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11/03/2016 -

Cornell will honor veterans and military personnel through an array of activities leading up to and including Veterans Day, Nov. 11. For the first time, Cornell will light McGraw Tower green on Veterans Day, to recognize and honor the service of veteran students, faculty, staff and alumni.

The McGraw...

11/03/2016 -

Cornell will honor veterans and military personnel through an array of activities leading up to and including Veterans Day, Nov. 11. For the first time, Cornell will light McGraw Tower green on Veterans Day, to recognize and honor the service of veteran students, faculty, staff and alumni.

The McGraw...

10/21/2016 -

Wellness/wellbeing workshops

Cornell Wellness pilots fall mixers as part of social wellness campaign
CU Social Wellness is a new campaign brought to you by Cornell Wellness and an ad hoc group from its advisory committee to promote ways...

10/20/2016 -

This Cooperative Extension class, Oct. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m., will cover fall tasks for landscape plants from perennials to woody plants to veggies. Learn when and what to cut back, when and how to mulch, how much to water, how to protect woodies from deer and rodents, and other seasonal tasks to prepare for...

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,...

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