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Orientation offers peer-led guidance, welcomes families

Cornell welcomes more than 4,000 first-year and transfer students to campus Aug. 17-22 with a slate of peer-led Orientation programs and events.

Class of 2022 boasts business owners, researchers and a rodeo champ

Before they’ve taken their first class, Cornell’s 3,325 incoming freshmen could fill a book – or several – with their accomplishments, experiences and interests.

Leading by example: Creating a more inclusive campus community for students

In a Q&A, Vijay Pendakur, Marla Love and Renee Alexander, leaders in the Office of the Dean of Students, reflect on the campus climate and how changes to their office’s structure can help students find a sense of belonging at Cornell.

Dorothy Cotton’s lifetime of service leaves lasting legacy

The celebration of the life and legacy of Dorothy Foreman Cotton Aug. 11 in Bailey Hall provided highlights of her life as a civil rights pioneer, educator and community organizer and called on participants to keep her legacy alive.

Warrior-scholars gain skills, confidence from Cornell experience

For the fourth year, Cornell brings military veterans into the classroom for a week of intensive study and immersion in the world of higher education.

High schoolers learn to create intelligent robots

High school students explored the field of digital intelligence through the CATALYST Academy, a weeklong workshop aimed at inspiring minority students to pursue careers in engineering.

Task force looks to ‘move the needle’ on faculty diversity

The Provost’s Task Force to Enhance Faculty Diversity has issued its report on attracting and retaining outstanding female and underrepresented minority faculty members.

Campus services expand for faculty and staff with disabilities

The university has provided central funding, effective July 1, to help significantly improve the work experience for faculty, staff and visiting or guest lecturers with disabilities.

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CIS programs aim to draw minority STEM students to academic careers

Two free workshops offered by Computing and Information Science brought students to campus with the goal of increasing diversity in STEM fields.