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Reopening the country will do little to restore the US economy

Reopening the country will do little to restore the US economy

May 14, 2020

Rochester economist Lisa Kahn says multiple factors—not just stay-at-home orders—combined to generate the recent collapse in the labor market.

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COVID-19 demands a reckoning with hospitals’ fee-for-service business model

COVID-19 demands a reckoning with hospitals’ fee-for-service business model

May 11, 2020

A health care system that prioritizes volume over routine care is “structurally incapable” of responding to the challenges presented by COVID-19, writes Mical Raz in a Washington Post op-ed.

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Social distancing has stabilized, but failed to reverse, the spread of COVID-19

Social distancing has stabilized, but failed to reverse, the spread of COVID-19

May 11, 2020

According to a new study by data scientists, social distancing measures like closing schools and restaurants sharply decreased the doubling rate of confirmed cases, but COVID-19 is still spreading.

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Novel coronavirus update: Latest resources and guidance

Novel coronavirus update: Latest resources and guidance

May 11, 2020

A new University website has launched as a resource for information on the global novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) health crisis.

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Local dairy farmers to provide free milk on River Campus Monday, May 11

Local dairy farmers to provide free milk on River Campus Monday, May 11

May 7, 2020

The drive-thru event is the result of a collaboration between the University, the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, Dairy Farmers of America, and local farmers.

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Responding to coronavirus: Town hall with University leadership set for Thursday

Responding to coronavirus: Town hall with University leadership set for Thursday

May 5, 2020

In a special live Zoom event, students, alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and families from around the world can join in to hear about the many ways the University has addressed the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Still serving students—and missing the ones who are gone

Still serving students—and missing the ones who are gone

May 1, 2020

Dining Services has adjusted its services and options to accommodate the approximately 750 students who remain in the residence halls on the River Campus during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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We’re all in this together

We’re all in this together

May 1, 2020

A few of the undergraduates who have been studying remotely since March talk about the transition and what it’s meant for them as students and members of the University community.

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Cleaner air a ‘short-term’ silver lining of COVID-19

Cleaner air a ‘short-term’ silver lining of COVID-19

April 29, 2020

Environmental scientist Lee Murray tells City Newspaper that the area’s nitrogen dioxide concentrations in March were 30 percent lower than in March 2019. But the benefit won’t last, he says.

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