As planning for a fall residential college experience on the Ithaca continues, Cornell has made changes to plans and deadlines given the growing number of students affected by the New York state quarantine mandate.
“Systemic Racism and Health Equity,” a webinar hosted July 23 by the Cornell Center for Health Equity, featured insights from three expert panelists and moderator Jamila Michener, associate professor of government and center co-director.
Cornell administrators presented updates on the university’s fall reactivation plans and answered a variety of submitted questions during a July 28 virtual open forum sponsored by the Employee Assembly.
The High Road Fellowship summer program was unable to send students to western New York this year due to the pandemic, but the ILR Buffalo Co-Lab modified its programming to bring Buffalo to its 23 fellows.
The Warrior-Scholar Project offered seminars taught by Cornell faculty and writing instruction July 19-24 in an immersive summer college prep experience for 10 currently enlisted and former service members.
A $5 million gift from David A. Duffield ’62, MBA ’64, has established the Duffield Family Cornell Promise Scholarship, providing financial assistance to undergraduate engineering students in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zachary Prizant ’18, MPS ’19, and his identical twin brother, Maxwell, have faced wild stallions, rattlesnakes, desert heat and unforgiving stretches of highway as they cross the continental U.S. on foot and raise money for COVID-19 relief work.
A new grant awarded to Cornell University Press by the National Endowment for the Humanities will support open-access scholarly publication and help offset the impact of COVID-19 on nonprofit university press publishing.