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With COVID testing off to strong start, Cornell urges vigilance

Tests to date of more than 4,000 students, faculty and staff show a very low prevalence of COVID-19 as Cornell prepares to test thousands of returning students.

Future Architect Award program champions diversity

The Cornell Future Architect Award summer program for rising high school seniors, in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, recently concluded its fifth year with virtual programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Cornell launches public health campaign

The campaign will reinforce the behaviors returning students, faculty and staff must practice to help prevent spread of COVID-19 this fall, including wearing face coverings, physical distancing and good hand hygiene.

Credible assumptions replace missing data in COVID analysis

As a consequence of missing data on tests for COVID-19 infection and imperfect accuracy of tests, reported rates of cumulative population infection are lower than actual rates of infection.

Behavioral compact commits students to public health norms

The Cornell Student Behavioral Compact requires all students to abide by strict public health guidelines and participate in mandatory testing to help protect the campus and Tompkins County communities during the pandemic.

Cornell announces Student Behavioral Compact

In a message to students on the Ithaca campus, Vice President Ryan Lombardi outlined the components in the new compact, which they will complete before they can enroll in classes.

Pollack emphasizes science behind reactivation decision

In a message to the Cornell and local communities, President Martha E. Pollack said the decision to reactivate campus was driven by the “responsibility to safeguard the health and well-being of not only our students, but of our entire community.”

Cornell leaders give COVID-19 testing program update

Provost Michael Kotlikoff, Vice Provost Gary Koretzky and Dean Lorin Warnick gave an update on the ongoing COVID-19 testing program on the Ithaca campus.

Pandemic increased risks to NYC home health workers: study

Home health care workers in New York City faced increased risks to their physical, mental and financial well-being while providing essential care to patients early in the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers.