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Webcasts to offer COVID-19 advice to hospitality, labor

In an effort to help people in hospitality and labor address the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cornell will bring together faculty, industry and academic experts in two separate webcast panels, March 30 and 31.


Update: Cornell coronavirus FAQ

The Ithaca campus is open, but all nonessential faculty and staff are required to work from home, as outlined in a March 21 announcement from the Cornell administration.

Cornell Dairy helps replenish P&C Fresh milk stock

The Cornell Dairy helped to replenish the P&C Fresh after customers made a run on milk when New Yorkers were asked to stay home to keep COVID-19 from spreading.

Cornell Health ready to combat coronavirus

As of March 24, Cornell Health has moved to “pandemic operations,” based on the global public health landscape and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

(Virtual) Things to Do, March 27-April 10

Virtual events and resources at Cornell include: Images of Dragon Days past; Cornell experts discuss COVID-19; “Cosmos” and spotlight on women artists at the Johnson Museum; student theater and film updates; and a citizen science project surveying breeding birds.

Coronavirus rewriting staff playbooks

In a March 25 virtual forum sponsored by the Employee Assembly, senior university leaders updated staff on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting jobs, facilities and community outreach.

Cornell linked to three 51 Pegasi b astronomy postdocs

Cornell will have connections to three of this year’s eight winners of 51 Pegasi b Fellowships in Planetary Astronomy. Two are coming to Ithaca for three years of postdoctoral work; another is a recent Cornell graduate.

Pollack on building community during times of struggle

President Martha E. Pollack sent a message of support to the Cornell community to stay strong during the coronavirus pandemic.

Online Learning Community event highlights accessibility

The Cornell Online Learning Community’s annual event, held in person and virtually on March 4 in G10 Biotech, highlighted tools and possibilities for improving accessibility in online learning.

With new barley variety, Cornell leads way for brewers

Cornell researchers have just released a new variety of New York-adapted spring barley, to meet needs created by the 2012 Farm Brewery Bill.

Bartels Hall hosts surgical mask-sewing effort

On Cornell’s Ithaca campus this week, in the midst of a semester interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a basketball court in Bartels Hall stirred to life with a new, urgent mission and two dozen volunteers who began sewing surgical masks for Cayuga Medical Center.

Earth’s own evolution used as guide to hunt exoplanets

Cornell astronomers have created five models representing key points from our planet’s evolution to use as spectral templates in the hunt for Earth-like planets.