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Maps show New York counties’ COVID-19 vulnerability

Rural counties in upstate New York are likely to be the state’s most vulnerable to a COVID-19 outbreak that could strain local health care infrastructure, according to an analysis by Cornell demographers.

Tracker helps social scientists coordinate COVID-19 response

A research tracker created by Nathan Matias, assistant professor of communication, has helped foster collaboration among social scientists responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students create site to foster connections during quarantine

Quarantine Buddy is a website founded by a trio of undergrads that helps people connect with others and combat loneliness and isolation. More than 600 people have already signed up and some of the matches are unusual.

Cornell Atkinson calls for COVID-19 rapid-response proposals

Cornell Atkinson is calling for proposals for faculty research related to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The center’s Rapid Response Fund will award seed grants of up to $10,000 for projects.

Cornell Orchards donates apples to area school districts

At the end of March, the Cornell Orchards started donating apples to the Ithaca and Dryden school districts, and will continue to do so over the next month. In all, it will donate approximately 26,000 apples.

Journaling project welcomes COVID-19 stories

A project led by Janis Whitlock, research scientist in the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, provides a space for people around the world to share stories about life in the age of COVID-19, snapshots that will help researchers understand how people coped during the pandemic.

Food science experts holding virtual office hours

Food industry professionals can learn how the novel coronavirus might affect their workers and their consumers, thanks to a series of virtual office hours held by staff at the Institute for Food Safety at Cornell.

Coping strategies linked to mental health risks during girls’ puberty

Transdiagnostic processes, which are subtle ways that people think, act and cope, help explain why mental health problems become more common in girls as they reach puberty, according to new Cornell research.

Cornell experts discuss state of pandemic

Cornell experts took part in a virtual panel discussion, “COVID-19: Origin, Response Management, and Impact on the Global Economy,” on March 24.