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In advance of Labor Day, Cornell ILR School dean Alex Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, sat down with Liz Shuler, secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO, for a special episode of the podcast, “Work: Exploring the Future of Work, Labor and Employment.”


Cornell administrators announced that the focus of the university’s testing efforts will shift from arrival testing of incoming students to ongoing surveillance testing of all students living on campus or in the greater Ithaca area.

The Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA has won praise for an inclusive design approach led by Höweler + Yoon Architecture LLP co-founder Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of Architecture, Art and Planning.

This school year, 27 new faculty members join the College of Arts and Sciences, adding to the College’s strengths in areas including inequality, climate change, behavioral economics, health policy, history of capitalism and moral psychology.


Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi announced that a cluster of nine, new positive cases within the student body has been linked to several small gatherings over the past week.

Nicholas Sturgeon, Susan Linn Sage Professor Emeritus in the Sage School of Philosophy and an expert in the foundations of ethics, died Aug. 24 of complications from Parkinson’s disease at a local hospice. He was 77.

Modeling public health best practices, distributing PPE and helping to reimagine campus life during a pandemic, hundreds of students have volunteered to serve as COVID-19 peer ambassadors and consultants this fall.

President Martha E. Pollack and Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life, delivered their New Student Convocation address via video, welcoming new Cornellians to the university.

Scientists will gather virtually Oct. 7-9 for the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative’s virtual technical conference to discuss strategies to safeguard the health of wheat, one of the planet’s most important food sources.