McNair scholars advocate on Capitol Hill for TRIO programs

McNair scholars from Cornell and Upward Bound students visited the Capitol Hill offices of lawmakers from eight states to advocate for the educational access programs.

Kate Walsh named dean of School of Hotel Administration

Kate Walsh, MPS ’90, has been named the seventh dean of the School of Hotel Administration, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 16. She is the first female dean of the Hotel School and the second alumnus to lead it.

Workshop to bolster minority computer science Ph.D.s

A SoNIC (software-defined network interface) Summer Research Workshop will increase exposure to computer science for for 13 minority students on campus this June.

Atkinson's Academic Venture Fund awards $1.8M to 15 projects

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future's Academic Venture Fund awarded $1.8 million in 2017, with 15 grants to seed novel approaches to some of the world's greatest sustainability challenges.

First Posse graduates reflect on their journeys

On the day before graduation, Posse staff from Cornell's program as well as leaders from the national Posse office gathered to honor the graduates and wish them well.

Warrior-Scholar Project veterans are Cornell-ready

The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP), which helps veterans transition from a military to academic environment through one week of classes at a college or university, will be offered at Cornell for the third year this summer, July 23-30.

Seeds and knowledge shared at 'Planting Moon' gathering

Cornell researchers and Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) growers discussed indigenous knowledge and traditional agricultural practices at a symposium at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Seven first-generation graduates join Teach For America

Teach For America has accepted 33 Cornellians into its roster of teachers beginning this fall, seven of whom are first-generation graduates. Ava Ramsundar '17 and Travis Ghirdharie '17 explain why they were interested in the program.

Diaz's study of art collective journeys into Chicano/a culture

In a new book, assistant professor Ella Maria Diaz explores the Royal Chicano Air Force collective, from its murals in Sacramento, California to texts, cultural engagement, education and activism.