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Students reflected on their learning experiences and future goals in community engagement as they completed a leadership certificate program this spring.

Risk communicators must get trust, tradeoffs and preparedness right as the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, according to Cornell experts Dominic Balog-Way and Katherine McComas.

Rob Scott, director of Cornell Prison Education Program, has organized 14 New York colleges and universities to provide masks for every person incarcerated in the state – nearly 43,000 people.

This summer, Cornell in Washington is offering undergraduates a chance to study COVID-19’s effects on the economy, politics, and social policy through the eyes of politicians and policymakers.

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Labor economist Erica Groshen says when the pandemic subsides, more jobs will emerge in inventory management, domestic manufacturing, remote connectivity and medical research.

Cornell thought leaders discussed the balance between public health and economic health, and the role government plays in finding a path forward during COVID-19 in a webinar April 30.

ILR has announced the creation of the Ithaca Co-Lab, which will focus on engaged learning opportunities and outreach work in Ithaca and the surrounding region. It is modeled after the school’s Buffalo Co-Lab.

After two years as interim dean, Rachel Dunifon has been named the Rebecca Q. and James C. Morgan Dean of the College of Human Ecology, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced May 6.

Molly O’Toole ’09, an immigration and security reporter with the Los Angeles Times, is one of the recipients of the inaugural Pulitzer Prize for audio journalism for her work on episode of “This American Life.”

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