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Study finds hidden emotions in the sound of words

In the midst of COVID-19, it’s common to feel stress levels rise when we hear the word “virus.” But Cornell-led research reveals that the sound of the word itself was likely to cause stress – even before “corona.”

Kao weaves craft techniques with on-skin tech

New research pairs centuries-old craft techniques with cutting-edge technology to advance the research, design and fabrication of on-skin interfaces.

$10B needed to avert COVID-19 hunger crisis, experts say

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, $10 billion is urgently needed to prevent millions more people becoming food insecure, according to a new report by Cornell and international partners.

Cornell supports legal challenge of U.S. visa restrictions

Cornell has joined an amicus brief supporting Harvard and MIT's challenge of a Trump administration directive that would deny visas to international students who take only online classes this fall.

Listeria protein provides a CRISPR ‘kill switch’

A single protein derived from a common strain of bacteria found in the soil will offer scientists a more precise way to edit RNA, according to new Cornell food science research.

Pollack: Culture of shared responsibility key to fall success

Along with an aggressive virus testing program, Cornell will work to develop a culture of shared responsibility to promote compliance with public health guidelines this fall, President Martha E. Pollack said July 9 during a virtual forum sponsored by the Employee Assembly.

Study Away option supports international students

International students unable to return to New York this fall have the option to live and learn on-site at more than a dozen academic partner institutions worldwide while taking Cornell classes remotely.  

Task force fills food gaps for families

With families struggling to put food on the table during the pandemic, the Tompkins County COVID-19 Food Task Force hosted a free food pickup and delivery for more than 800 individuals, in 216 households, July 7 and 8.

Essentials

Adult University goes virtual with free ‘education vacations’

Cornell’s Adult University continues its mission of lifelong learning by presenting free online courses, lectures and seminars for adults and youth from July 6-31.