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09/12/2014 - This past week, Vice President Mary Opperman sent the following message to all Cornell faculty and staff about a disability and veterans self-identification survey: Dear Colleagues, Since 2004, Cornell University has holistically addressed the needs and interests of its students, faculty, and...
09/11/2014 -

With reminders to nurture the community that cultivates the university, Cornell kicked off its 2014-15 United Way campaign Sept. 8 before several dozen United Way volunteer ambassadors at Friends Hall. This year’s goals: $815,000 in donations and to achieve more faculty and staff participation.

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08/27/2014 - Opportunities abound on campus and, on July 23, employees were given a glimpse of what Cornell has to offer at the 16th annual Staff Development Day (previously known as Staff Education Exploration Day). More than 400 employees attended this year’s event at the Biotechnology Building, gathering information on...
08/27/2014 - Celebrating the Moog Synthesizer Three movies and a live concert will show at Cornell Cinema in conjunction with The History Center in Tompkins County’s exhibition “Switched-On: The Birth of the Moog Synthesizer” through May 31, 2015. The exhibit tells the story of Bob Moog, Ph.D. ’65, and...
08/27/2014 - Tenant/landlord rights, responsibilities

 Mike Danaher, New York State assistant attorney general, will discuss the benefits of a well-written lease, how security deposits are managed, when and how evictions occur, what to do about needed repairs, and how to avoid or resolve tenant-landlord...
08/27/2014 - WVBR’s Bound for Glory has announced the 2014 Fall schedule, the start of the 48th year of this Central New York folk musical tradition. It opens Aug. 31 with Andrew and Noah Vannorstrand.  Bound for Glory broadcasts live from the Cafe at Anabel Taylor Hall Sunday nights, 8-11, with live sets at 8:30, 9:30...
08/27/2014 - “Students at Cornell’s Shoals Marine Laboratory know Bogdanowicz as the assistant director for academic programs, but in the world of Bird Cams watchers, she has a strong following as unofficial photographer of the hawk family and one of the main BOGs, or ‘Birders on the Ground,’” writes Amy Layton, assistant...
08/27/2014 - The latest of several short YouTube videos on laboratory safety by the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) demonstrates the safety concerns that arise when people use cell phones or earphones while working in biological laboratories. See http://news.cornell.edu/eials/2014/08/bio-labs-cell-...
08/27/2014 - The deadline: September 26, 2014. To encourage new entrants, an additional category has been added for those faculty and staff who have not submitted any photos to this contest in the past three years: New Entrants. Entries in this category can be in any subject. Cornell staff, faculty,...
08/27/2014 - The Cornell Recreation Connection (CRC) is offering trips to New York City on the following Saturdays: Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8 and Dec. 13. The discounted fare for all CRC trips is $50 per person for Cornell faculty/staff and up to four guests. Tickets are non-refundable. Contact Swarthout Coaches at...
08/27/2014 - For the third year, Q Country morning host Chris Allinger is strapping on his backpack to walk for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s BackPack Program™. His “Walkin’ the Country” event is set for Sept. 8-12 and will take the DJ to every town in Tompkins County, raising funds for the program that helps...
08/27/2014 - The Cornell Plantations Annual Fall Lecture Series opens Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Call Alumni Auditorium, Kennedy Hall, and will be followed by a garden party in the Botanical Garden of Cornell Plantations. The series, free and open to the public, will be held every other Wednesday until Nov. 12 in Statler Hall...
08/27/2014 - Kathryn Burkgren, director of organizational development for faculty and staff at Cornell, recently was recognized for her leadership of the Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI), a national organization of higher education institutions. During her 2011-13 tenure as NCCI president, Burkgren...
08/27/2014 - Faculty and staff are reminded to take religious observances into account when planning events, meetings, programs, meals and travel. “From the university’s founding, and exemplified in our beautiful Sage Chapel, religious diversity has always been part of Cornell’s commitment to diversity and inclusion,”...
08/27/2014 - Cornell’s Child Care Grant Program helps faculty and staff pay for child care expenses by granting awards of up to $5,000 a year, tax-free. The application period for the 2015 Child Care Grant Program begins Sept. 1 and runs through Sept. 30. The grant covers eligible child care, including infant and...
08/27/2014 - Members of the Employee Recognition Team distributed more than 1,000 Cornell ice cream cups, popsicles and seasonal fresh fruit items at the mid-summer High Five Employee Recognition Event, August 7. The distribution points were located at Kennedy, Carpenter and Stocking Halls; the East Hill Office Building;...
08/27/2014 -

Wellbeing

Living with COPD and/or Asthma: Sept. 9, noon-1 p.m., G01 Biotech. Covers the medical causes and symptoms of COPD and asthma, respiratory medications, tobacco cessation and a smoke-free environment, nutrition tips, and the importance of staying active....
08/27/2014 - Have you ever found yourself wishing you could get your Cornell phone calls even when you’re not at your desk, without having to publicize your personal cell number? Thanks to “My Extension Everywhere,” a service of IT@Cornell, you can.  With My Extension Everywhere, calls made to Cornell phone numbers will...
08/27/2014 - Dear University Community members,
 Several staffing changes have taken place during the past few months within the Division of Facilities Services (FS). These changes were necessitated by departures of some of my leadership team who found new opportunities elsewhere, as well as recent announcements by...
08/19/2014 - Check out Cornell’s newest digital magazine on Flipboard—Cornell University: Discovery. Find stories about Cornellians who conduct basic and applied research, get the details about what inspires them and learn about the difference their work makes in the world. View the magazine on your computer screen or...

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