In the season finale of the Inclusive Excellence Podcast, Erin Sember-Chase and Toral Patel are joined by Cal Walker, a retiree of Cornell and longstanding citizen of Ithaca for nearly 50 years. Walker shares his journey from Civil Rights-era Alabama to New York, arriving in Ithaca in 1977 and wasting no time to make a difference in the community.

Journalist Kyaw Hsan Hlaing, who exposed the realities of violence perpetrated by the military in his native Myanmar, has been awarded a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans to support his work toward a Ph.D. in political science at Cornell. 

Professor of Africana studies Riché Richardson says reclaiming country music for the Black community and rebranding the genre as an inclusive space are triumphs of Beyoncé’s new album, “Cowboy Carter.”

Speakers at “Dissident Writers: A Conversation” explored how writers keep freedoms open for others by taking risks to criticize governments or societies in environments where there is a cost.

The Big Red Adaptive Play and Design Initiative has brought independence and joy to local children with disabilities – and has created space for the engineering of assistive technologies at Cornell.  

Being asked to provide demographic information in official forms such as job applications – but finding one’s own identity group missing from demographic options provided – can signal a low likelihood of belonging in a given setting and trigger anger, according to new Cornell research.  

Led by College of Architecture, Art and Planning experts, “Embodying Justice in the Built Environment: Circularity in Practice” seeks to help communities center justice principles while implementing sustainability strategies.

The Invincible Iota Chapter of Sigma Lambda Upsilon/ Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc. received the 28th annual James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial and Intercultural Peace and Harmony during a ceremony April 15 at Willard Straight Hall. 

Doctoral student Ria Gualano gives people with disabilities a platform to express unseen aspects of their identities and experiences in an exhibition that opens April 25.

It can be demoralizing for a person to work in a climate of repetitive skepticism and doubt about what they know, a new study shows.