New group unites, empowers female students of color

The student group Women Leaders of Color hosts events open to all students and aims to increase representation of women of color in leadership positions across professions.

Classes, community show ‘Ukraine is not only a country at war’

A few times a week, songs from Ukraine can be heard coming from a classroom in Goldwin Smith Hall, as Cornell’s Ukrainian program brings the country’s culture to campus through language learning, folk tradition and history.

ILR partnering with HBCUs to study Black worker organizing

Project findings are expected to yield richer detail on the experiences of Black workers in the South and may translate to more impactful organizing efforts in the future.

Grow-NY winners aim to make regional economic impact

Hypercell Technologies of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, was named the $1 million grand prize winner of the fifth annual Grow-NY Food and Agriculture business competition. Six other winners split a combined $3 million in awards.

Weill Cornell Medicine to open medical research center

Weill Cornell Medicine is dramatically expanding its campus and research footprint in New York City by securing five floors of 1334 York Ave., the current home of Sotheby's auction house.

New grant to broaden support for hardware entrepreneurs

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works is set to expand its hardware accelerator programs thanks to $4 million in grants from local and federal sources.

Report: Apprenticeships can drive inclusive clean energy economy

The ILR School’s Climate Jobs Institute will share its new report, “Building an Equitable, Diverse and Unionized Clean Energy Economy: What We Can Learn from Apprenticeship Readiness,” at an in-person and online event on Nov. 30.

Bitcoin could support renewable energy development

A new study calculated renewable energy projects' potential to profit from bitcoin mining during the precommercial development phase, when a wind or solar farm is generating electricity, but has not yet been integrated into the grid. 

Talk explores connections of antisemitism, Islamophobia, racism

Professor Ross Brann discussed how racist depictions of the behavior and appearance of Jews and Muslims encouraged ancient peoples to view them as others in a talk held Nov. 16 in the Alice Statler Auditorium in Statler Hall.