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High school programming prelim emphasizes learning

The third annual Cornell High School Programming Contest Warm Up, a virtual computer programming competition, was less a contest and more a chance for budding programmers to hone their skills.

Oluo offers practical antiracism strategies in MLK Lecture

Ijeoma Oluo, author of “Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America,” was the featured speaker at the virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture, held March 1.

New HS scholarship aims to diversify veterinary medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine has created a brand-new scholarship to encourage under-represented high school students to explore veterinary medicine by attending the Cornell University Summer College course, Veterinary Medicine: Small Animal Practice.

All Things Equal features local outreach groups

The March 2 episode of ‘All Things Equal’ featured Tammy Baker and Natalya Coliwitch, Community Outreach Workers for Family and Children’s Services of Ithaca.

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Women in tech program expanding to DC

Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities, led by Cornell Tech-based Break Through Tech and SecondMuse, in partnership with Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures, has launched GET DC as its next city hub.

Charters segregate schools but diversify neighborhoods

Residential and school segregation historically mirrored each other, but charter schools have weakened the link between neighborhood and school assignment, finds research led by Peter Rich.

E-commerce startup Rosie secures $10M in financing

Rosie, a startup founded at Cornell that offers e-commerce solutions for independent grocers and wholesalers, raised $10 million in Series A financing led by Avenue Growth Partners, a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm.

Students, alumni celebrate Black graduate excellence

“Celebrating Black Graduate Excellence at Cornell,” a two-day series of alumni-filled panels, honored the contributions of Black graduate students and the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association.

March 8 event to elevate women artists on Wikipedia

Art + Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon uses the power of research to celebrate the lives and works of underrepresented women artists.

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