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MEDIA ALERT: Experts available on coronavirus

Cornell faculty members can speak about coronavirus from a variety of perspectives: the science and health implications of the disease, its impact on the global economy, labor and specialized industries, effects on countries around the world and the broader impact the crisis is having on our daily lives.

Cornell Media Relations Office is the university's representative to local, regional, national and international media organizations. Part of University Relations, Media Relations works across the university to connect faculty experts and thought leaders with print, broadcast and digital media.

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First-year Cornell veterinary student Sean Bellefeuille runs a business that prints 3-D anatomical models for surgeons and students. Dr. Jorge Colon, a senior lecturer at the Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship, describes the technology as "a game-changer" for surgeons in the operating room.

In The News

The article features the work of Samia Henni, assistant professor of architecture, on a documentary presentation about Marseille’s housing crisis for the Manifesta biennial. 

Good Morning America provides exclusive access to Cornell’s extensive testing program, including interviews with Provost Mike Kotlikoff, associate professor of operations research and information engineering Peter Frazier and a few students.

“In Tibet, he was doing a slightly lower level, under the radar, version of what was implemented in Xinjiang,” says Allen Carlson, associate professor of government, about Chen Quanguo, Tibet Communist Party Secretary. 

“Just putting on [formal] clothes doesn’t matter as much if you’re just as confident when you’re wearing casual clothes and you feel like you can work just as well that way,” says Vanessa Bohns, associate professor of organizational behavior at the ILR School. 

“In the past few decades, we’ve seen a shift in the economy toward more service jobs,” says Sharon Sassler, professor of policy analysis and management. “Young people in those service jobs are now at a greater risk of being exposed.” 

“The implications of life orbiting a dead star would be profound; it would show the incredible tenacity of life,” says Lisa Kaltenegger, associate professor of astronomy.