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Weill Cornell Medicine addresses vaccine hesitancy, access

Diversity leaders at Weill Cornell Medicine have launched ambitious community vaccination and education efforts, with the goal of improving uptake and helping those who are reluctant to get the vaccine.

‘Emancipation’s Daughters’ celebrates five iconic Black women

In her new book, Riche Richardson examines iconic Black women leaders who have contested racial stereotypes and constructed new national narratives of Black womanhood in the United States.

Program will support diverse founders of climate tech startups

Diversity in ClimateTech is a new entrepreneurship program powered by Cornell and Chloe Capital, and supported by NYSERDA, with the purpose of supporting underrepresented innovators working on cleantech solutions in the Southern Tier.

Final ‘Racism in America’ webinar to focus on economic system

In the final webinar of the College of Arts and Sciences’ yearlong series, “Racism in America,” panelists will focus on the impact that racism has on the economy. The event is on April 27 at 7 p.m.

Produce Safety Alliance offers training in new languages

Recognizing that produce is grown and harvested by farmers of many different backgrounds, the Cornell Produce Safety Alliance has expanded to include education and training for Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese speaking growers in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Teach-in scheduled to confront anti-Asian bias

Avery August, vice provost for academic affairs and presidential advisor on diversity and equity, and Wendy Wolford, vice provost for international affairs, issued a statement April 15 providing resources for confronting anti-Asian bias, including a teach-in May 7.

Water crisis took toll on Flint adults’ physical, mental health

The Michigan city’s adult residents suffered a range of adverse health symptoms potentially linked to the water crisis that began in 2014, with Black residents affected disproportionately, according to new research.

Study: Ag policy in India needs to account for domestic workload

Women’s increased agricultural labor during harvest season, in addition to domestic house care, often comes at the cost of their health, according to new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition.

Teaching assistant award winners encourage new perspectives on learning

The Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) has selected doctoral students Giulia Andreoni and Vasilis Charisopoulos as recipients of the 2020-2021 Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

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