Space travel, illnesses like COVID-19 and climbing Mount Everest can trigger the body’s stress response systems in similar ways, according to new studies by Weill Cornell Medicine, space agencies and other investigators.
In the sixth Cornell Leadership Sessions video, President Martha E. Pollack and Dr. Gary Koretzky, vice provost for academic integration, discuss the recent cluster of cases on the Ithaca campus, the need for continued vigilance and plans for a hybrid spring semester.
Years before COVID-19 turned into a global pandemic, biomolecular engineer Susan Daniel was already looking for ways to defeat it. Now she’s expanding her coronavirus studies, blending engineering with virology and data science.
Cornell President Martha E. Pollack sent the following message Nov. 17:
Last summer, as the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic were becoming clear, we held a number of meetings and town halls to describe those impacts…
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Lisa Nishii sent a message to the Ithaca campus Nov. 16 to say there are no planned changes to the semifinals exam schedule despite the campus moving to Alert Level Yellow.