Between 2006 and 2010, the percentage of women in the College of Engineering rose from 27.7% to 33.4% at Cornell University and the graduation rate for women from the College of Engineering increased from 75.5% to 82.6%. The key areas of focus for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation at Cornell University included summer research programs, a scholars community for engineering students, and a series of recruitment initiatives and events.


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