Hosts Erin Sember-Chase and Toral Patel are joined by Wai-Kwong Wong and Jasmine Jay of Cornell’s Faculty & Staff Assistance Program. They explore the evolution of mental health in the workplace and discuss prioritizing well-being.
Two faculty members – one studying killer fungi and the other using yeast to find safer painkillers – are winners of Schwartz grants, given annually to female faculty or faculty who enhance the diversity, equity and inclusion goals of the university.
In the new book-length work, “School of Instructions: A Poem,” Ishion Hutchinson writes of the psychic and physical terrors of West Indian soldiers volunteering in British regiments in the Middle East during World War I.
According to Carl Cornell’s surname, one would think he was destined for the university. However, his path to Cornell has been anything but traditional. In this episode of the Inclusive Excellence Podcast, he joins Erin Sember-Chase to discuss his background and identities and how they have empowered him to ignite change across the university.
Alessio Accardi, professor of physiology and biophysics in anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant for fundamental research on cell membrane proteins that have critical roles in biology and are involved in numerous human diseases.