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International students unable to return to New York this fall have the option to live and learn on-site at more than a dozen academic partner institutions worldwide while taking Cornell classes remotely.  

With families struggling to put food on the table during the pandemic, the Tompkins County COVID-19 Food Task Force hosted a free food pickup and delivery for more than 800 individuals, in 216 households, July 7 and 8.

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Cornell’s Adult University continues its mission of lifelong learning by presenting free online courses, lectures and seminars for adults and youth from July 6-31.

President Martha E. Pollack expressed “unqualified support for our international students,” following new guidelines released by ICE prohibiting international students from remaining on campus if classes are held online.

From testing programs to course rosters, eight committees of university leaders, faculty and staff are hashing out details related to the reactivation of Cornell's Ithaca campus for residential instruction this fall.

The Cornell Law School First Amendment Clinic, working on behalf of its client, The New York Times, helped secure the release by the Center for Disease Control of previously unseen data that provides the most detailed look yet at nearly 1.5 million American coronavirus patients.

President Pollack and Provost Kotlikoff announced new measures to address the predicted budget deficit, including increasing the endowment payout rate and shifting philanthropy efforts from endowment to current use.

Susan Daniel and Gary Whittaker discuss their collaborations and others across Cornell’s campuses that are working to better understand the COVID-19 virus.

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Cornell Atkinson has awarded seven Academic Venture Fund seed grants, totaling $1.1 million, for projects that engage faculty from eight Cornell colleges and 16 academic departments.