Over 500 Cornellians came together on Saturday to partake in Holi festival on the Engineering Quad.
Cornell to Welcome Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones for Kops Freedom of the Press Lecture
Nikole Hannah-Jones, a 2020 Pulitzer Prize winner and staff writer for The New York Times Magazine.
Cornell Adopts an Official Land Acknowledgement, Expanding Recognition for the Cayuga Nation
Over a century after Cornell was founded, an official land acknowledgment recognizing the University’s location on the homeland of Cayuga Nation was presented at all four 2021 commencement ceremonies.
‘I Don’t Want to Be the Only One’: Cornell’s 8 Black Women Full-Professors Face Disproportionate Burdens
Black women professors say they are feeling the burdens of a limited support structure, heavy mentoring and advising responsibilities and additional administrative expectations.
Cornellians Confront Anti-Asian Racism at Virtual Teach-In Event
Following an uptick in anti-Asian violence, Cornellians gathered in a virtual teach-in to discuss past and present AAPI racism.
Students and Instructors Defend BIPOC P.E. Class After Online Controversy
Cornell Outdoor Education’s BIPOC rock climbing class has garnered praise and opposition for its inclusion of primarily students from minority backgrounds.
Black voices on the hill
Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) Discusses Police, Voting Reform on Student Podcast
Rep. Jim Clyburn joined Daniel James’ II ’22 on the Black Voices on the Hill Podcast for a conversation on race, voting rights, and the future of America.
Faculty Reflect on Chauvin Verdict in Roundtable Discussion
After the historic trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, Cornell faculty reflect on the verdict in a virtual roundtable, discussing police reform in Ithaca and across the nation.
‘Interactive Teach-In’ on Anti-Asian Racism and Bias Scheduled for May 7
An interactive teach-in on anti-Asian racism and bias will feature presentations from students, staff and faculty on the history of different Asian communities in the US and at Cornell.
A Year Later, Cornell Event Reflects on George Floyd Protests
In the event “Learning from the George Floyd Rebellion: Social Movements and Black Freedom Struggles Today,” speakers Prof. A.K. Thompson, sociology, Ithaca College, and Prof. Russell Rickford, history drew on their varying backgrounds to approach the topics of social movements and struggles for freedom from a combined sociological and historical perspective.
NAISAC Continues Work Despite Limited Cornell Administration Response
Native American and Indigenous Students at Cornell call on the University to better support its Indigenous population following unmet demands.