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Applications open for CIS summer diversity programs

Applications are now open for two all-expenses-paid summer workshops aimed at encouraging underrepresented minorities to consider careers in academic research.

Staff share experiences in community-engaged work

The second Community Engagement Staff Institute on Jan. 7 drew 70 staff members from across campus to discuss their engagement work with students and ways to strengthen community partnerships.

Inclusive Excellence podcast tackles workplace diversity

The first two seasons of the Cornell Inclusive Excellence podcast, which addresses diversity and inclusion in the workplace, are available for download on the Diversity and Inclusion website.

Online cultural critic wins 2019-20 Nathan Award

Soraya Nadia McDonald, cultural critic for The Undefeated, a website exploring the intersection of race, sports and culture, has been named winner of the 2019-20 Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism.

Learning Where You Live course empowers women

Wonder Women, a “Learning Where You Live” course for North Campus residents, engages participants in discussions with guest speakers over personal definitions of success, decision-making and identity…

Discrimination impacts health of LGBT people, analysis finds

In a review of thousands of peer-reviewed studies, the What We Know Project an initiative of Cornell’s Center for the Study of Inequality, has found a strong link between anti-LGBT discrimination and…

New podcast episode explains inequalities of place

“ZIP Codes Matter,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series, shows how inequality can be tracked across America simply by looking at ZIP codes.

Northeast ADA Center helps inform organization’s compliance

The Northeast ADA Center, in the ILR School’s Yang-Tan Institute, is partnering with Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes to help the organization create a more inclusive environment for…

Soup & Hope returns Jan. 16

The 13th annual Soup & Hope speaker series, which features speakers and stories of hope, with free soup and rolls provided by Cornell Dining, kicks off Jan. 16, 2020, at noon in Sage Chapel.

Cornell’s town-gown awards honor ‘community treasures’

To nurture cooperation between Ithaca’s community groups and Cornell campus organizations, the ninth Cornell Town-Gown Awards recognized key partnerships at a ceremony held Dec. 7 at Ithaca High…