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.
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.
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.
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.
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.