Cornell celebrates veterans, earns Purple Heart designation

Cornell honored its military community at the second annual Military/Veterans Reception, celebrating achievements including Cornell’s designation as a Purple Heart University, the only Ivy League institution to receive that recognition.

New name for Women’s Resource Center reflects expanded support

As part of an ongoing goal to better meet the needs of both women and students who identify outside the gender binary, The Women’s Resource Center was renamed the Gender Equity Resource Center on August 7, 2023. 

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Students head across globe thanks to Summer Experience Grant funding

Summer Experience Grants in the College of Arts & Sciences helped 139 students to take minimally-paid or unpaid summer positions this year. 

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International students ‘Prepare’ to succeed – together

Nearly 200 new first-year and transfer students from 49 countries participated in Prepare, a virtual and in-person preorientation for international undergraduates, offered by the Office of Global Learning, part of Global Cornell.

National Mall installation invites public to ‘let freedom ring’

An interactive bell tower designed by Paul Ramírez Jonas is one of six artworks featured in “Beyond Granite: Pulling Together,” which aims to create a more inclusive commemorative landscape on the mall.

Few in US recognize inequities of climate change

Despite broad scientific consensus that climate change has more serious consequences for some groups – particularly those already socially or economically disadvantaged – a large swath of people in the U.S. doesn’t see it that way.

Algorithm overlooks Spanish speakers in online SNAP ads

A Cornell-led team found the algorithm behind Google Ads charged far more to deliver online ads to Spanish speakers about the benefits of SNAP, formerly known as food stamps.

Young African leaders find inspiration, confidence at Cornell

A cohort of 25 Mandela Washington Fellows spent the summer on campus developing their leadership and expertise, in a program they said will have enduring impact on their lives and work.

Retiree Laura Robert develops her art and mind through Cornell SCE's Part-time Study program

Since retiring from her work as stacks manager at the Cornell Law Library in 2014, Robert has taken full advantage of a benefit awarded to Cornell retirees: Part-time Study, offered by the School of Continuing Education(SCE). Part-time Study allows Cornell retirees to take up to six credits at Cornell every semester with permission from the instructor, for free. 

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