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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Cornell’s Katherine McComas, Ph.D. ’00, to the New York City Panel on Climate Change on June 11.

According to Weill Cornell researchers, epidemiological models of COVID-19 should take into account the special dynamics of the coronavirus’s spread in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

Weill Cornell Medicine’s digital commencement ceremony was held May 28, celebrating 390 graduates in the Class of 2020.

The prospect of residency typically brings jitters to newly minted doctors, but the transition has become far more complex with numerous unknowns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Faculty and students have responded to the global COVID-19 pandemic with a variety of creative work, from poetry and drawing to sonic collage.

Steve Hindy ’71, MAT ’73, Cornell's 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year, shared stories about his career as the co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery during “Beer and Business,” a virtual discussion and beer tasting hosted May 19 by Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

Four student companies won Startup Awards at Cornell Tech’s first virtual Open Studio held May 15.

Virtual events and resources at Cornell include interactive New York state wine and cheese tastings; a Q&A with student filmmakers; a community chat on living alone; and a panel with international perspectives on the pandemic’s challenges to democracy.

Sophomores in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity were supposed to spend the summer of 2020 at Cornell Tech, but due to the pandemic, that program has moved online.