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Study reveals possible new coronavirus entry points

Research from the Feschotte Lab identifies 28 new SARS-CoV-2 and coronavirus associated receptors and factors that predict which tissues are most vulnerable to infection.

Pollack provides updates on New York state guidelines for universities

President Martha E. Pollack urged the Cornell community to be hyper-vigilant in its public health practices as the university follows New York state guidelines for colleges and universities during the pandemic.

Surveillance testing set to begin Sept. 3

Cornell administrators announced that the focus of the university’s testing efforts will shift from arrival testing of incoming students to ongoing surveillance testing of all students living on campus or in the greater Ithaca area.

Cornell’s K-12 programs foster creativity, community

When the pandemic abruptly shuttered school buildings across the nation in March, units across Cornell’s campuses swung into action to support K-12 learning virtually.

Milstein Program bridges tech and humanities virtually

The 2020 summer segment of the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, held virtually because of the pandemic, immersed students and instructors in imaginative explorations of sound, color, curation and culture.

Dyson course addresses supply-chain failures in pandemic

The pandemic's impact on supply chains and grocery stores inspires a new course taught by and Daniel Hooker ’93, senior lecturer in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

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VP Ryan Lombardi provides update on new COVID-19 cases

Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi announced that a cluster of nine, new positive cases within the student body has been linked to several small gatherings over the past week.

Brothers’ nonprofit feeds hungry in native Puerto Rico

Héctor Ibáñez ’20 and his brother, Joey Ibáñez ’23, have started a nonprofit, A Comer Puerto Rico, that has helped feed more than 13,000 people and continues to distribute food weekly in their homeland.

Peer pressure: Students promote culture of responsibility

Modeling public health best practices, distributing PPE and helping to reimagine campus life during a pandemic, hundreds of students have volunteered to serve as COVID-19 peer ambassadors and consultants this fall.