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Cornell Center for Health Equity established

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell’s Ithaca campus have established a new center to better understand why health outcomes vary among demographic groups.

Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate to survey Ithaca campus

Members of the Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate are actively working toward an end-of-semester deadline to deliver specific recommendations to President Martha E. Pollack.

For two African Cornell undergrads, the UN unveils a world of opportunity

Brenda Umutoniwase ’20 and Grace Giramahoro ’20, found a Cornell student trip to United Nations Feb. 16 enlightening.

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Grant seeks to diversify participation in biology, biomedical graduate studies

A new initiative aims to increase participation rates and enhance the success of under-represented ethnic minorities and students who are deaf or hard of hearing in biological and biomedical graduate fields at Cornell.

Disability need not define achievement, Hernández says

As part of Cornell's Disability Awareness Month campaign, Sara Hernández, MRP '07, associate dean for inclusion and student engagement in the Graduate School, discusses her experiences with having a hidden disability.

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Soup & Hope speaker uses love of languages to push for social change

José Armando Fernandez Guerrero draws from his past and his love of linguistics to begin to help those speaking an indigenous language receive an education.

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Professor to speak on history of sexual minority rights in Zimbabwe

Marc Epprecht, author and professor from Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, will deliver a talk on the struggle for sexual minority rights in Zimbabwe March 7, at 4:30 p.m. in A.D. White House. 

University reaffirms its commitment to, support of undocumented students

The March 5 deadline for ending the DACA program has passed, and the university wants its undocumented students - and prospective students - to know that it stands behind them and has many resources available to support them. 

Volunteer editors enhance Wikipedia content on women artists

The third annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at Cornell will host two group editing sessions on campus Saturday, March 10.