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Panel offers look at open access in the COVID-19 era

When COVID-19 struck, arXiv's mission, to make scientific research free and openly accessible, became even more urgent.

Silver linings: Innovation, kits, tech animate a hybrid semester

This semester, virtual, in-person and hybrid classes across disciplines are employing innovative ways to leave students with safe but lasting educational experiences.

Music faculty’s pandemic response hitting the right notes

Instrumental music professors have gotten creative during the pandemic, using various approaches to teaching this semester in an effort to give their students the best experience possible.

Efficacy, politics influence public trust in COVID-19 vaccine

In surveys of nearly 2,000 American adults, barely half said they would be willing to take a hypothetical vaccine with an efficacy, or effectiveness, of 50% – the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s minimum threshold for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Cornell Leadership Sessions: family resources, limiting travel

In the fourth Cornell Leadership Sessions series video, President Martha E. Pollack and Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Mary Opperman discuss StayHomecoming, available family resources and the importance of avoiding unnecessary travel to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Summer interns discuss storytelling project in CCE podcast

This summer, three Cornell student interns worked with New York State 4-H youth on a Rural Storytelling Project, a virtual program for kids across three New York counties that culminated with a virtual showcase of youth storytelling talent.

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Students’ summers saved with global virtual internships

As Cornell students sheltered in place last April, many were were hit with yet another worry: COVID-19 was upending their summers. That's when Global Cornell decided to step in.

Kessler Fellows internships completed amid trying times

This year, the College of Engineering’s Kessler Fellows Program had to navigate summer internships amid a global pandemic, but the program’s staff was able to place all 13 students in summer programs.

Pollack announces residence hall namings in annual address

In her fourth State of the University Address, Cornell President Martha E. Pollack announced that two residence halls will be named for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 and Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55.