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09/22/2016 -

Staff members comprised more than two thirds of the total 376 Cornell community members participating in National Run/Walk @ (To) Work/School Day September 16. In addition to 263 current and 15 retired staff, 37 faculty and four emeritus faculty, 13 undergraduate students, 29 graduate students, six post...

09/22/2016 -

Take a journey of the Americas and discover the food plants that have shaped the cultures, communities and industries of North, Central and South America at Judy's Day at Cornell Plantations Sunday, Sept. 25,...

09/22/2016 -

Retirement income solutions 

Learn about your options for planning your income in retirement. Presented by Fidelity Investments Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in G10 Biotechnology Building.  Light buffet.  RSVP:...

09/22/2016 -

The Cornell Recreation Connection (CRC) has organized monthly New York City day trips for Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10).

All trips are on...

09/22/2016 -

Planting in a post-wild world 

Author and planting designer Claudia West will discuss a new form of planting design that works with native plants and natural principles, marrying horticulture with ecology, at the first of Cornell Plantations’ Fall Lecture Series, Sept. 28 at 7:30...

09/22/2016 -

During homecoming weekend, Cornell University will host several events commemorating the takeover of Willard Straight Hall in 1969 and the destruction of the original Africana Studies building at 320 Wait Avenue by a suspected act of arson in 1970. On Friday, September 23, there will be a panel...

09/21/2016 -

Reminder: The deadline for applying for Cornell’s 2017 Child Care Grant is Sept. 30. Grants of up to $5,000 per year are awarded, tax free, to eligible faculty and staff members for child care expenses.

If you are pregnant or planning to adopt and expect to have child care expenses in 2017, you must...

09/21/2016 -

The following workshops will be offered at G10 Biotechnology Building unless otherwise noted. Free and open to all faculty, staff and students.

09/21/2016 -

Reminder: The deadline for submitting photos to the 34th annual Photography Contest is a little more than two weeks away – October 9. Guidelines for photograph submissions remain the same as in the past, but judging will be modified slightly based on feedback from last year’s winners.

All Cornell...

09/21/2016 -

Reminder: Tickets are on sale through Oct. 6 for Cornell’s Fall Employee Celebration, set for October 15. Cornell Big Red football will square off against Sacred Heart University at 1:30 p.m. (see www.cornellbigred.com).

Tickets are $5 per person and include...

09/21/2016 -

Cornell University Library offers a wide variety of workshops designed to assist patrons in developing skills in library research, information management and computer applications. These workshops are free and open to registered Cornell students, faculty and staff. Below are the workshop offerings and...

09/21/2016 -

Listed below are two sets of workshops offered this October: wellness/wellbeing workshops; and baby and teen parenting workshops. For finance and retirement workshops offered during October, see the article "Focus on finances and retirement planning."

Wellness/wellbeing workshops...

09/21/2016 -

Live online discussion on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) open to public

The massive open online course, “Science and Politics of the GMO,” is hosting a session on “How should we assess GMO’s?” The session will be held Sept. 23, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Risk assessment differs for...

09/21/2016 -

Home Plate is a new program, sponsored by the Student Assembly’s City and Local Affairs Committee, to enhance community relationships through regular dinners between small groups of Cornell students and Ithaca-area residents.

It gives students the opportunity to better know their community and its...

09/21/2016 -

Did you know that Cornell faculty and staff members can join The Cornell Club-New York?
 Located at 6 East 44th Street in midtown Manhattan, the Cornell Club is steps away from Grand Central Terminal, Times Square, Rockefeller Center and some of the best shopping, theatres and museums on the East coast. The...

09/21/2016 -

At many universities, the term “shared governance” refers to the role faculty play in shaping the academic environment.

Since the 1970s, “shared governance” at Cornell has had a much broader meaning. Here, faculty, undergraduate students, graduate and professional students, and staff members are all...

09/09/2016 -

This annual event will be held Sept. 16, with the opportunity for participants to win prizes. Prizes include:

  • Two pairs of running or walking shoes from Finger Lakes Running and Triathlon Company (one pair per winner)
  • Two Petzl headlamps – 100 Lumens – great for running, walking, hiking,...
09/09/2016 -

Live webinar on the 2016 presidential election and the economy

TIAA’s head of federal government relations, Larry “Chad” Chadwick, provides an in-depth look at the presidential race and how it could affect the global financial and economic landscape. Sept. 20 at noon.  Register...

09/08/2016 -

Take a journey of the Americas and discover the food plants that have shaped the cultures, communities and industries of North, Central and South America at Judy's Day at Cornell Plantations Sunday, Sept. 25,...

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