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03/10/2015 - Throughout March, Cornell Dining is motivating students and staff to eat more fruits and vegetables with the “Have you had your five today?” program, encouraging the campus community to eat five cups of fruits and vegetables each day, and offering new and appealing dishes highlighting colorful produce. The...
03/05/2015 -

Participants from more than 100 countries submitted a record 147, 265 bird checklists for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count and broke the previous count record for the number of species identified. The 5,090 species reported represents nearly half the possible bird species in the world. The four-day...

03/05/2015 -

The statewide “Maple Weekend” will be celebrated at Arnot Forest, March 21-22. The modern maple-syrup making operation at Cornell University’s Arnot Forest in Van Etten, NY, will host a pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. both days ($7 per person 5 years and older, includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, and beverages....

03/05/2015 -

Jessica Waldman, engagement director for Cornell Hillel, also has been named social director for Ithaca’s chapter of Team Red, White & Blue (Team RWB), a national veteran’s nonprofit organization. Waldman grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, before spending seven years in Charlotte, N.C. Most recently, she...

03/05/2015 -

The Preparing for Baby workshop series will help you sort through all of the information available for new parents and guide you in making the best decisions for your family. Register for one or more of the programs at https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3UHv8yUzqhf1XeJ. All classes are held 4-5:30 p....

03/05/2015 -

To provide a “one-stop shop” of services for Cornell faculty, staff and retirees to ease into various life transitions – starting a new job, welcoming a new baby, changing benefit status or caring for an elderly relative, for instance – the Division of Human Resources and Safety Services opened a new HR...

03/05/2015 -

At the Feb. 26 Soup and Hope in Sage Chapel, Ella Diaz, assistant professor of English and Latino Studies at Cornell, spoke of the lessons her struggles have taught her: 1) Live on life’s terms. “I am not the ruler of the universe and learning to breathe and accept life on life’s terms actually can be a...

03/05/2015 -

Registration for Charter Day Weekend in Ithaca opened Feb. 24. Celebrations, commemorations and a festival of ideas and imagination will be held for four days, April 24-27. Events will be open to the public and require advance registration at http://150.cornell.edu/events/charterday/registration/. Live...

03/05/2015 -

By analyzing expenses, standardizing supplies, consolidating vendors and negotiating discounts, Cornell Procurement Services is saving Cornell more than $30 million annually.
Joanne DeStefano, vice president for finance and chief financial officer, recently announced that the Procurement Initiative...

02/19/2015 - “Daisy Pulls It Off” is the funniest play you’ve never heard of, presented in the prettiest theater you didn’t know existed, by Running to Places (R2P) in the Beverly J. Martin Elementary School (BJM) in Ithaca. The show runs one weekend only: Feb. 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. and March 1 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15...
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02/19/2015 - CCETC Horticulture Program has planned weekend afternoon travel talks featuring gardens, followed by refreshments and socializing. The first of these will be March 8, 2:30-4 p.m., at CCETC at 615 Willow Ave., Ithaca, with Pat Curran presenting a botanical garden slide show tour from North Caroline, through the...
02/19/2015 - Bring your home-saved seeds (or surplus purchased seeds) to share with others, pick up some seeds for spring planting, learn how to save your own seeds, and get tips on starting plants from seed for this summer’s garden. The swap will be held Feb. 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension at Tompkins...
02/19/2015 - A free educational program, “Private Wells: What Homeowners Need to Know,” will be held March 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Newfield Elementary School (Weaver Rm.), 247 Main St., Newfield. Presenters from Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Community Science Institute, and the Tompkins County Health...
02/19/2015 - A Chats in the Stacks book talk with Karl Pillemer, reviewing advice on love, relationships and marriage from a wide variety of couples who have been together for decades, will be held Feb. 25 at 4 p.m., in Mann Library, the Stern Seminar Rm., 160. Pillemer is professor of human development and the founder and...
02/19/2015 - Two workshops for pre-retirees (ages 50 and older) will be held in March: • For contract college faculty and staff: March 4, noon-1:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall 1 (Murray Lecture Hall), Vet Research Tower • For endowed faculty and staff: March 12, noon-1:15 p.m., G01 Biotechnology Building...
02/06/2015 - Gary Cremeens, from Transportation Services, and Miyoko Chu, Lab of Ornithology, will share the apps they use for transportation and birding, and invite others to join them, Feb. 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at 226 Weill Hall. This free session is the first in a series of "Peek @ My Apps" presentations designed to...
02/05/2015 -

If you need a prescription filled, over-the-counter supplies or advice from a pharmacist … no need to go off campus. The Gannett Pharmacy on Ho Plaza serves the whole campus community, including faculty, staff, family members and visitors.

Gannett’s full-service pharmacy fills prescriptions from both...

01/08/2015 - A luncheon commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Jan. 19, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at the Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Gymnasium, 302 W. Buffalo St., Ithaca. The luncheon is free and open to the public. Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr., actor, director and a founder of Civic Ensemble, will be the...
12/19/2014 - After analyzing ridership data and bus routes, Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) has released its winter/spring 2015 schedule modifications, which include significant changes for Route 81, increased frequency for Route 82 and adjustments to Route 83, and some changes in timing for other routes. Service...

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