Requiring the COVID-19 vaccine: insights for businesses

More than 900 viewers tuned in on May 4 to hear Cornell alumni and industry experts representing both management and workers discuss whether U.S. employers should require their employees to be vaccinated. As of May 7, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that about 150.4 million people have received at least one dose of … Read more

Green is the new normal: faculty talk about teaching in fall 2020

Over the past ten months, Cornell faculty have been working to adjust and adapt to the new normal. Faculty have had to quickly master new technologies and new modes of instruction as they’ve transitioned from whiteboards to online polls. They’ve had to think through questions of equity and inclusion, as they attempt to balance the … Read more

Cornell champions: Meet our volunteers

Rich Chomko ’03: Coast-to-coast Cornell ambassador Rich Chomko ’03 began volunteering for Cornell when he was a student—hosting admitted students for the Red Carpet Society and chairing Cornell Days—and has never stopped. A physics teacher who has taught in high schools in Los Angeles, New York City, and New Jersey, he has been helping pre-college … Read more

150 words: Le Do ’14

Not even a month after he graduated from the School of Hotel Administration, Le Do was back on campus for Reunion. “To be honest, I still feel like a student, and I always will,” said Le, an active class council member for the past three years and a recently elected alumni class officer. Now working … Read more

150 words: Nick Bayer ’00

First thing every morning, Nick Bayer ’00 bonds with his nine-month-old son, Luke, at a Saxby’s café down the block from the Philadelphia high-rise he shares with his wife, Hally Blair Bayer ’02.“He sits on my lap and watches the buses,” says Nick. It’s a routine that blurs the line between life and work; Nick … Read more