Former CEO of BET shares her struggles, successes

Debra Lee, former CEO of Black Entertainment Television, spoke to the Cornell community Feb. 20 about her journey from growing up in the segregated South to shattering glass ceilings while becoming one of the most powerful businesspeople in America.

Freshmen win top prize at digital ag hackathon

More than 120 students took part in the Digital Agriculture Hackathon, sponsored by the Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

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Spring runway fashion show celebrates 40th on March 2

Undergraduate designers will make their fashion statements, and in many cases take a big career step, in the Cornell Fashion Collective’s 40th Spring Runway Show, to be held March 2 at 7 p.m. in Barton Hall.

MLK lecture: Encourage democracy, fight suppression

Kimberlé Crenshaw ’81, a legal scholar, reflected on the ways Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s influence shaped her personal, academic and professional journey.

In their own words: Students from Ghana on the first snow of winter

In their own words: Graduate students from Ghana on the first snow of winter at Cornell

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Second interfaith dinner aims for friendship and joy

Hosted by a new interfaith student group, the Community Care Dinner on Feb. 21 will bring Muslim and Jewish students and their allies together to build friendships and celebrate each other’s cultures.

Let’s Meditate celebrates 10 years of campus mindfulness

Open to the entire Cornell community, the meditation program serves to counter the rigor of classes and work, offering participants a moment to breathe and reflect via sessions offered both in-person and virtually.

A musical bridge: Cornell Wind Symphony makes transformative journey to Cuba

Over winter break, students in Cornell’s Barbara & Richard T. Silver ‘50, MD ‘53 Wind Symphony traveled to Cuba for a community-engaged performance tour in collaboration with the National Concert Band of Cuba. The tour honored both music and culture.

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Students debate freedom of expression’s impact on business

Students sparred over whether promoting freedom of expression in the workplace drives innovation and improves business, or interferes with decision-making and results in gridlock, during a debate and discussion held Feb. 7 in Ives Hall.