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Cornell recommends booster shots for those eligible

Cornell is not requiring members of the community to receive a booster at this time; however, as breakthrough cases continue to occur, officials are encouraging community members to consider receiving a one once eligible.

Disability advocate Eli Clare to speak on COVID-19

Disability justice advocate Eli Clare has been chosen as a Distinguished Visiting Collaborator in the Central New York Humanities Corridor, and he will be hosted for two virtual talks by the Cornell Society for the Humanities in partnership with the Syracuse University Humanities Center.

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Cornell pilots shortened COVID-19 isolation program

A limited number of fully vaccinated students with breakthrough but asymptomatic COVID-19 infections will be able to test out of their mandatory 10-day isolation periods early after receiving two negative tests.

Cornell adds opt-in testing for staff and faculty

The university has announced new testing options for vaccinated faculty and staff.

COVID may trigger hyperglycemia by harming fat cells

According to a new study from researchers at Weill Cornell, COVID-19 may bring high risks of severe disease and death in many patients by disrupting key metabolic signals and thereby triggering hyperglycemia.

Student leads vaccine conversation with surgeon general

On Oct. 4, Jordan Tralins ’23, founder of the COVID Campus Coalition, will moderate a virtual discussion between college students and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy.

Author: World’s greatest ideas came from interdisciplinary teamwork

The collaborative nature of innovation was one of the key messages author Steven Johnson delivered during a campus visit Sept. 22, as a guest of the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity.

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After pandemic first year, white coats for Class of 2024

On Sept. 24, after a year highlighted by so many virtual events, the Class of 2024 finally celebrated their medical school journey with a White Coat Ceremony – hosted in-person.

Bird reports rose during lockdowns

Around 80% of bird species examined in a new study were reported in greater numbers in human-altered habitats during pandemic lockdowns, according to new research based on data from the eBird program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.