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.

Around Cornell

Manuel Muñoz, MFA ’98, wins MacArthur ‘genius grant’

Novelist and short-story writer Manuel Muñoz, M.F.A. ’98, has been awarded a $800,000 “genius grant” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Coming home: Gayogohó:nǫˀ language programs expand reach

Four Cornell-funded projects are expanding efforts to preserve and highlight the Gayogohó:nǫˀ (Cayuga Nation) language and culture, in western New York and throughout the country.

Prominent Thai author speaks about her new novel

Veeraporn Nitiprapha's book tells the story of one family from the beginning of the 20th century until the 1970s.

Around Cornell

Scholars spearhead anthology of women’s theater writing

Two College of Arts and Sciences scholars have published the first wide-ranging anthology of theater theory and dramatic criticism by women and woman-identified writers, with entries by more than 80 scholars, including Cornell faculty and alumni.

Organizing can give tenants power to effect change

In new research, Jamila Michener, associate professor of government, demonstrates how people within racially and economically marginalized communities can, through organizing, build political power in response to poor living conditions.

Michener to direct new Center for Racial Justice and Equitable Futures

For her breadth of scholarship on racism and bias, Jamila Michener has been named the inaugural director of the university’s new center aimed at developing just and equitable public policy.

For threatened artists, free expression is political and personal

An event featuring threatened artists from Nicaragua and Afghanistan kicks off Global Cornell’s contribution to this year’s campuswide theme, “The Indispensable Condition: Freedom of Expression at Cornell.”

Master’s degree student persevered from prison to Ivy League

After serving two prison terms totaling more than four years, Thomas Jones, master's student in the ILR School, committed to turning his life around – through education and giving back.