"What happens if you take the “video” out of “video games”? The term itself is biased towards the visual. But communities of blind and low-vision gamers across the world are pushing back against the assumption that you need to see in order to play or create digital games. They are proving their point with increasingly sophisticated “audio games,”.../news/taking-video-out-video-games
Their 150 songs are currently being used by teachers in 25 schools in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut./news/student-business-rapstudy-uses-pop-music-increase-learning
As Cornell students sheltered in place last April – juggling health and travel uncertainties, along with the pressures of completing the semester online – many were hit with yet another worry: COVID-19 was upending their summer plans.
With late-breaking internship cancellations and research abroad no longer an option, students were left scrambling to make new plans for summer employment. That’s when Global Cornell stepped in./news/students-summers-saved-global-virtual-internships
Back in high school, Chloe Kalani ’23 was a science nerd — into every science and engineering fair and a member of the science club. But she also loved the humanities. When she came to Cornell, she thought she’d continue on the scientific path, majoring in chemistry and Asian studies and planning to become a technical translator./news/education-taking-time-explore-then-finding-your-path
Yagna Nag Chowdhuri, Ph.D. ’20, is a recent alumna of the Asian literature, religion, and culture program at Cornell from which she holds a Ph.D. Now, she will be starting a new position as Manager of Strategic Research at Asian Cultural Council in New York as a Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow.
What is your area of research and why is it important?/news/alumna-spotlight-yagna-nag-chowdhuri-phd
Jenzy is an app that helps parents find the right fit for their kids' shoes./news/horner-14-gets-foot-door-entrepreneurial-venture
Throughout modern history, the emergence of movements making powerful demands for justice have opened up the possibility for profound social transformations. The members of the Department of Asian Studies recognize the sweeping protests that have arisen in the wake of recent murders by police of unarmed Black persons as constituting such a moment.../news/statement-department-asian-studies-2020
Many in-person internships were cancelled this summer, but eight Arts & Sciences students are still working remotely through the Pathways Internship Program./news/students-manage-remote-internships-found-through-pathways-program