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Snail mail to Wi-Fi: Cornell’s history of remote instruction

The university beginning online classes for the remainder of the semester continues a long history of remote instruction. Liberty Hyde Bailey and Martha Van Rensselaer designed Cornell’s first…

First-gen faculty use experience to mentor first-gen students

Many Cornell faculty members use their own experience as first-generation college students to mentor their current first-gen students. Cornell offers numerous resources to empower first-gen students…

Online Learning Community event highlights accessibility

The Cornell Online Learning Community’s annual event, held in person and virtually on March 4 in G10 Biotech, highlighted tools and possibilities for improving accessibility in online learning.

‘First, but never alone’: Cornell joins first-generation initiative

Cornell has been recognized for its ongoing commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes for its first-generation students.

Wikipedia project promotes women artists

The fifth Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon, March 6 at Cornell, invites volunteer editors to improve overall content and gender balance on Wikipedia.

‘Making the turn’: from inmate to scholar

Darryl Epps is among the hundreds of men incarcerated in New York who have transformed themselves through the Cornell Prison Education Program. CPEP reduces recidivism and saves taxpayers millions…

Salaam promotes value of resilience, faith in MLK Lecture

Yusef Salaam, one of the five teenagers wrongly convicted in the Central Park jogger case in 1990, gave the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture Feb. 17 in Sage Chapel.

Program empowers aspiring black entrepreneurs

Black Entrepreneurs in Training, now in its second year, aims to increase entrepreneurship among students of color at Cornell, and generate a visible group of black alumni who’ve founded successful…

Workplace inclusivity podcast launches Season 3

The third season of the Inclusive Excellence podcast, produced by the Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity, launched Feb. 5.

Garcia, Burrow receive inaugural faculty diversity award

Maria Cristina Garcia, from the College of Arts and Sciences, and Anthony Burrow, from the College of Human Ecology, have won the inaugural Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching and…