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Summer CIS programs foster diversity, community

Diversity is a major priority of the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, and three summer offerings – CSMore, SoNIC and the Designing Technology for Social Impact…

Black patients with liver disease may face obstacles to transplants

Black patients who have chronic liver failure, also known as end-stage liver disease, are less likely to be placed on a waiting list for a life-saving liver transplant than other racial and ethnic…

Kevin Jensen named executive director of financial aid

Jensen, who is committed to advancing diversity, will lead the team that awards hundreds of millions of dollars annually in support of Cornell’s need-blind admission and affordability policies.

Satellite monitoring documents cultural heritage at risk

Cornell researchers are using satellite imagery to protect endangered and damaged cultural heritage in the South Caucasus, where an ethnic conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has raged for…

July Fourth and early Black Americans: It’s complicated

Black citizens in early America confronted a "national double-speak" in which white Americans celebrated freedom while supporting the enslavement of Black people.

Radio interview examines pandemic impacts on K12 education

TST BOCES Superintendent discusses meeting the needs of K12 students and school districts during the pandemic.

Lewis, Michener honored for diversity contributions

Mark E. Lewis, director of the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, and Jamila Michener, associate professor of government, are the recipients of this year’s Faculty Award for…

Radio interview highlights "ABCs of Black History" community engagement project

Radio interview highlights CU Black Students' United community engagement initiative

Twenty receive awards recognizing inclusive excellence

Students, faculty and staff were recognized for their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and excellence within the graduate community at the 2021 Graduate Diversity and Inclusion Awards…

Report outlines how to make care systems more equitable

Women of color help form the backbone of the frontline direct care workforce, yet confront challenges accessing the care they need for themselves and their families, according to a new report…