

Moore, Kramnick explore atheism in America in new book

Professors Emeriti Isaac Kramnick and R. Laurence Moore explore atheism in American public life in their new book, “Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic.”

'RBG' premieres on Labor Day on CNN

"RGB," the documentary on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54, airs Monday, Sept. 3 on CNN.

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Field research leads to surprising results for historian

Historian Mostafa Minawi spent seven months in Sudan, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Somalia and Djibouti, tracking down details for his new book. The most surprising thing he found, he said, was how alive that history is in some areas.

Book traces influence of Southern white politicians on the US

A new book reveals the influence of Southern white supremacists on national public policy from Reconstruction to the New Deal to today.