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Faculty Resources

Global Cornell's community of belonging starts in classrooms across campus—including yours.

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Resources for Instructors with International Students

This collection of resources for faculty will help you build intercultural understanding in your lectures and labs, tackle difficult topics and guide students toward talking respectfully across differences, and welcome and support international students.

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Teaching International Students: Tips for Instruction

International students and their faculty can face unique learning challenges. Explore ways to foster equity for international students by creating a linguistically and culturally inclusive environment.

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Discussing Difficult Topics

The university has compiled several guides as resources for faculty to support effective tactics for speaking respectfully across differences and building community.

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Story Circles: Intercultural Understanding Workshops

The story circles initiative bridges the gaps in intercultural understanding between Cornell's international and domestic populations through guided workshops that promote respectful communication among students from different backgrounds.

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Additional Global Cornell Resources

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Ethical International Engagement

Cornell is committed to global engagement and supports open, international collaboration.

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Faculty Funding Opportunities

Faculty funding through grants that foster global learning and collaborative research.

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Inclusion, Engagement, and Advocacy 

Global Cornell proactively supports our international students, faculty, and staff.

Additional Campus Resources

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Counseling and Psychological Services

Cornell Health provides confidential mental health care for students in distress.

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Diversity and Inclusion at Cornell

Belonging at Cornell works towards making campus a more diverse and inclusive environment.

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English Language Support Office 

Mentor multilingual and international graduate and professional student writing.