With a grant from the Society for the Humanities, Julia Chang has developed an online game with an undergrad computer science researcher, based on her research on disability in modern Spain. The game will launch during an online event June 2 at 2 p.m.
For entrepreneurs of color, seed funding can be hard to come by. Anthonia Carter, a doctoral student in the field of information science, is addressing that problem with EGK Starters, which is helping people of color access the venture capital industry.
A student-led organization that last year formed a diverse coalition of more than 290 organizations was awarded the 26th annual James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial and Intercultural Peace and Harmony during a virtual ceremony May 6.
A Weill Cornell Medicine research team will receive $1.3 million over five years to address socioeconomic and racial disparities and increase access to clinical trials for underserved patients with blood cancers living in Brooklyn and Queens.
The College of Engineering will grow the number of students it invites to its CATALYST Academy – a program aimed at inspiring minority students to study engineering – thanks to a $2 million gift from Peter Wright ’75, MBA ’76.