Nine Afghan undergraduates from Bangladesh-based Asian University for Women, who fled their country after the Taliban took control in August 2021, have been admitted as Cornell students with full financial aid.
Cornell’s Society for the Humanities will kick off its 2022-23 theme of “Repair” with a community read of “The Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫɁ People in the Cayuga Lake Region. A Brief History” by Kurt Jordan, associate professor of anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Presidential Advisors on Diversity and Equity have awarded three Belonging at Cornell innovation grants for 2022 programming, for projects addressing a range of topics involving diversity, equity and inclusion on all of Cornell’s campuses.
Now in its third year, CSMore has grown into a rigorous one-month program for potential CS majors, complete with course prep, faculty research talks, a full slate of social activities, and networking opportunities with major companies.
A new peer mentor program offered by the Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives aims to help first-year or transfer students from underrepresented or underserved groups navigate Cornell, find community and opportunities, and succeed academically.