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eCornell gives high school students an analytic edge

A collaboration between eCornell and the nonprofit National Education Equity Lab is giving high school students in underserved communities the opportunity to develop skills in business analytics while gaining the confidence to recognize they can excel in college.

Pollack sends message of support for international students

President Martha E. Pollack expressed “unqualified support for our international students,” following new guidelines released by ICE prohibiting international students from remaining on campus if classes are held online.

A&S alumnus establishes scholarship for Black students

A $1 million gift from Robert ’92 and Carola Jain to the College of Arts and Sciences will support Black A&S students with demonstrated need, and others who enhance Cornell’s diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Assié-Lumumba leads Institute for African Development

N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba began her term as director of the Einaudi Center's Institute for African Development July 1. She is leading IAD’s contributions to the center’s new thematic initiative on global racial justice.

Law clinic helps NYTimes win access to COVID-19 data on race

The Cornell Law School First Amendment Clinic, working on behalf of its client, The New York Times, helped secure the release by the Center for Disease Control of previously unseen data that provides the most detailed look yet at nearly 1.5 million American coronavirus patients.

Podcast examines ‘Blackness at Cornell’

The latest episode in the Inclusive Excellence podcast series, presented by the office of Diversity and Inclusion at Cornell, shares thoughts from faculty and staff on “Blackness at Cornell.”

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Summer program aims to lower barriers for CS majors

A new summer program, held virtually from June 1-22, aimed to boost the numbers of computer science majors from underrepresented backgrounds.

Graduate School recognizes diversity, inclusion

Students, faculty, and staff were recognized for their contributions to diversity and inclusion at Cornell during the 2020 Graduate Diversity and Inclusion Awards and Recognition Celebration, held June 12 on Zoom.

Richardson explores Rosa Parks’ life in new animated video

“The Hidden Life of Rosa Parks,” a new TED-Ed animated video written by Riché Richardson, explores Parks’ work with the NAACP, bus boycotts, and her lifelong fight against racial inequality.