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The pandemic's impact on supply chains and grocery stores inspires a new course taught by and Daniel Hooker ’93, senior lecturer in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

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Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi announced that a cluster of nine, new positive cases within the student body has been linked to several small gatherings over the past week.

Héctor Ibáñez ’20 and his brother, Joey Ibáñez ’23, have started a nonprofit, A Comer Puerto Rico, that has helped feed more than 13,000 people and continues to distribute food weekly in their homeland.

Modeling public health best practices, distributing PPE and helping to reimagine campus life during a pandemic, hundreds of students have volunteered to serve as COVID-19 peer ambassadors and consultants this fall.

The Cornell COVID-19 Testing Laboratory will yield test results within 24 hours for 5,000 to 7,000 Cornell students, staff and faculty per day.

A coordinated COVID-19 testing program is a vital component of Cornell’s efforts to prevent the spread of the virus as Cornell reactivates its Ithaca campus. The university is now making testing results available on a new dashboard.

The third event in the Democracy 20/20 Webinar series, “Already Authoritarian? Policing and the Use of Force,” will examine violence and policing in the context of American history and current events, analyzing their impact for democracy.

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Public health is Cornell’s top priority as it prepares to start a residential fall semester Sept. 2, and the university is prepared to pivot if conditions change, senior leaders said Aug. 20 during a virtual town hall for faculty and staff.

Normally a two-day move-in process, this year students are arriving on campus on a rolling basis to allow for quarantines, testing and safety.