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The university beginning online classes for the remainder of the semester continues a long history of remote instruction. Liberty Hyde Bailey and Martha Van Rensselaer designed Cornell’s first correspondence courses in 1896 and 1900, respectively.

Many Cornell faculty members use their own experience as first-generation college students to mentor their current first-gen students. Cornell offers numerous resources to empower first-gen students to thrive at college.

The Cornell Online Learning Community’s annual event, held in person and virtually on March 4 in G10 Biotech, highlighted tools and possibilities for improving accessibility in online learning.

Cornell has been recognized for its ongoing commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes for its first-generation students.

The fifth Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon, March 6 at Cornell, invites volunteer editors to improve overall content and gender balance on Wikipedia.

Darryl Epps is among the hundreds of men incarcerated in New York who have transformed themselves through the Cornell Prison Education Program. CPEP reduces recidivism and saves taxpayers millions with college behind bars. 

Yusef Salaam, one of the five teenagers wrongly convicted in the Central Park jogger case in 1990, gave the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture Feb. 17 in Sage Chapel.

Black Entrepreneurs in Training, now in its second year, aims to increase entrepreneurship among students of color at Cornell, and generate a visible group of black alumni who’ve founded successful companies.

The third season of the Inclusive Excellence podcast, produced by the Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity, launched Feb. 5.

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