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10/20/2016 -

Start planning your costume for this year’s annual Cornell Recreation Connection costume contest, Oct. 31, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., in 104 Willard Straight Hall (Cornell Cinema). Pizza and cake will be provided by Cornell Dining.

Prizes for most original, funniest, scariest and best group or department.

10/20/2016 -

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

We’re in the midst of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a time to review what we can do to stay safe online, protect our personal information and safeguard our computers against compromise.

Universities and their...

10/20/2016 -

Gannett Health Services has begun offering flu vaccines, free to all Cornell students, staff, faculty and retirees (bring your Cornell ID). Annual influenza vaccination is an important step people can take to protect themselves and others from the flu.

Only flu shots are available. In accordance with...

10/20/2016 -

The president, the provost, university diversity officers and the Cook Awards Committee are seeking nominations for the 19th annual Cook Awards, which honor Cornell students, faculty and staff members for their commitment to women’s issues and for improving the climate for women at Cornell.

The awards...

10/20/2016 -

Interested in a Mickey Mouse glass figurine? A handmade quilt? Tickets to the Kitchen Theatre or Ithaca College theater, a Burns Sisters concert, Cornell men’s basketball or women’s hockey? Gift certificates to Aladdin’s or Taverna Banfi? Or a silk scarf, canvas painting or knitted hat?

More than 130...

10/20/2016 -

Current Cornell assistant coach Nicole Ross won her first-ever Division I gold medal at a national fencing tournament, the October North American Cup, held Oct. 7-10 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich.

Ross, who fell shy of qualifying...

10/20/2016 -

Online giving to the 2016-17 Cornell United Way campaign has begun and pledge cards are in the mail.

Cornell faculty and staff already have started to respond online to the Oct. 14 email request from campaign co-chairs Andy Noel, the Meakem*Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education, and Kathy...

10/20/2016 -

In the 1980s and '90s, Franklin N. Henry Sr. was well-known by staff at Cornell: he served on the Employee Assembly and as employee-elected trustee, and was general manager of Dining and Retail Services for Campus Life.

Henry died at age 79, August 26, after a brief illness. He was born in Cordtown,...

10/20/2016 -

SUNY Empire State College (ESC) will hold an undergraduate open house Oct. 27 for all members of the public who might be interested in pursuing coursework or an undergraduate degree through ESC. The open house will be held in the ESC office on the Ithaca Commons at 118 N. Tioga St., fifth floor, and at...

10/19/2016 -

PHOTO GALLERY

Despite a second-half rally, Cornell football fell to Sacred Heart at Schoellkopf Field, 31-24, but sunny skies, autumn colors and warm outdoor temperatures kept spirits high during Employee...

10/19/2016 -

PHOTO GALLERY

“Get involved.”

From the opening slideshow featuring Cornell staff at work, through introductory remarks by Ulysses Smith ’14, chair of the Employee Assembly, who...

10/19/2016 -

PHOTO GALLERY

Two sergeants were promoted to the rank of lieutenant, three officers to sergeant and one officer was welcomed back to Cornell University Police (CUP) at the officer...

10/19/2016 -

Workshops

Rain Gardens: Nov. 5, 2-4 p.m., Nevin Welcome Center. How can you help our streams and beautify your home landscape in rain or shine?  You can create a rain garden: a shallow, vegetated depression that collects, absorbs, cools, and filters storm water...

10/07/2016 -

Save the date! The annual Insectapalooza, a one-day insect fair featuring hands-on experience with hundreds of live insects, spiders and other fascinating arthropods, will be held Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Comstock Hall. See http://...

10/07/2016 -

Donation drop off days: Oct. 13 and 14

Gently worn professional clothing, business casual, shoes and accessories are being sought for this popular annual event. Others will benefit from your generosity. To donate, contact any of the following volunteers across campus:

  • Tracy...
10/06/2016 -

Did you know that your yard, office patio, or city park could provide important habitat for dozens of plants and animals?

The Nature Conservancy and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology have launched Habitat Network, a free online citizen-science platform that invites people to map their outdoor space,...

10/06/2016 -

Support ending for Symantec Antivirus

If you’re relying on Symantec antivirus downloaded from a Cornell website to protect your personally owned computer from viruses and malicious software, you’ll need to switch to a new strategy soon. On October 21, Cornell support will end for the...

10/06/2016 -

In the spring of 2017, the university will begin implementing Concur, a one-stop, web-based travel solution that enables users to address all travel-related tasks, from booking reservations to filing for reimbursements.

“Cornell selected Concur as the best low-cost travel solution to fully meet the...

10/06/2016 -

Cornell’s Environmental, Health and Safety and Grounds departments have partnered to offer a series of messages on staying safe this winter. Below is the first of these messages, also posted on the Facilities Features Pawprint column and the...

10/06/2016 -

Interim President Hunter Rawlings sent the following email message to the Cornell community Oct. 3:

Dear Colleagues,

Once again, I am proud to engage in an important community-campus tradition by supporting United Way of Tompkins County. 

Most of us are connected...

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