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Online game replicates frustrations of research and disability

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.

Info sci student’s startup seeks to elevate Black businesses

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.

CTI launches June inclusive teaching programs

This June, the Center for Teaching Innovation is offering a series of online programs on inclusive teaching for the Cornell community.

Cornell Students 4 Black Lives wins annual Perkins Prize

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.

Faculty profiles: From circular construction to academic law ambition

Meet Felix Heisel, Madeline Kneeland, Michelle Moyal and Brian Richardson, who are bringing their expertise to Cornell.

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Cornell shares land acknowledgement

The university’s acknowledgment states that the Ithaca campus is located on the traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ', also known as the Cayuga Nation.

Grants to improve access to care for NYC blood cancer patients

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.

$2M gift to grow CATALYST Academy for minority students

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.

In historic vote, Eve De Rosa elected dean of faculty

For the first time in 149 years, Cornell’s faculty has elected a woman, person of color, and professor from the College of Human Ecology as dean of faculty. Her term starts July 1.