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Grants to improve access to care for NYC blood cancer patients

A Weill Cornell Medicine research team will receive $1.3 million over five years to address socioeconomic and racial disparities and increase access to clinical trials for underserved patients with…

$2M gift to grow CATALYST Academy for minority students

The College of Engineering will grow the number of students it invites to its CATALYST Academy – a program aimed at inspiring minority students to study engineering – thanks to a $2 million gift from…

In historic vote, Eve De Rosa elected dean of faculty

For the first time in 149 years, Cornell’s faculty has elected a woman, person of color, and professor from the College of Human Ecology as dean of faculty. Her term starts July 1.

Spirituality on campus: all about finding meaning

Oliver Goodrich and everybody associated with the Office of Spirituality and Meaning-Making, which includes Cornell United Religious Work, are helping people discover purpose in their lives during a…

Radio show features Derek Chang on anti-Asian/Pacific Islander bias

The May 4 episode of All Things Equal featured Derek Chang, Cornell Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies. Chang discussed the context and history of the rise in anti-Asian/…

Africana Library exhibit explores MLK’s labor activism

Exhibit features MLK's ties to labor movement 

Panel: Pandemic and protests laid economic injustices bare

Four faculty members and a Washington Post reporter discussed the ways racism shapes economic policies, and how economic policies shape inequality in America – historically and today.

Panelists discuss ways to address harassment

The discussion followed the screening of the award-winning documentary, “Picture a Scientist,” about three women scientists who confronted harassment and made science more equitable.

Weill Cornell Medicine addresses vaccine hesitancy, access

Diversity leaders at Weill Cornell Medicine have launched ambitious community vaccination and education efforts, with the goal of improving uptake and helping those who are reluctant to get the…

‘Emancipation’s Daughters’ celebrates five iconic Black women

In her new book, Riche Richardson examines iconic Black women leaders who have contested racial stereotypes and constructed new national narratives of Black womanhood in the United States.