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Oluo offers practical antiracism strategies in MLK Lecture

Ijeoma Oluo, author of “Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America,” was the featured speaker at the virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture, held March 1.

New HS scholarship aims to diversify veterinary medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine has created a brand-new scholarship to encourage under-represented high school students to explore veterinary medicine by attending the Cornell University Summer College course, Veterinary Medicine: Small Animal Practice.

Cornell to celebrate Giving Day March 11

Cornell will celebrate its seventh Giving Day March 11, in a 24-hour campaign bringing together Cornellians around the world to show their support for the university and compete in friendly challenges, game shows and more.

Women in tech program expanding to DC

Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities, led by Cornell Tech-based Break Through Tech and SecondMuse, in partnership with Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures, has launched GET DC as its next city hub.

Discounted reusables program launches for Earth Day 2021

Now through Earth Day 2021 campus diners can purchase a reusable takeout container and utensil set for just $5 at one of eight Cornell Dining locations.

Around Cornell

Charters segregate schools but diversify neighborhoods

Residential and school segregation historically mirrored each other, but charter schools have weakened the link between neighborhood and school assignment, finds research led by Peter Rich.

Search committee set for policy school’s founding dean

A year after the provost announced plans to create a School of Public Policy, following a multiyear review of how to elevate Cornell’s excellence and prominence in the social sciences, the search for its first dean is underway.

Students, alumni celebrate Black graduate excellence

“Celebrating Black Graduate Excellence at Cornell,” a two-day series of alumni-filled panels, honored the contributions of Black graduate students and the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association.

Male lyrebirds snare mates with ‘acoustic illusion’

Researchers discover that Australia’s superb lyrebird males imitate the panicked alarm calls of a mixed-species flock of birds while they are courting and even while mating with a female.