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Cornell’s Office of Engagement Initiatives celebrated students’ work from this academic year online at the Community Engagement Showcase 2020.

Mary Jo Dudley, an expert in farmworker issues, talks about how the pandemic has underlined the importance of farmworkers, who are crucial to maintaining the country’s food supply.

The pandemic will have an enormous impact on civil infrastructure, from highways and airports to dams and energy systems, says Richard Geddes, an expert on infrastructure policy.

The proliferation of medical misinformation on social media and the human experience of social distancing are among the pandemic-related topics to receive rapid response grants from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.

Labor economist Erica Groshen says when the pandemic subsides, more jobs will emerge in inventory management, domestic manufacturing, remote connectivity and medical research.

Cornell thought leaders discussed the balance between public health and economic health, and the role government plays in finding a path forward during COVID-19 in a webinar April 30.

Cornell Tech’s first virtual Open Studio – an end-of-semester event in which students present the products they built to members of the tech industry – will be held online May 15.

Students have designed VitalMask, a “smart” respiratory mask that prevents the spread of airborne diseases and monitors the wearer’s vital signs.

Since its doors opened in September 2018, Cornell AgriTech's Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture has supported more than 50 New York-based companies and helped raised $12.3 million to grow businesses.