Male teaching assistants are more likely to receive higher ratings than their female counterparts, and both genders are perceived as more valuable when exhibiting traits historically associated with their respective roles in society, a Cornell study finds.
Debra Lee, former CEO of Black Entertainment Television, spoke to the Cornell community Feb. 20 about her journey from growing up in the segregated South to shattering glass ceilings while becoming one of the most powerful businesspeople in America.
Renowned architect Mabel O. Wilson, widely recognized for her explorations of race, historical narratives, archives and the built environment, will visit campus as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large for a series of talks, classroom visits and seminars from March 4-8, including a keynote lecture on March 7.
Hosts Erin Sember-Chase and Toral Patel are joined by Wai-Kwong Wong and Jasmine Jay of Cornell’s Faculty & Staff Assistance Program. They explore the evolution of mental health in the workplace and discuss prioritizing well-being.
A systematic analysis of 40 years of studies on public crop breeding programs found that cereal grains receive significantly more research attention than other crops important for food security and only 33% of studies sought input from both men and women.
A hostile environment that threatens Latino noncitizens with deportation is associated with psychological distress among not only Latino noncitizens but also Latino U.S. citizens who aren’t vulnerable to deportation, a Cornell-led research group found.
Two faculty members – one studying killer fungi and the other using yeast to find safer painkillers – are winners of Schwartz grants, given annually to female faculty or faculty who enhance the diversity, equity and inclusion goals of the university.