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Functional review helps Cornell ‘build back smart’

Cornell is undertaking a universitywide initiative that will better integrate central administrative units, schools and colleges after a series of functional reviews that began in April 2020 to identify potential cost savings to offset the financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic.

Radio interview discusses Ithaca's "Virus has no nationality" campaign

Amy Somchanhmavong, Ithaca Asian American Associations, gives a local perspective on anti-Asian/Pacific Islander bias, and discusses the "Virus has no nationality campaign."

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Requiring the COVID-19 vaccine: insights for businesses

More than 900 viewers tuned in on May 4 to hear Cornell alumni and industry experts representing both management and workers discuss whether U.S. employers should require their employees to be vaccinated.

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Study: Vitamin D won’t limit risk, severity of COVID-19

Normal blood levels of vitamin D don’t affect one’s susceptibility to getting COVID-19 or the severity of infections, according to new research led by Bonnie Patchen, a doctoral student in the field of nutrition.

University provides updates, guidelines on commencement

Cornell has outlined the timeline for commencement activities and announced public health requirements for graduates and guests.

ILR dean discusses COVID-19 and commercial real estate on WORK!

Spencer Levy ’92, chairman of Americas Research and senior economic adviser for CBRE, joins Dean Alex Colvin on the latest episode of the ILR School’s podcast to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the world of work.   

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Radio show features Derek Chang on anti-Asian/Pacific Islander bias

The May 4 episode of All Things Equal featured Derek Chang, Cornell Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies. Chang discussed the context and history of the rise in anti-Asian/Pacific Islander bias during the past year.

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University updating COVID-19 restrictions

Cornell administrators announced May 3 that certain COVID-19 restrictions on mask use and the size of group gatherings will be eased in a manner consistent with the latest guidance from the CDC.

Graduates to be allowed two guests at commencement

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack announced April 30 that due to changing New York state regulations, graduates will be given two tickets for guests at this year’s commencement.