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Democracy 20/20 webinar to examine U.S. polarization

The next installment of the Democracy 20/20 webinar series, scheduled for Oct. 30 at 2 p.m., will tackle polarization and how tensions between the political parties and the social groups they represent are redefining American democracy.

Wilkerson to discuss ‘Racial Moment of Truth’ in CCSS lecture

Isabel Wilkerson, author of “The Warmth of Other Suns” and “Caste,” will deliver the Cornell Center for Social Sciences’ annual Distinguished Lecture in the Social Sciences at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21.

Homecoming keynote highlights Law School clinics

The Oct. 9 StayHomecoming keynote panel featured the work of four Cornell Law School clinics, which offer students real-world experience while helping people who otherwise may not be able to afford legal services.

Grants fund community-engaged learning curricula

The Office of Engagement Initiatives recently awarded Engaged Curriculum Grants to 19 teams of faculty and community partners that are developing community-engaged learning courses, majors and minors across the university.

Faculty research university’s ties to Indigenous dispossession

A committee formed by the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program is exploring Cornell’s history as a land-grant institution and the nation’s dispossession of Indigenous peoples.

Summer program helped bolster local indigent defense

The Cornell Defender Program virtually teamed undergraduates and law students with trial attorneys to support indigent defense in Tompkins County and a more diverse pipeline of students interested in law careers.

Cornell’s Adult University hosting 2020 election seminar

Cornell’s Adult University is hosting free and pay-to-view live online seminars open to the public this fall, beginning with “The 2020 Presidential Election – an Online Seminar.”

Expert on domestic worker rights to give ILR lecture Oct. 15

McGill University law professor Adelle Blackett, will deliver the Industrial and Labor Relation's annual Cook-Gray Lecture, Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m.

Coors forum highlights free speech in age of ‘cancel culture’

Journalist Masha Gessen and linguist John McWhorter discussed free speech in the age of cancel culture as part of The Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series, Oct. 1.