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Pilot program helps older adults with dementia manage meds

Serving residents of two upstate New York counties, the HOPES program led by Rana Zadeh is providing secure medication organizers and training to help prevent potentially dangerous and costly mishaps.

Grants to improve access to care for NYC blood cancer patients

A Weill Cornell Medicine research team will receive $1.3 million over five years to address socioeconomic and racial disparities and increase access to clinical trials for underserved patients with blood cancers living in Brooklyn and Queens.

Undergrad research on display at CURB symposium

More than 30 students presented their research on a wide range of topics during the 35th Cornell Undergraduate Research Board Spring Symposium, held virtually May 4-7.

Faculty Recognized at Kaplan Fellows for Service-Learning Work

The Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship recognizes faculty members who have had a significant impact on undergraduate, professional or graduate education at Cornell by involving their students in service-learning programs. 

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HumEcathon takes on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The College of Human Ecology on May 1 held its fourth annual HumEcathon, a hackathon-style design challenge bringing together 27 undergraduates to work in multidisciplinary teams on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives on campus.

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Jordan Tralins ’23 inspires national coalition for student vaccine awareness

When the U.S. began distributing COVID-19 vaccines this winter, Jordan Tralins ’23 found it odd that her social media feeds didn’t have any factual information about the shots. Tralins decided to do something about it.

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Study: Vitamin D won’t limit risk, severity of COVID-19

Normal blood levels of vitamin D don’t affect one’s susceptibility to getting COVID-19 or the severity of infections, according to new research led by Bonnie Patchen, a doctoral student in the field of nutrition.

Shaoyi Jiang: protective materials that mimic water

Shaoyi Jiang, Ph.D. ’93, the Robert S. Langer ’70 Family and Friends Professor in the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, discusses his research on functional zwitterionic materials for biomedical and engineering applications.


Science journalists on the pandemic: ‘We couldn’t trust our regular sources’

From flame wars on twitter to sleepless nights, four of the country’s leading science journalists spoke of the challenges they’ve faced covering the COVID-19 pandemic during an April 28 event hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences.