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Library service interruptions and updates

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

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Cannabis use remains prohibited on campus

University officials reminded the Cornell community that despite its legalization in New York, use or distribution of cannabis on university property or as part of university-sponsored events is prohibited.

Postdoc receives NASA Hubble Fellowship to study exoplanets

Jake Turner, postdoctoral researcher in astronomy, has been named a Sagan Fellow in the program, where he will continue his research on magnetic fields, atmospheres and orbital evolution of exoplanets.

Cornell releases plans for fall return to campus

Cornell officials announced the outline of plans for the Fall 2021 semester and they will hold a virtual town hall April 8 open to all members of the Ithaca, Geneva, and Cornell Tech campuses.

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.

Nyabola to speak at Race and Racism Across Borders event

Writer, activist and political analyst Nanjala Nyabola will discuss her upcoming book as part of Global Cornell’s Race and Racism across Borders webinar on April 12 at 11:00 a.m. Following the dialogue, Cornell students will present their original prose, poems and visual art.

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Researchers create rapid tests, analytics for COVID-19

A multidisciplinary team co-led by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers has expanded the repertoire of tools for the public health community to understand SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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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Cornell affirms commitment to academic freedom, free speech

A policy statement approved by the Cornell Board of Trustees details broad protections for faculty, students and staff concerning academic freedom and rights to freedom of speech and expression.