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A $1 million gift from Robert ’92 and Carola Jain to the College of Arts and Sciences will support Black A&S students with demonstrated need, and others who enhance Cornell’s diversity, equity and inclusion.

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A $1 million gift from Robert ’92 and Carola Jain to the College of Arts and Sciences will support Black A&S students with demonstrated need, and others who enhance Cornell’s diversity, equity and inclusion.

N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba began her term as director of the Einaudi Center's Institute for African Development July 1. She is leading IAD’s contributions to the center’s new thematic initiative on global racial justice.

From testing programs to course rosters, eight committees of university leaders, faculty and staff are hashing out details related to the reactivation of Cornell's Ithaca campus for residential instruction this fall.

The Jansky Lectureship recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of radio astronomy and is being awarded to Haynes “for her influential impact to our understanding of galaxies.”

The vast majority of Uber and Lyft drivers in Seattle earn more than the average taxi driver, and their hourly earnings are on par with the general workforce of that city, according to an Institute for Workplace Studies report commissioned by the two major ride-share platforms.

President Pollack and Provost Kotlikoff announced new measures to address the predicted budget deficit, including increasing the endowment payout rate and shifting philanthropy efforts from endowment to current use.

A revised academic calendar anticipates Commencement ceremonies on back-to-back weekends next spring, including one for the Class of 2020, whose planned celebration this May was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The suspense is over: Cornell plans to welcome students back to its Ithaca campus for a fall semester blending in-person and online instruction, confident that decision best serves public health, President Martha E. Pollack announced June 30.