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North Campus kitchen to cultivate culinary, dietetic discovery

The Discovery Kitchen, a state-of the-art teaching kitchen under construction in the North Campus Residential Expansion's dining facility, will bring together researchers and food service professionals to advance sustainable menus, dietary education and food literacy across campus.

Weill Cornell Medicine addresses vaccine hesitancy, access

Diversity leaders at Weill Cornell Medicine have launched ambitious community vaccination and education efforts, with the goal of improving uptake and helping those who are reluctant to get the vaccine.

Water crisis took toll on Flint adults’ physical, mental health

The Michigan city’s adult residents suffered a range of adverse health symptoms potentially linked to the water crisis that began in 2014, with Black residents affected disproportionately, according to new research.

Accessible, online courses provide critical training to nutrition and health professionals across the globe

Online continuing education courses developed by faculty in the Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) – one about infant and young child feeding for a global audience, and another about policy, systems and environmental (PSE) approaches to improving nutrition in the U.S. – address critical topics including undernutrition, maternal and child health, and childhood obesity.

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Sweet rewards valued more, may contribute to obesity

In a study published April 14 in PLOS One, an international research team including Michèle Belot, professor in the Department of Economics, found that children valued sweet food more after receiving it as a reward.

Expert panel explains science behind COVID-19 vaccines

Cornell immunology experts answered common questions about vaccines during a virtual Q&A-style panel discussion, The Science Behind COVID-19 Vaccines.

Teaching assistant award winners encourage new perspectives on learning

The Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) has selected doctoral students Giulia Andreoni and Vasilis Charisopoulos as recipients of the 2020-2021 Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

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Center for Virtual Care expands digital health training

The center’s latest offering is a two-week online course, developed with eCornell, that provides strategies practitioners can use when caring for their patients remotely.

Religion follows patterns of politicization during COVID-19

Religion protected mental health of members of several faith groups during the pandemic, but also constrained crisis response among some of the same groups, ultimately undercutting the overall effectiveness of public health efforts.