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Planned with safety in mind, Cornell move-in days begin

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.

Cornell welcomes its ‘flexible’ Class of ’24

When fall semester instruction begins online and in person Sept. 2, the 3,296 members of Cornell’s Class of 2024 just might be the most nimble group in the university’s history.

Surveillance testing set to begin Sept. 2

Cornell administrators detailed plans for surveillance testing, which is required for members of the Cornell community who work or study on the Ithaca campus and at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva.

Orientation events pivot to virtual offerings for 2020

As with so many other aspects of student and campus life this year, New Student Orientation for the incoming members of the Class of 2024 and transfer students will look very different from past years.

TCAT gears up for passenger, driver safety; route changes

For local transit buses this fall, the road through the COVID-19 pandemic is paved with safety, as TCAT’s fall service schedule starts Aug. 30 and runs through Thanksgiving.

Cornell Atkinson awards $250K in COVID research grants

Since requesting proposals in April, the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability has awarded approximately $250,000 in rapid-response grants for COVID-19-related Cornell research.

Faculty inform WHO’s COVID-19 and breastfeeding guidelines

Cornell researchers are leading a review on the risk of coronavirus transmission through breast milk intake and breastfeeding, to inform WHO guidelines during the pandemic.

Quarantine hackathon aims to improve student life

During HackOurCampus, students waiting for their COVID-19 test results will develop products aimed at improving college life during the pandemic.

In 3D simulation, shoppers prefer stores with more distancing

New York City residents are four times more likely to choose a store where shoppers respect 6 feet of distancing than one where no one is social distancing, according to a Cornell experiment using 3D simulation.