PMA profs’ film earns spot in PBS film festival

“Ghosts” tells the story of three Kiowa children who escaped a government boarding school in the winter of 1891.

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Building a better swim cap for people of color

The Fashion and Body Tech Lab is helping an entrepreneur invent a swim cap that aims to expand access to swimming for people of color and others with diverse hair types.

Naturalization ceremony at Cornell welcomes 38 new citizens

Hailing from Azerbaijan to Uruguay, the new United States citizens from 23 different countries attended the first Tompkins County Naturalization Ceremony since the pandemic. 

Redesigning videoconferencing for, and by, people who stutter

New research and an app aim to make Zoom and other video conferencing platforms less stressful for people with speech diversities, while improving the experience for everyone.

Art, stories, and tours celebrate plants and the Black experience

“Seeds of Survival and Celebration: Plants and the Black Experience” returns for its third and final year at Cornell Botanic Gardens. 

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Leak, Vashistha recognized for excellence in promoting diversity

Professors Tashara M. Leak and Aditya Vashistha are recipients of the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Service through Diversity.

Pinkonomics Podcast covers women in the economy

The Pinkonomics Podcast explores “the economics of womanhood, with perspectives from philosophy, economics, sociology, and law.”

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Cornell startup offers AI-powered math help

Nour Gajial ’26, left, and Yanni Kouloumbis ’26, founded MathGPT to help high school and college students struggling with math understand how to approach their problems step by step.

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Youth program expands to help NYS children with special needs

ACT for Youth, which promotes adolescent health and well-being in New York state, has been awarded $5 million to help local health departments improve care for youth with special needs.