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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.