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Wendy Wolford, Cornell’s vice provost for international affairs, and her office have issued a global call “for stories of caring and compassion.” 

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President Martha E. Pollack announced to graduating students and the Cornell community that the 2020 Commencement ceremony will be rescheduled for a later date.

In a virtual forum March 18 with the Employee Assembly, Opperman praised Cornell staff’s resilience as the university takes steps to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, including asking many employees to work remotely.

Cornell University Library is helping campus community patrons with remote service requests, while answering a larger volume of reference questions and working to maintain and enhance other services.

A working group of core Cornell laboratories is trying to better understand COVID-19, with the hope of future treatment and containment.

As the university deals with the ongoing disruption caused by coronavirus, Cornell staff continues serving the campus in essential ways.

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, making important decisions regarding the health and well-being of the Cornell community is no small task. But that’s exactly what university leaders have faced.

As Cornell puts noncritical research on hold, researchers on campus have found that everyone is making extra efforts to help each other through the transition.

In the latest edition of the “All Things Equal” radio show and podcast, host Gary Stewart discussed leadership in times of crisis with Luvelle Brown, superintendent of the Ithaca City School District.

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