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Perry Ground

Re-thinking Thanksgiving

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.

Pamela Tan

Perspectives on Diversity: CALS Admissions

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.

Morgan Ruelle on a research trip speaking with Indigenous people in Semien Mountains

Tapping Local Knowledge for International Impact

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.

graduate, adams receiving his diploma, wrapped in pendelton blanket and wearing regalia

After NCAA tourney, Men's Lax Seniors Receive Diplomas

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.

Jolene Rickard addressing the audience

American Indian Program recognizes 30-year history

Apr 18, 2013

The American Indian Program marked its 30th anniversary and reflected on its history at Cornell at a conference April 12-13 with native community leaders, scholars, program alumni and faculty.

poster of the conference

AIP Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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.