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Gift supports A&S visiting journalist program, Cornell Tech

A $5 million gift from Jan Rock Zubrow ’77 and Barry Zubrow will support two vital university programs, one in the College of Arts and Sciences and the other at Cornell Tech in New York City.

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Newly discovered letters reveal professor’s impact on Ginsburg

Correspondences from late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 to Milton Konvitz, Ph.D. ’33, a founding faculty member at the ILR School who also served on the Cornell Law School faculty, have been found.

Coors forum to explore free speech and ‘cancel culture’

The tension between free speech and “cancel culture” will be explored in the next installment of the Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series. The Oct. 1 forum will feature journalist Masha Gessen and linguist John McWhorter.

Peñalver: Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue – Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54

Eduardo M. Peñalver ’94, the Allan R. Tessler Dean of Cornell Law School, reflects on the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54, who died Friday at age 87.

Pollack: Ginsburg’s ‘unwavering pursuit of equity’ embodied the Cornell ideal

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's‘unwavering pursuit of equity’ embodied the Cornell ideal.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 dies

Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54, whose legal career in the fight for women’s rights, equal rights and human dignity culminated with her ascent to the U.S. Supreme Court, died Sept. 18 in Washington, D.C. She was 87.

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.

Democracy 20/20 webinar to assess ‘deep state’

The fourth event in the Democracy 20/20 webinar series, “Destroying or Deploying the ‘Deep State’,” Sept. 18 from 2–3:15 p.m., will examine how the capacity and professionalism of the federal government has fared over the past four years.

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Twenty new Engaged Faculty Fellows named

Twenty faculty members from eight colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows, committed to advancing community-engaged learning and scholarship at Cornell and within their academic disciplines.