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W.E. Cornell program takes on inequity in entrepreneurship

The W.E. Cornell program, which aims to improve gender representation in entrepreneurship, is launching its spring cohort as industries reckon with the inequities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

NIH grant launches study to track SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater

Supported by a grant from the NIH, researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and the University of Miami will study ways to use wastewater as an early warning and mapping system for genetic variants of the virus that causes COVID-19.

Students use active learning to solve COVID-19 problems

Students examined issues from the logistics of vaccine storage and transportation, to the disinfection of public spaces, and the sanitation and reuse of personal protective equipment.

COVID-19 is transforming workplace culture

According to ILR professor Bradford Bell, redesigned spaces and strategies will greet many employees when pandemic restrictions lift.

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Modeling gives data-driven picture of COVID-19 risks

Cornell researchers found no evidence of students transmitting COVID-19 to employees or the broader community during the fall semester, but students who traveled were eight times more likely to test positive within two weeks of their return.

Burnout: how it hurts, what can help

Worker burnout has soared in the past year. In this Q&A, ILR School Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior Vanessa Bohns answers questions and offers strategies to combat the “always on” syndrome. 

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First-year students make the best of a Zoom-filled year

In some ways, the Class of 2024 is managing better than many people might have expected, but in others, the pandemic has made learning a lot more difficult.

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Wildlife regulation, ‘one health’ keys to avert more pandemics

Future pandemics can be averted if the world’s governments eliminate unnecessary wildlife trade and adopt holistic approaches, according to experts at a Feb. 23 virtual conference.

Higher-income people take more COVID-19 safety precautions

While people from all groups reduced their social interactions, those with higher incomes made greater changes to their behavior, according to a new study co-authored by a Cornell researcher.