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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.

Mellon Mays fellows share research at Cornell conference

Cornell hosted students from five universities for the annual Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference April 21-22 on campus.

Critique, compassion are 'Side by Side' in Biennial artist's work

"Side by Side," artist Pepón Osorio's Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial installation in Rand Hall, depicts one local family in the context of empathy as a point of contact within social systems.

Grad students offer diverse suppliers a better shot at growth

Big Red Consulting student teams presented their ideas for helping Cornell suppliers who are women, minorities or veterans grow their businesses.

Student, staff, faculty diversity honored with OADI awards

At the fourth annual Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives’ Honors Awards Ceremony May 5, Cornellians received awards awards named after Cornell trailblazers.

Camp Campbell inspires Cornell women food scientists

Denise Morrison, president and CEO of Campbell Soup Co., visited Cornell May 4 with a message for female food scientists: You too can be leaders in the food systems industry.

Financial aid policy change will benefit more undergraduates

Starting in fall 2018, new Cornell undergraduate students from middle-income families will benefit from more expansive financial aid from the university. The new policy broadens eligibility requirements for reduced loans.

Class gathers oral histories of Caribbean residents in Brooklyn

Oneka LaBennett's students in oral history and urban ethnography over spring break recorded the life stories of Caribbean immigrants living and working in a rapidly gentrifying part of Brooklyn.