For more than 75 years, students have made Watermargin a home

Alumni and current members look back at the history of the pioneering co-op, which led the way in creating an interracial, interfaith house as a nondiscriminatory ideal.

The Inclusive Excellence Podcast: What makes mentorships meaningful?

In this episode of the Inclusive Excellence Podcast, Erin Sember-Chase and Toral Patel are joined by longtime Cornell colleagues and alums Barbara Oh, Ph.D. ‘17 and Cate Thompson ‘83 to discuss mentorship and how it has enhanced their personal and professional experiences at the university.

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By Graduate TAs, for Graduate TAs: Belonging at Cornell mini grant funds 2023 Advanced Graduate Teaching Cohort

Kim Webb and Rink Tacoma-Fogel used a Belonging at Cornell mini-grant to create the Advanced Graduate Teaching Cohort to help graduate students develop their teaching skills, and to build a diverse and collaborative community of scholars.

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With ‘Cramp Bites,’ student creates remedy to relieve period pain

An undergrad’s Middle Eastern-flavored snacks that aim to minimize menstrual cramps – and that have been tested in a pilot study on campus – are now on sale through her company, Aunt Flo’s Kitchen.

PCCW grant helps support diverse student entrepreneurs

A focus will be introducing the idea of entrepreneurship to students who have never thought about it before.

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Concealing sexual identity may have impeded mpox care for some men

Openly gay men were more likely than those who conceal their sexual orientation to seek care for mpox last year during a global outbreak that disproportionately affected their community, researchers from Cornell and the University of Toronto found.

Course on antisemitism and the law debuts in spring semester

The course is designed to give students the tools to be able to both recognize manifestations of antisemitism as well as other forms of bigotry and confront and counter them effectively.

Breaking silence: Speak up to honor MLK Jr., historian says

A Cornell historian says one of the most important aspects of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy was his insistence on speaking up against social and economic injustice.

‘Fatphobia’ a form of oppression, says philosopher Kate Manne

Fatphobia, says philosopher Kate Manne, has become a vital social justice issue. In her new book, “Unshrinking: How to Face Fatphobia,” Manne draws on personal experience as well as scientific research.