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Loaves and Fishes’ Empty Bowls fundraising event on Oct. 10 will be a to-go meal this year and will include a hand-crafted bowl donated by a local potter.

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Indicative of the coronavirus era, Cornell next month will be among the first universities to receive an accreditation visit via Zoom.

Four faculty experts kicked off the College of Arts and Sciences’ yearlong “Racism in America” webinar series with a Sept. 16 discussion about policing and incarceration.

In the second video of the Cornell Leadership Sessions series, President Martha E. Pollack and Provost Michael Kotlikoff discuss the recent decline in cases on campus and lowering of the alert level, among other topics.

The Week of Caring, Sept. 21-25, will give community members additional time to support local food pantries and not-for-profit organizations that are seeing higher demand due to the impact COVID-19 has had on the community.

Twenty faculty members from eight colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows, committed to advancing community-engaged learning and scholarship at Cornell and within their academic disciplines.

When the pandemic abruptly shuttered school buildings across the nation in March, units across Cornell’s campuses swung into action to support K-12 learning virtually.

Héctor Ibáñez ’20 and his brother, Joey Ibáñez ’23, have started a nonprofit, A Comer Puerto Rico, that has helped feed more than 13,000 people and continues to distribute food weekly in their homeland.

The effectiveness of exclusion netting in protecting New York state's berries from the invasive spotted wing drosophila is documented in new research from Greg Loeb, professor of entomology at Cornell AgriTech.