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Wikipedia project promotes women artists

The fifth Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon, March 6 at Cornell, invites volunteer editors to improve overall content and gender balance on Wikipedia.

‘Making the turn’: from inmate to scholar

Darryl Epps is among the hundreds of men incarcerated in New York who have transformed themselves through the Cornell Prison Education Program. CPEP reduces recidivism and saves taxpayers millions with college behind bars. 

Salaam promotes value of resilience, faith in MLK Lecture

Yusef Salaam, one of the five teenagers wrongly convicted in the Central Park jogger case in 1990, gave the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture Feb. 17 in Sage Chapel.

Program empowers aspiring black entrepreneurs

Black Entrepreneurs in Training, now in its second year, aims to increase entrepreneurship among students of color at Cornell, and generate a visible group of black alumni who’ve founded successful companies.

Workplace inclusivity podcast launches Season 3

The third season of the Inclusive Excellence podcast, produced by the Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity, launched Feb. 5.

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Garcia, Burrow receive inaugural faculty diversity award

Maria Cristina Garcia, from the College of Arts and Sciences, and Anthony Burrow, from the College of Human Ecology, have won the inaugural Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Service Through Diversity.

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Underwear and sock drive for homeless youth ends Feb. 2

Sunday, Feb. 2, is the last day for donations to the LGBTQ+ Colleague Network Group Underwear and Sock Drive, to benefit homeless young people in Ithaca.

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Cornell Tech women in tech program goes national

Cornell Tech’s Women in Technology & Entrepreneurship in New York program – now to be known as Break Through Tech – will expand nationally, starting in Chicago.

Summer program aims to boost underrepresented CS majors

An all-expenses-paid four-week course for rising Cornell sophomores aims to increase the number of underrepresented minorities majoring in computer science.