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Mellon Mays fellows score grad school admissions

Six of 10 Mellon Mays undergraduate fellows graduating from the College of Arts and Sciences are headed directly to graduate school.

NIH official promotes diverse scientific workforce at Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Hannah Valantine, chief officer for scientific workforce diversity at the NIH, advocated for diversity in academic medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Weill Cornell Medicine community honored at diversity awards

Weill Cornell Medicine honored 18 faculty, trainees, students and staff April 23 for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity.

Panel tells how ‘Geek Girls’ succeed in tech

“A Conversation with Geek Girls” featured Heather Cabot, co-author of “Geek Girl Rising,” a book that explores “the sisterhood [that has been] shaking up tech.”

From ideas to impact: Atkinson Center charts a path to a sustainable future

Founded as the Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future in 2007 and then named and permanently endowed by David R. and Patricia Atkinson three years later, the Atkinson Center funds multidisciplinary solutions to sustainability challenges throughout the world.

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Museum event celebrates African-American history and Cornell connections

It was a celebration of centuries of African-American history. In November 2017, alumni, parents and friends gathered in Washington, D.C., for “Cornell at the National Museum of African American History and Culture,” to explore the exhibits, connect with the Cornell community and affirm the university’s motto of “… any person … any study.”

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Alumna advocates for diversity, justice through Cornell Mosaic

I grew up in Brooklyn, New York, during the civil rights era of the 1960s and ’70s. I was the first person in my family to even think about going to college – and I had the audacity to want to become a lawyer. I was interested in driving social change through using law to increase diversity and inclusion.

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Fellowship supports MFA creative writing student Yessica Martinez

Yessica Martinez has received a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans that will fund her Cornell MFA in creative writing.

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Good planning results in accessible campus events, ADA coordinator says

Web resources and university officials can assist with event planning to help ensure that events are accessible to all.

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