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An undergrad’s Middle Eastern-flavored snacks that aim to minimize menstrual cramps – and that have been tested in a pilot study on campus – are now on sale through her company, Aunt Flo’s Kitchen.

A focus will be introducing the idea of entrepreneurship to students who have never thought about it before.

Openly gay men were more likely than those who conceal their sexual orientation to seek care for mpox last year during a global outbreak that disproportionately affected their community, researchers from Cornell and the University of Toronto found.

The course is designed to give students the tools to be able to both recognize manifestations of antisemitism as well as other forms of bigotry and confront and counter them effectively.

A Cornell historian says one of the most important aspects of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy was his insistence on speaking up against social and economic injustice.

Fatphobia, says philosopher Kate Manne, has become a vital social justice issue. In her new book, “Unshrinking: How to Face Fatphobia,” Manne draws on personal experience as well as scientific research.

A Cornell graduate student partners with library experts to create an online collection of images of the Philippines during the early days of American annexation.

A new working group, co-founded by Cornell faculty, invites a community of Black scholars, educators and activists to reflect on their girlhoods – all in order to better serve the Black girls with whom they work.

In a new book, Professor Parisa Vaziri explores how Iranian cinema preserves the legacy of Indian Ocean slavery. Vaziri said she wrote to “discard the tired clichés that have traditionally haunted the scholarly literature on Indian Ocean slavery.” 

Engaging middle-school students in brief mindfulness exercises could boost their reading performance – and could offer an effective intervention to help youth from historically minoritized backgrounds, according to a new Cornell study.