Oct. 26 panel focuses on Israel-Palestine conflict

The Department of Near Eastern Studies offers “Understanding Events in Israel – Palestine” from 5-6:30 p.m. in Room G22 of Goldwin Smith Hall.

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Online learning widens gap for minority students

After the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, students belonging to underrepresented ethnic minority groups struggled to bounce back academically as compared with their non-minority classmates.

‘Desdemona’ celebrates Morrison’s Nobel Prize anniversary

As part of the 30th anniversary celebration of Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55, winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, Cornell will present the author’s “Desdemona” Oct. 27 and 28 at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

Pollack honored with national graduate study diversity award

President Martha E. Pollack has won a national award for her higher-ed leadership in advancing equity in graduate education in STEM-related fields.

Cornell awarded for excellence in diversity and inclusion

Cornell University has been awarded the 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for its outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Student hackathons focus on food, ag, animals, health and business services

The hackathons, run by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, are open to undergraduate and graduate students from any field and major and take place from Friday evenings through Sunday afternoon.

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Life Transitions Closet offers gender-affirming support

The Life Transitions Closet offers free, gender-affirming clothes to queer, trans and nonbinary students, or anyone going through a transitory period.

Schwartz research award applications due Dec. 8

Schwartz Research Fund applications are due Dec. 8; two awards of up to $25,000 apiece will be given to female faculty or faculty who enhance the diversity, equity and inclusion goals of the university and whose work is in the life sciences.

Inclusive Excellence Podcast: A first-gen experience through Cornell with Angela Herrera-Canfield

In this episode of the Inclusive Excellence Podcast, Erin Sember-Chase and Toral Patel sit down with Angela Herrera-Canfield, director of undergraduate admissions for the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell, to discuss her experience as a first-generation college student at the university and how it impacts the way she approaches her work.

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