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Cornell Tech teams to compete for startup awards May 15

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.

Student team designs smart mask that monitors vital signs

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

AgriTech Center of Excellence helps food, ag startups thrive

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.

Crossing boundaries: Cornell’s thriving research ecosystem

Collaborating across disparate disciplines to tackle the grand challenges facing humanity is intrinsic to Cornell’s unique brand of research innovation.


Cornell and DFA donate milk to regional food banks

For families in western and central New York hurt by severe economic conditions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, relief is on the way – in the form of cold milk, delivered to local food banks.

COVID-19 impact: Karl Pillemer on elder care

Karl Pillemer, an expert on older adults, predicts older people will increasingly stay in their own homes, rather than in nursing homes, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 impact: William Jacobson on the securities market

William A. Jacobson, an expert in securities arbitration, says it’s tough to compare the current economic downturn to earlier ones, due to its health-related roots and wide-ranging scope.

COVID-19 impact: Miguel Gómez on food supply chains

Miguel Gómez, an expert on food markets and supply chains, says food supply chains must become more flexible so that goods can be more easily directed to either supermarkets or food service establishments, wherever the need is greatest.

COVID-19 impact: Alex Colvin on the labor force

Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, an employment and labor expert, says businesses affected by the pandemic will weather the economic storm more successfully if they collaborate with their workforces.