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Cayuga Lake in the summer

News

Indigenous-Cornell partnership publishes Gayogo̱hó:nǫʔ history
The Tompkins County Historical Commission will release a short book written by Cornell Professor Kurt Jordan with the help of Gayogo̱hó:nǫʔ community members, titled “The Gayogo̱hó:nǫʔ People in the Cayuga Lake Region: A Brief History.”
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Land

News

Professors Neil Lewis Jr. ’13 and Tashara Leak are leading the new Action Research Collaborative, which will serve as an institutional hub for cross-campus action research collaborations between Ithaca and New York City, and elsewhere.

  • Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
Researchers discuss work in the field.

News

The National Science Foundation has awarded funding for a new program of paid summer internships in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) intended to draw students from diverse backgrounds to pursue graduate degrees in the field of geosciences.
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biology
  • Environment
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Spotlight

This is the second in a series of stories detailing actions CALS students, faculty and staff have taken over the past year to make our community a more diverse, equitable and inclusive place for everyone. Here, we highlight college efforts to design a more inclusive curriculum and detail some of the courses CALS faculty have developed or adapted to address issues of racial, social, gender, economic and environmental justice.
  • Department of Entomology
  • Department of Global Development
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
Graffiti on a white wall that says "If not us then who, if not now, then when?"

News

A new course in environmental justice and policy will be offered beginning in spring 2022.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Environment

Events

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Seminar

Moving the Needle on STEAM Diversity through Collaborative Partnerships with Minority Serving Institutions
Fall 2021 SIPS Plant Breeding and Genetics Weekly Section Seminars Abstract This session will provide participants who have an interest in increasing STEAM (science, technology, engineering, agriculture, and math) diversity through the...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • school of integrative plant science
A woman and her daughter farming.

Conference

A three-day, international conference bringing together communities, scholars and policymakers. We will present our research findings from Indigenous and rural societies in the Pamir Mountains of Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, as well as...
  • environment
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Professor Kassam meets with herders.

Conference

A three-day, international conference bringing together communities, scholars and policymakers. We will present our research findings from Indigenous and rural societies in the Pamir Mountains of Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, as well as...
  • environment
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Diversity & Inclusion

Conference

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This two-day event will feature speakers from multiple disciplines who are working at the forefront of evolving entities. Individually and collectively, they are addressing the complexities and rewards of collaborating with a wide range of...
  • Diversity & Inclusion
diverse group of outdoorsy people in front of frozen waterfall in winter

Webinar

Voices of National Leadership in Anti-Racism in the Outdoors Join us for a conversation with those leading the nation’s effort to address racism and the outdoors. Together, we will explore ways we can increase diversity and equity as it relates...
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • school of integrative plant science
  • Horticulture