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Two faculty members – one studying killer fungi and the other using yeast to find safer painkillers – are winners of Schwartz grants, given annually to female faculty or faculty who enhance the diversity, equity and inclusion goals of the university.

In the new book-length work, “School of Instructions: A Poem,” Ishion Hutchinson writes of the psychic and physical terrors of West Indian soldiers volunteering in British regiments in the Middle East during World War I.

New research provides educators, mental health practitioners and youth-serving organizations with a blueprint for co-creating spaces where Black girls feel seen, heard and honored.

This year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Feb. 19 will focus on the importance of understanding and addressing systems of oppression and their impact on multiple identities, including race and gender.

Identical twins Ashley and Verena Padres ’26 fell in love with the idea of space exploration and working together at an early age – now they employ and enjoy that spirit of curiosity and collaboration at Cornell.     

At the height of the Civil War, 9-year-old George W. Fields made a daring escape to freedom with his family. He’d go on to become a member of Cornell Law School’s first graduating class, in 1890.

Leading academics from around the country will join Cornell experts in a semester-long series, “Antisemitism and Islamophobia Examined,” in addition to a number of other talks exploring these critical issues.

Alumni and current members look back at the history of the pioneering co-op, which led the way in creating an interracial, interfaith house as a nondiscriminatory ideal.

In this episode of the Inclusive Excellence Podcast, Erin Sember-Chase and Toral Patel are joined by longtime Cornell colleagues and alums Barbara Oh, Ph.D. ‘17 and Cate Thompson ‘83 to discuss mentorship and how it has enhanced their personal and professional experiences at the university.

Kim Webb and Rink Tacoma-Fogel used a Belonging at Cornell mini-grant to create the Advanced Graduate Teaching Cohort to help graduate students develop their teaching skills, and to build a diverse and collaborative community of scholars.