Quarantine Buddy is a website founded by a trio of undergrads that helps people connect with others and combat loneliness and isolation. More than 600 people have already signed up and some of the matches are unusual.
The university beginning online classes for the remainder of the semester continues a long history of remote instruction. Liberty Hyde Bailey and Martha Van Rensselaer designed Cornell’s first correspondence courses in 1896 and 1900, respectively.
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.