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Cornell’s sixth Giving Day nets more than $7M

Giving Day, March 12, brought generous Cornell community members together from around the world to raise more than $7 million – including emergency funds in response to the coronavirus epidemic.

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Chobani supports next generation of dairy leaders

New York state students interested in dairy farming careers will get a boost thanks to a new scholarship program from the Chobani Foundation and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Fine-tuning radiocarbon dating could ‘rewrite’ ancient events

New research by Sturt Manning, professor of classical archaeology, points to the need for refinements in radiocarbon dating, the standard method for determining the dates of artifacts in archaeology and other disciplines.

Model simulator helps researchers map complex physics phenomena

A Cornell-led collaboration has created a model simulator from overlapping ultrathin monolayers and have used it to map a longstanding conundrum in physics.

Michener views ‘Obamacare’ through lenses of race, politics

The Affordable Health Care act, passed in 2009, was designed to close racial disparities in access to health care. In the first decade of the act's implementation, however, many such provisions are being blocked by racial politics.

Head of Ithaca schools talks leadership during crisis

In the latest edition of the “All Things Equal” radio show and podcast, host Gary Stewart discussed leadership in times of crisis with Luvelle Brown, superintendent of the Ithaca City School District.

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CCE podcast helps NYS communities meet challenges

Cornell Cooperative Extension Assistant Director Keith Tidball discusses how he and extension associates help New York state residents deal with emergencies in the latest episode of the podcast “Extension Out Loud.”

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Webinar to address COVID-19 crisis communication

The current COVID-19 public health crisis has sent us all on an uncertain journey, but on Friday, March 20, at 11 a.m., three of Cornell’s most prominent faculty will share their crisis communication expertise to help people.

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Longtime athletic trainer Jim Case dies at 55

Jim Case, longtime associate head athletic trainer with the football and men’s lacrosse teams during his more than three decades at Cornell, died March 14 at age 55.

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Generations meet at women’s entrepreneurship conference

More than 150 attendees – including Cornell alumni and students from the classes of 1967 through 2022 – converged in New York City on March 5 for the inaugural Women in Entrepreneurship Conference.

Crowdsourcing app aims to fill gaps in coronavirus data

A recent Cornell Tech alumnus is applying his health tech skills to a crowdsourcing app that allows users to share their COVID status, to better inform individuals and health authorities.

Pollack sends message of support to Cornell community

President Martha E. Pollack shared her thoughts March 17 on the many challenges Cornellians are facing around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic.