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According to Weill Cornell researchers, epidemiological models of COVID-19 should take into account the special dynamics of the coronavirus’s spread in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

A May 22 webinar tapped into Cornell’s expertise on the study of democracy, which is facing challenges all over the world and has been for a long time – long before the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Internet-First University Press, a digital repository that has helped make historically valuable archival material free online, has just compiled a general-audience subset of its vast collection of materials.


Cornell offers a range of information and resources for the safe enjoyment of gorge trails and other natural areas on campus and in the community, including COVID-19 guidelines.

The second Grow-NY food and agriculture business competition is going on as planned, with new safety practices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers and state officials said May 14 during a virtual briefing.

Cornell’s Ithaca campus is making preparations to resume one of the core aspects of the university’s mission: research. The university has been cleared by New York state to restart certain research activities in a staged, limited manner.

Weill Cornell Medicine’s digital commencement ceremony was held May 28, celebrating 390 graduates in the Class of 2020.

Cornell’s Virtual Reunion will be a celebration for all classes this year, with more than 80 events bringing Cornellians together from around the world.

Virtual events at Cornell include a panel on COVID-19's medical and socio-economic impacts in Africa; a play and live Q&A marking the Southeast Asia Program's 70th anniversary; student art on display from New York City and beyond; and a live concert presented by Bound for Glory.