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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 the battle to keep workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 40 craft distilleries in New York state have turned to making hand sanitizer with guidance from Cornell AgriTech.

Participants in the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech’s Runway Startup Postdoc Program presented projects aimed at coping with coronavirus at a virtual demonstration April 1.

Reliance on scientific reasoning, cross-disciplinary collaboration and long research paths are three traits often leading to “big-leap” inventions, a new Cornell study has found.

Cornell experts took part in a virtual panel discussion, “COVID-19: Origin, Response Management, and Impact on the Global Economy,” on March 24.

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.

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To address social and environmental concerns, consumer pressure is driving companies toward a greener corporate landscape more than ever before.

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.