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Pollack announces residence hall namings in annual address

In her fourth State of the University Address, Cornell President Martha E. Pollack announced that two residence halls will be named for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 and Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55.

Fauci: Controlling coronavirus is ‘within our grasp’

As part of StayHomecoming, Dr. Anthony Fauci, M.D. ’66, spoke with NBC News journalist Kate Snow ’91 in a virtual discussion that ranged from the search for a COVID-19 vaccine to Fauci’s experience battling the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s.

Update on in-person gatherings and activities

Cornell administrators announced an easing of restrictions for student events and activities due to the low prevalence of COVID-19 on campus.

RNA analysis at heart of COVID-19 testing

Jeff Pleiss has been studying RNA in large-batch tests for decades, analyzing things like yeast. With COVID-19 testing in full-swing on the Ithaca campus, Pleiss and his lab are contributing their expertise.

Cornell Leadership Sessions: Students are stepping up

In the third video of the Cornell Leadership Sessions series, President Martha E. Pollack and Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi discuss students’ stepping up to the challenges, and other topics.

Cornell, Cayuga Health donate COVID testing to ICSD

Cornell and the Cayuga Health System are donating COVID-19 testing and analysis to the Ithaca City School District, testing more than 1,200 students this week as the district prepares to reopen for in-person instruction Oct. 5.

Health, economy in pandemic topic of debate series debut

The Program on Ethics & Public Life in the Department of Philosophy is sponsoring a public debate series, which kicks off Oct. 1 with “Health vs. Economy in the Pandemic Control: What is the Right Balance?”

Cornell Leadership Sessions: back to green, cautiously

In the second video of the Cornell Leadership Sessions series, President Martha E. Pollack and Provost Michael Kotlikoff discuss the recent decline in cases on campus and lowering of the alert level, among other topics.

Cornell to distribute $8.5M to students in need

Cornell is distributing $8.5 million to help eligible students with financial needs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic during the current academic year.