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Author Valarie Kaur to kick off new CURW speaker series

Author, attorney and filmmaker Valarie Kaur will be the first speaker in a new series, “Into and Out of the Echo Chambers,” from Cornell United Religious Work. The virtual talk is scheduled for March 22 at 7 p.m.

Cornell wishes Town of Ithaca a happy 200th

Cornell Vice President for University Relations Joel Malina congratulated the Town of Ithaca for its upcoming bicentennial on behalf of President Martha Pollack at the Town Board meeting Monday, March 8.

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Radio show features Tompkins Chamber of Commerce president

The March 9 episode of All Things Equal featured Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer Tavares.

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Cornell outperforms peers with Platinum sustainability rating

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) ranked Cornell as a top performer in the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index.  See how Cornell compares as one of the top-ranked institutions in the nation for comprehensive sustainability efforts.

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High school programming prelim emphasizes learning

The third annual Cornell High School Programming Contest Warm Up, a virtual computer programming competition, was less a contest and more a chance for budding programmers to hone their skills.

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.

Good bones: Students revive historic building in Waterloo, NY

In fall 2020, the village of Waterloo, New York, asked Cornell design students how to transform a deteriorating 1890s building into an art center. By December, they had delivered.

All Things Equal features local outreach groups

The March 2 episode of ‘All Things Equal’ featured Tammy Baker and Natalya Coliwitch, Community Outreach Workers for Family and Children’s Services of Ithaca.

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Maria Fitzpatrick: understanding human behavior

Maria D. Fitzpatrick is a professor of economics and public policy and in 2020 she was named Cornell’s new associate vice provost for social sciences. She also is continuing her own robust research program, focusing on child and family policy.