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Cornell marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

With moments of silence and the tolling of chimes, the Cornell community solemnly observed the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people, including 21 alumni.

Accelerator offers student entrepreneurs alternative summer experience

From online yoga teacher certification to a socially equitable real estate development company, the Johnson Summer Startup Accelerator graduated its newest cohort of innovative startup founders this summer.

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Modifications to Homecoming weekend activities

Cornell announced Sept. 10 that many events planned for Homecoming weekend will be modified or canceled due to the pandemic.

FGSS/LGBT programs plan yearlong anniversary celebration

A yearlong celebration of Cornell's women’s studies program, now Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies (FGSS), as well as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activism and advocacy on campus is planned "to stimulate intellectual debate in a manner that advances social change."

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Tech/Law Colloquium features privacy, COVID and incarceration

The Technology and Law Colloquium – a hybrid Cornell University course and public lecture series – returns this semester with talks from 13 leading scholars who study the legal and ethical questions surrounding technology’s impact in areas like privacy, sex and gender, data collection, and policing.

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Coors forum will explore truth and freedom of expression

The first event of the 2021 Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series will feature Princeton’s Robert P. George and Union Theological Seminary’s Cornel West.

Creator of 1619 Project to give Kops Lecture

Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, will give the Daniel W. Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture on Sept. 9 at 5 pm.

Guiding principles will help us navigate ‘new normal’

President Martha E. Pollack reviews potential outcomes for the fall semester and reaffirms Cornell’s commitment to respecting knowledge and each other.

Police union websites preserved by library archive

The Cornell University Library archive of 165 police union and association websites will support research on a range of issues including police reform and accountability.