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Genesis Contreras and her service dog inside a lab. Genesis is wearing a lab coat, and holding the leash to her dog. The dog is wearing a lab coat, booties, and googles as well.

News

‘Doggles,’ booties keep student’s service dog safe in the lab

Multiple faculty and staff collaborated with Genesis Contreras ’24 to allow her service dog, Nugget, to work alongside her in the lab.

  • Office of Undergraduate Biology
  • Animals
(L-R), Steven Mana’oakamai Johnson, Natalie Cápiro ’00, Hale Ann Tufan, Chuan Liao, Shaila Musharoff, Michael Charles ’16.

Spotlight

This is the fifth in a series of stories detailing actions CALS students, faculty and staff have taken over the past several years to make our community a more diverse, equitable and inclusive place for everyone. In fall 2021, CALS announced it's first-ever faculty cohort initiative focused on hiring a group of scientists whose work explicitly addresses systemic challenges facing marginalized communities through transdisciplinary collaboration. The first search was received with great enthusiasm and 381 people applied for the six positions.
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Computational Biology

News

Researchers from the Department of Communication state that at the current rate of diversification, U.S. colleges and universities will never achieve racial parity that’s on par with the rest of the country, but that steps can be taken to make...

  • Department of Communication
Four students look upwards surrounded by foliage.

News

Isaiah Scott ’25 loves sharing his passion for all things avian—particularly with other young people and communities of color It’s a postcard-perfect fall day on the Hill: mild temperatures, brilliant blue sky, leaves ablaze with color. On this...
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
I belong. You matter. We are Life. Changing.

News

Cornell’s first annual Impact Week took place Sept. 28 - Oct. 4 and CALS faculty, alumni and graduate students joined undergraduate students to share their personal and professional journeys.

Events

Hale Tufan headshot

Seminar

Prioritizing Gender Equality from Afterthought to Guiding Goal of Agricultural Innovation
This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Chase Mendenhall headshot

Seminar

This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Aidee Guzman headshot

Seminar

This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Steven Johnson Headshot

Seminar

This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Shauna Downs headshot

Seminar

This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Diversity & Inclusion