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Inclusive messages boost women’s participation in online STEM classes

A new study found that adding a photo of women and an inclusivity statement to a Facebook ad for a computer science course increased the number of women who clicked on the ad by 26 percent.

Vigil honors victims of the New Zealand mosque shootings

Yasin Ahmed, Cornell’s Muslim chaplain, led a vigil March 18 on Ho Plaza to remember the 50 people killed in the March 15 shootings at two mosques in New Zealand.

Lean into uncertainty, AVP Winfield says at Soup & Hope

Speaking March 14 to an audience of more than 100 in Sage Chapel in the latest installment of Soup & Hope, Winfield said she learned that leaning into uncertainty unleashes the power of…

Diversity Preview Weekend gives glimpse of grad programs

The third annual Diversity Preview Weekend, held March 7-10, brought underrepresented minority students to Cornell to learn about the university and gain confidence to apply to graduate school.

Cornellians win Cook Awards for improving campus climate for women

Students, staff and faculty members who exceeded their job responsibilities to enhance the atmosphere for women at Cornell were recognized at the 20th Cook Awards luncheon March 12.

Symposium welcomes artists, public to explore feminist performance

Visiting artists and directors will join local artists, scholars and activists for “Feminist Directions” March 15-16 at the Schwartz Center, a public symposium with interactive lectures, performances…

Imani Majied ’19 recounts her journey toward service

At Soup & Hope Feb. 28, Imani Majied '19 described how she moved past labels to define her self-worth and focused instead on service to others and a purpose outside herself.

Cornell launches institute for women’s entrepreneurship

The Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell offers a free, 12-week online business certificate program, which gives entrepreneurs the skills, knowledge and resources to…

Edit-a-thon March 8 raises profile of women and the arts on Wikipedia

Cornell’s fourth annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, March 8 at Olin Library, contributes to enhancing and expanding the site’s coverage of notable women and a range of topics across…

CIS, Cornell Tech host first-ever programming contest for high school girls

Female students from more than 20 high schools in upstate New York and New York City competed Feb. 23 in Cornell’s first High School Girls Programming Contest.