Same-race friends help teens connect to school

New Cornell psychology research highlights the power of peers to influence adolescents’ sense of belonging in diverse schools.

First Black fraternity to build monument at its birthplace

The founding chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha will celebrate the acquisition of two properties in Ithaca – its birthplace and its first physical chapter house – during events from May 13-15.

Victorian medicine shaped modern concepts of race

Medical statistics compiled and published by the British military played an important role in introducing “race” as a categorical reality, according to Professor Suman Seth.

Weill Cornell instills social justice, health equity in medical education

The Anti-Racism Curriculum Committee at Weill Cornell Medicine is charged with reinvigorating the curriculum to ensure that medical students gain a firm understanding of how social, economic and policy factors influence health outcomes.

A&S chooses first Nexus Scholars for summer research

As the first class of Nexus Scholars, funded entirely through philanthropy, 50 undergrads in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in paid research projects in Ithaca this summer with faculty from throughout the college.

Underserved high schoolers now thriving in college credit Cornell program

"I saw what I am capable of when I am challenged" - that's what University of Buffalo freshman Donovan Blount says about a course developed at Cornell by two professors in the Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy. The leader of a national education equity organization says professors Maria Fitzpatrick and Matthew Hall are "academic heroes."

Around Cornell

Student veteran Roland Molina ’22 continues to serve

As a student at Cornell and president of the Cornell Undergraduate Veterans Association, Roland Molina ’22 has dedicated himself to advocating for student veterans and strengthening the veteran community on campus.

Talks mark exhibits, campus LGBTQ milestones

"Radical Desire" symposium brings prominent LGBTQ speakers to campus.

Around Cornell

“Startup Cornell” podcast features founder of AfriTrip Advisors Morocco

Ghali Jorio ’22 is the founder of AfriTrip Advisors Morocco, a travel company that offers private and customized trips around Morocco.

Around Cornell