Articles

Articles

Pages

03/09/2017 -

PHOTO GALLERY

A baby girl, who was three-and-a-half months old and weighed six pounds, needed a foster family.

Tim Shenk and his wife, Alicia Swords, didn’t know anything more than that after a call from the Department of...

03/09/2017 -

PHOTO GALLERY

Less than 1 percent of Cornell’s nonacademic staff are citizens of another country. Yet, many of these staff members work directly with the university’s nearly 5,000...

02/24/2017 -

The fourth annual United Way of Tompkins County (UWTC) Fat Tuesday fundraiser will be held at Lot 10 Bar and Lounge, Feb. 28, 5-8 p.m. Live music will feature Casey Max & The DixieKats; also featured will be celebrity bartenders, a silent auction, Luna Inspired Street Food and drink specials.

City...

02/24/2017 -

Gardening for Native Bees and Butterflies

This workshop will be offered March 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Tompkins County Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Ave., Ithaca. Choose the right flowering plants to turn your yard into an oasis for butterflies, bees and...

02/23/2017 -

Register now for the annual Spring Field Ornithology course offered by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

 The eight-week course will be held March 29 through May 21, and includes evening lectures at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and weekend field...

02/23/2017 -

Sixteen Cornell a cappella groups will hold a benefit concert March 11, 6-8 p.m., in Call Auditorium. Proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to the Emergency CARE Fund,...

02/23/2017 -

A friendly competition to determine who makes the best mac ’n cheese in town will be held March 18, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Ithaca High School cafeteria, 1401 North Cayuga Street. Proceeds from the competition will benefit Foodnet Meals on Wheels.

Sample mac from 18 local restaurants and vendors and...

02/23/2017 -

Cornell Feline Club presents Feline Follies, a fundraiser benefiting local animal shelter, March 4th, noon-4 p.m., in Schurmann Hall in the upper tutor room hallway.

Feline Follies is open to the public and will include cat-themed mini-lectures given by Cornell clinicians and staff members, a raffle,...

02/23/2017 -

Want to gain the knowledge and skills to administer a System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) site?  In a three-day hands-on course, you will learn day-to-day management tasks, including how to manage software, client health, hardware and software inventory, applications and integration with Intune...

02/23/2017 -

PHOTO GALLERY

When Joe Remillard, manager for customer service and communications, suggested that the staff in Infrastructure, Properties and Planning hold a Tropical Day to draw attention away from...

02/23/2017 -

Started in 2007 and coordinated by America Saves and the American Savings Education Council, America Saves Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and for individuals to assess their own saving status.

This year, America Saves Week is Feb. 27-March 4. During...

02/23/2017 -

March 25, Barnes Hall: The Jerusalem Quartet

The Jerusalem Quartet, making its Cornell Concert Series debut, is hailed by The Strad as “one of the young, yet great quartets of our time.” A record three-time recipient of the BBC Music Magazine Chamber Music Award, this...

02/23/2017 -

Editor's note: As of the morning of Feb. 24, the in-person option for this event is registered at capacity. You can still attend virtually by registering to attend via Zoom (Cornell email address...

02/23/2017 -

Margherita Fabrizio, director of the Carol Tatkon Center, is known for her large garden and many “tender” plants in large pots that are moved in and out of her house each year. But because the flower stem of her approximately 15-year-old Agave Americana (commonly known as Century Plant), grew higher than...

02/23/2017 -

Cornell offers a number of summer camp programs for children and high school students. Below is a sampling:

International Summer Debate Camp

This camp, geared for students ages 13-18, attracts students from all over the world who are interested in learning and advancing their...

02/23/2017 -

Editor’s note: EARS services are available for undergraduate and graduate students; we are highlighting this article so that staff are aware of these services for students. Staff and faculty members and their partners are encouraged to contact the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (...

02/23/2017 -

PHOTO GALLERY

The third speaker in the 2017 Soup and Hope series now leads the organization that helped her when she found herself briefly homeless in Ithaca 26 years ago.

During her talk Feb. 16 in Sage Chapel, Leslyn...

02/09/2017 -

The Tompkins County Farm Bureau will host a Land As Your Legacy® farm-transition planning workshop Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-noon at the Dryden Fire Station, 24 North St., Dryden, NY. This free workshop will be presented by transition-planning specialists from Nationwide® Financial and is co-sponsored by Cornell...

02/09/2017 -

As Cornell transitions from WebEx to Zoom, Cornell Information Technologies will offer many training opportunities. In January, the number of Zoom users was more than double that of WebEx, with more than 2,500 people using Zoom. If you haven’t switched to Zoom yet, or if you have and are interested in...

02/09/2017 -

Sketching and painting in the greenhouse

Sign up for three sessions of "Painting in the Greenhouse" (Feb. 19-Mar. 5).

Winter botany

Join staff botanist Robert Wesley for a winter walk to identify...

Pages