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Seven students to receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards

Representing Cornell’s four contract colleges, the recipients of the 2021 State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence will be recognized during a virtual ceremony April 14.

Faculty examine racism ‘embedded’ in US health care

In a “Racism in America” webinar, four Cornell faculty members elaborated on ways the COVID-19 pandemic has shown race-based discrepancies in health care and health outcomes.

Library service interruptions and updates

Cornell University Library urges patrons to plan ahead of upcoming, temporary service interruptions.

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Cornellians invited to join NYS public health training

During National Public Health Week April 5-11, up to 10,000 seats are available in the new Citizen Public Health Leader Training Program developed by Cornell experts in partnership with New York state.

Fit, function, fashion, sustainability - fiber science and apparel design researchers address face mask improvement

The end of face masks in public could be a year or more away as questions of transmissibility post-vaccine and effectiveness against emerging strains remain. One thing is clear: when it comes to fit, function, fashion, and sustainability, current face masks leave a lot of room for improvement.

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Radio show looks at COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Tompkins County

The latest episode of “All Things Equal” features an interview with Samantha Hillson of the Tompkins County Health Department, on COVID-19 vaccination options and efforts in our local community.

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Service, connection, leadership: Cornellians in the Peace Corps

Like thousands of other Cornellians who have volunteered for the Peace Corps, Amanda Freund ’06 and Janet Smith, M.S. ’19, share common ground: learning from the people they served.

New technique provides map of lung pathology in COVID-19

A team led by investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian has used advanced technology and analytics to map the cellular landscape of diseased lung tissue in severe COVID-19 and other infectious lung diseases.

Radiation may contribute to personalized cancer vaccine

Radiation therapy appears to increase the expression of genes with mutations that induce an immune response to malignant cells, according to preclinical research by Weill Cornell Medicine.