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Re-thinking Thanksgiving

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Nov 9, 2013
While any excuse to gather with family and friends to eat together and reflect upon reasons to be thankful is a welcome one, the history of the holiday is not all celebratory. Read more

Perspectives on Diversity: CALS Admissions

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Oct 30, 2013
As CALS Notes recently learned, Pamela Tan cares deeply about engaging a more diverse population of the best and brightest young people and attracting them to CALS. As the college’s director of admissions, she believes that being accessible is key to successfully reaching out to students who are first generation college applicants or self-identify as coming from an underrepresented minority group. Read more

Tapping Local Knowledge for International Impact

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Jul 21, 2013
They may work on opposite sides of the world, but Cornell doctoral candidates Morgan Ruelle and Michelle Baumflek have both learned that indigenous knowledge is key to preserving cultural and natural resources. Read more

After NCAA tourney, Men's Lax Seniors Receive Diplomas

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May 29, 2013
Of special note, Adams received his diploma in special dress of the Mohawk tribe. On his head, he wore a “gustoweh,” made from ruffled feathers and topped with three eagle feathers. Also, he wore a purple and white ribbon draped over his shoulders, with symbols depicting the Iroquois Confederacy and his Bear clan. Read more

AIP Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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Apr 4, 2013
The American Indian Program (AIP) at Cornell will hold its 30th Anniversary Recognition and Two Row Wampum Renewal Conference April 12-13, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the Africana Research and Studies Center, 310 Triphammer Road. Read more