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COVID-19 Summit to be held virtually Nov. 4-5

Researchers and clinicians from Cornell’s Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell Tech will gather for an online COVID-19 Summit, Nov. 4-5, to share their expertise and clinical experience with COVID-19.

Choi elected to National Academy of Medicine

Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and provost for medical affairs of Cornell University, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Intercampus team to develop post-transplant UTI diagnosis

An intercampus research team has been awarded a five-year, $3.65 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a quick, inexpensive method for accurately diagnosing urinary tract infections in kidney transplant patients.

Weill Cornell Medicine honored again for diversity, inclusion

For the third year in a row, Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

Milstein Program bridges tech and humanities virtually

The 2020 summer segment of the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, held virtually because of the pandemic, immersed students and instructors in imaginative explorations of sound, color, curation and culture.

ILR grad Dustin Liu ’19 named UN youth observer

Former Cornell student trustee Dustin Liu ’19 has been named the ninth annual U.S. youth observer to the United Nations. Liu will represent young Americans at the 75th U.N. General Assembly.

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ILR School to celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2020-21

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations was founded in 1945 to help resolve labor-management conflict by educating both business and labor leaders.

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Grant will fund study into COVID outcome disparities in NYC

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Clinical and Translational Science Center has been awarded a two-year, $1.5 million NIH grant to investigate how social and biological factors help determine COVID-19 outcomes in New York City patients.

Two pediatricians share Weill Cornell’s Drukier Prize

Dr. Sallie Permar and Dr. Stephen Patrick have been jointly awarded Weill Cornell Medicine's fifth annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research.