Improving care of hospitalized patients with HIV in Tanzania

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have shown that three months of social worker follow-up support to people hospitalized with HIV in Tanzania had health benefits at low cost.

Choosing connection: Physics professor teaches Arab youth in Israel

Professor Yuval Grossman has been traveling to Israel to lead math and physics activities with young people in Arab villages since 2019. His most recent trip was in January.

The Inclusive Excellence Podcast: “The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war”

In this episode of the Inclusive Excellence Podcast, Erin Sember-Chase and Toral Patel are joined by Ati Alipour, assistant ombuds in the Cornell University Ombuds Office, to share insight on addressing and navigating conflicts in everyday work and life.

Around Cornell

Code Afrique returns to Ghana to share opportunities in tech

Ghana’s fledgling tech sector has a chicken-and-egg problem: To grow, it needs trained, local workers, but without existing job opportunities, students don’t pursue degrees in computer science.

Students to discuss navigating identities abroad

Panelists who have studied in countries ranging from Denmark to Singapore will speak about their perspectives on gender, sexuality, race and identities that impacted them while abroad during an upcoming global freedom of expression event.

Students in DC examine antisemitism, Islamophobia

Students from the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy’s Cornell in Washington program will have an opportunity to observe in person how policymakers contend with Islamophobia and antisemitism at a White House briefing on March 14.

‘Queen of crosswords’ recovers the puzzle’s feminist side

In “The Riddles of the Sphinx: Inheriting a Feminist History of the Crossword Puzzle,” media scholar Anna Shechtman combines a history of the crossword highlighting its early women innovators with her memoir of a personal challenge.

Award-winning activist to deliver Inclusive Excellence keynote

Raquel Willis, an award-winning activist, journalist and media strategist dedicated to collective liberation, especially for Black trans individuals, will deliver the keynote speech at Cornell’s Inclusive Excellence Summit on March 26.

Talk focuses on academic freedom post Oct. 7

On March 13, the Department of Near Eastern Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences will host “Academic Freedom and Middle East Scholars after Oct. 7,” one of Cornell’s Freedom of Expression theme year events.