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Goffe co-founds journal on indenture with Einaudi support

Tao Leigh Goffe, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, is one of the co-founders of the Journal of Indentureship and its Legacies, a new peer-reviewed publication set to debut in May 2021.

Mini Locally Grown Dance premieres online Dec. 3-5

The annual Mini Locally Grown Dance, featuring performances by students and faculty from the Department of Performing and Media Arts, will premiere virtually, Dec. 3-5 at 7:30 p.m.

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Democracy 20/20 series to close with post-election debrief

On Dec. 4, the final installment of the Democracy 20/20 webinar series will assess the state of American democracy in the wake of the contentious 2020 presidential election.

Ahmann co-edits journal issue on ‘late industrialism’

Chloe Ahmann co-edited “Breathing Late Industrialism,” a special issue of Engaging Science, Technology, and Society, to focus not just on the wreckage of post-industrial landscape but also on the “radical potential” of how “late industrial systems might be put to life-affirming work.”

Five faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Five Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

2020 TOGO awards recognize community as ‘a place of heart’

The 10th annual Cornell Town-Gown Awards – known as the TOGOs – took on the warmth of camaraderie as three community partners were recognized in a virtual event Nov. 21 for their neighborly teamwork.

Black Lives student group donates $100K to justice programs

Cornell Students for Black Lives, a coalition of student organizations, helped raise more than $100,000 in support of racial justice. Funds from the campaign were recently distributed to groups both locally and nationally.

NSF to decommission Cornell-designed Arecibo telescope

The large Cornell-designed telescopic ‘ear’ at Arecibo, Puerto Rico, which listened for the enlightening crackle of the cosmos for nearly six decades, now hears silence.

Women’s entrepreneurship institute set for major expansion

A new grant will enable the Bank of America Institute for Women's Entrepreneurship at Cornell to enroll another 30,000 students in its online certificate program, more than doubling total enrollment while continuing to make diversity a priority.