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12/07/2016 -

Cornell staff and faculty are eligible to save with low Apple education pricing every day at The Cornell Store. During the one-day Big Apple Sale for Cornell faculty and staff, Dec. 15, you can save an additional eight percent off (up to $200, total, on Mac and up to $95 on iPad).* 

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12/07/2016 -

The following message from KyuJung Whang, vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning, and Joanne DeStefano, executive vice president and chief financial officer, was distributed to deans, directors and department heads Dec. 2.

Winter is approaching and...

12/07/2016 -

Medical FSA:

  • If you or your family members are enrolled in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) medical care reimbursement account for 2016, you must incur all expenses by Dec. 31, 2016. This is a change from prior years, which allowed expenses through March 15 of the following year...
12/07/2016 -

PHOTO GALLERY

Jason Kahabka ’98, M.S. ’03, admits that he should have known something was up: a rather short agenda was distributed in advance of the Nov. 29 staff meeting being held in the Big Red Barn,...

12/07/2016 -

Winter parking rules are in effect Dec. 1 - April 1: Winter overnight parking rules are in effect Dec. 1 - April 1, whenever it is snowing, or snow is in the forecast; winter break parking for students is available from December 16 - January 24; and City of Ithaca odd/even parking is in...

12/07/2016 -

Mary G. Opperman, vice president and chief human resources officer, shares the following message with Cornell staff:

Dear staff colleagues,

The end of the year can be a stressful time for many of us. There is added tension in our nation and community...

12/07/2016 -

To bring holiday cheer to three local families in need, the Men of Color and Women of Color Colleague Network Groups and the Black Graduate Professional Student Association at Cornell University are collaborating with the Salvation Army of Ithaca to collect donations for those families. The...

12/07/2016 -

Two book signing/tasting events hosted by The Cornell Store will feature Moosewood Restaurant, which was founded in 1973 and revolutionized vegetarian cooking. Attendees at both events can purchase autographed copies of Moosewood cookbooks and sample their recipes. Reminder: All general books are 20 percent...

11/18/2016 -

Cornell Police will hold a child safety-seat inspection station Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. until noon, at the Cornell Grounds Department, 307 Palm Rd.

The Cornell Police will have trained child passenger safety technicians on site to provide instruction in the proper installation, use and maintenance of...

11/17/2016 -

Tech Training Spotlight

Want to learn how to be able to create tables and fields, and to query the database for specific information in Access?  Or how to create presentations, format slides, draw objects or add graphics in PowerPoint?  Register now for the ½-day Access 2016...

11/17/2016 -

Make a beautiful evergreen wreath to decorate your home for the holidays. Fresh-cut greens, ring, wires and ribbons are supplied. Bring any special decorating materials you like to personalize your wreath. Wear casual clothes and bring pruning shears, scissors and gloves. 

If you have never made...

11/17/2016 -

Christmas Vespers:  a Lessons and Carols service, will be held Dec. 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m., Sage Chapel. Both services will be the same, sung by the Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club, but with traditional readings by different members of the Cornell community. The program features conductor...

11/17/2016 -

About 600 faculty and staff visited the booths, displays and seminars offered through this year’s Benefair, Nov. 9, in the Biotechnology Building.

Also attending were 15 outside vendors who could answer questions on their services available to Cornell employees : TIAA, Fidelity, VALIC, Voya, MetLife,...

11/17/2016 -

Cornell Law School is holding its second annual Estate Planning Clinic in the Spring of 2017. As it did last year, the clinic will assist those who do not have access to an estate planning attorney and will provide clients with a basic estate plan that includes a last will and testament, a living will...

11/17/2016 -

Now in its sixth year, the annual Cornell Town-Gown Awards (the TOGOs) will be held Saturday, Nov. 19, 9-11 a.m., at Ithaca High School’s Kulp Auditorium.

The event includes a holiday food drive led by Cornell students and an informal gathering with donuts, cider and music from Ithaca High students...

11/17/2016 -

The 2016 auction by the Emergency CARE (Cornellians Aiding and Responding to Employees) Fund raised $5,159.26. According to co-chair Michelle Eastman, Cornell University Library, a total of 170 items was sold: 206 bidders, placing a total of 1,646 bids, vied for a wide range of such items as tickets to...

11/17/2016 -

The health plan option transfer period for contract college (New York state) faculty and staff began Nov. 14 and ends Dec. 16, 2016, for coverage effective Jan. 5, 2017. To streamline the process this year, health plan changes will not require action in Workday. Now, employees must only submit PS404 New...

11/17/2016 -

Should Cornell’s academic calendar remain as is or be changed? Are breaks and study days optimally positioned to bring out the best in the students? Should the spring semester start earlier in order to create more summertime employment and academic opportunities for students? Should Commencement Weekend be...

11/16/2016 -

Today is the last day of the endowed open enrollment period, when endowed employees make changes to their healthcare plan or enroll in a medical or dependent care...

11/16/2016 -

Four Big Red women’s hockey players – sophomores Diana Buckley and Pippy Gerace, and freshmen Grace Graham...

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