Michener testifies to House on role of universal health insurance

Cornell professor Jamila Michener testified March 29 before a congressional committee that universal health insurance coverage would not only address health inequities among people of color, but strengthen the U.S. democracy.

Soup & Hope creates connection through storytelling

Celebrating its 15th year at Cornell, the 2022 Soup & Hope speaker series returned to Sage Chapel after more than a year on Zoom with stories of transformation and empowerment – a theme that resonated with participants as the world continues to grow and change through the pandemic.

First group of Zhu Fellows named in Arts & Sciences

Four doctoral students studying fields in the College of Arts & Sciences are the inaugural recipients of the Zhu Family Graduate Fellowships in the Humanities.

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Sophomore earns spot in summer program in D.C.

Mar’Quon Frederick will spend the summers of 2022 and 2023 in Washington, D.C., participating in internships, seminars on government and economics, and leadership and professional development workshops.

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Classroom tips, resources provided in new LGBTQ guide

Faculty seeking to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for their LGBTQ colleagues and students have a new resource guide available to them.

Migrations project helps refugees claim health care rights

A Cornell collaboration crossing medicine, law, technology and communication is aiming to encourage the use of health care benefits by refugees in the U.S. – who often suffer poor health but are using these entitlements less than they have in the past.

NASA engineer is Alabama’s first certified Black woman winemaker

After honing her wine skills through eCornell classes, NASA engineer Rada Griffin launched Anissa Wakefield Wines, becoming the first certified Black woman winemaker in Alabama.

LinkedIn, Cornell Bowers CIS launch strategic partnership

A multimillion-dollar grant from LinkedIn to the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science has launched a long-term, strategic partnership to support research in artificial intelligence, and to bolster diversity initiatives within the college.

2022 W.E. Cornell cohort celebrates STEM innovation

A select group of student entrepreneurs are chosen from W.E. Cornell's fall cohort to participate in its spring cohort where they conduct customer discovery and hone their business models. 

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