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Sixteen faculty and professional staff members in state contract colleges at Cornell are receiving the 2019-20 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack announced on June 3 a series of steps the university will be taking immediately to fight inequality through teaching, research and engagement.

Cornell offers a range of information and resources for the safe enjoyment of gorge trails and other natural areas on campus and in the community, including COVID-19 guidelines.

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has awarded $118,000 in spring grants supporting ambitious research projects and conferences involving two-dozen faculty members and resarchers.

The second Grow-NY food and agriculture business competition is going on as planned, with new safety practices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers and state officials said May 14 during a virtual briefing.

Five Cornell students have been awarded $5,000 fellowships from the State University of New York to assist with SUNY graduate school expenses.

President Martha E. Pollack issued a statement May 29 addressing the recent killing of George Floyd and several African Americans before him. She said Cornell will do all it can to address racism.

Cornell’s Virtual Reunion will be a celebration for all classes this year, with more than 80 events bringing Cornellians together from around the world.

Virtual events at Cornell include a panel on COVID-19's medical and socio-economic impacts in Africa; a play and live Q&A marking the Southeast Asia Program's 70th anniversary; student art on display from New York City and beyond; and a live concert presented by Bound for Glory.