Summer experiences: ‘I love interacting with patients’

Ivan Andrade’s summer experience helped him realize that he’s headed in the right direction as he pursues a career in medicine

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Portable cancer testing expands in sub-Saharan Africa

A portable diagnostic device designed by researchers at Cornell Engineering and Weill Cornell Medicine seeks to provide a fast and accurate diagnosis of Kaposi sarcoma, a common yet difficult-to-detect cancer that often signals the presence of HIV infection.

Investors threaten financial stability of health care providers: new study

The financial stability of providers and their ability to serve patients is being threatened by Wall Street, according to new research co-authored by ILR Professor Rose Batt.

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Harrison College Scholars explore politics, wellness, environment in summer work

From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Sciences took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.

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Teachers critical to detecting and reporting child maltreatment

School closures during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic may have resulted in at least 5,500 fewer reports of endangered children, according to a new study showing teachers’ essential role in the early detection and reporting of child maltreatment.

CALS senior rescues man from NYC subway tracks

Bryce Demopoulos ’23 rescued a man from the subway tracks in New York City Aug. 4, seconds before an incoming train pulled into the station.

Undergrads win Northeastern Weed Science Society contest

Cornell’s undergraduate Weed Team won first place, while Megan Wittmeyer ’22 earned a top individual award, at the Northeastern Weed Science Society Collegiate Weed Science Contest.

Rapid response media research will promote equity

Citing the urgent need for more effective and equitable health communication, Cornell and two other universities are collaborating on a unique research endeavor that will quickly identify developing public health issues, address conflicting messages and counter misinformation.

More in US believe harassing health officials is justified

A growing percentage of U.S. adults, even those who trust science, said harassing or threatening public health officials over COVID-19 business closures was justified, according to a new study of public opinion surveys conducted during two phases of the pandemic.