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12/08/2016 -

This three-day event began Dec. 8 but continues with a Speed Carving Challenge Dec. 9, 5-9 p.m., when roughly a dozen of the country’s finest ice carvers, including national, world and Olympic champions, will complete detailed sculptures in just 20 minutes using a limited selection of tools.

Dec. 10,...

12/08/2016 -

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County is raising funds through Dec. 15 to construct a small pavilion for harvesting rainwater for the Floral Avenue Community Garden, located in Ithaca’s west side.

The community garden is within walking distance of three low-to-moderate income apartment...

12/08/2016 -

Cornell Transportation and the City of Ithaca will discuss the benefits of Parkmobile, and how this service can help its users find and pay for parking not just in are local area but across the country, Dec. 14, 5:15-6 p.m., Room 226, Weill Hall.

Three years ago the university began to implement...

12/08/2016 -

Kara Miller, associate director in Cornell’s Office of Fraternities, Sororities and Independent Living, has been elected for a two-year term as president of the national Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA), 2017-19. Miller has served on the association’s board of directors since 2014 and also...

12/08/2016 -

The 2017 Cornell United Way Campaign has passed the halfway mark of its $750,000 goal for the 2016-17 academic year.

In a memo sent earlier this week, campaign co-chairs Andy Noel, the Meakem♦Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education, and Kathy Zoner, chief of Cornell Police, announced that...

12/08/2016 -

Civic Ensemble will present four performances of “Bah HumBug! A Rhiner Commedia Carol” this month: Dec. 15-17 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 18 at 4 p.m., at The History Center in Tompkins County, 
401 East State Street # 100.

The show features Ithaca actors Sherron Brown, Sarah K. Chalmers, Alyssa...

12/08/2016 -

Tech Training 12.9.16

Want to learn how to create and format multi-page publications such as newspapers, books, newsletters, and brochures using InDesign? Or learn how to use Photoshop Layers to organize layers, use adjustment layers and layer masks, apply styles and blending modes to...

12/08/2016 -

Provide feedback, receive chance to win prize: Help Cornell Wellness with its planning process. Provide your feedback (deadline Dec. 9) in terms of what you would like to see in the areas of fitness, nutrition and well-...

12/08/2016 -

Buying a home is a huge investment and is one of the best ways to build wealth. If you are interested in buying a home but don’t know where to start, the homebuyer class at Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services (INHS) can help. The class runs weekly January 3-24, 2017 (Tuesdays), 6:30-8:30 p.m., at INHS...

12/07/2016 -

Since Cal Walker opened the first Soup & Hope series of winter talks in 2008, more than 50 speakers have touched, inspired, motivated and stirred the hearts of those who gather Thursdays at noon in Sage Chapel. Stories have come from a wide range of Cornell staff, faculty, students, alumni and community...

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).* 

Pre-...

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 -

“Baking bread – and cookies and pies”

The holiday season signals family gatherings, and family gatherings require home-baked treats. Find new and familiar recipes for cookies, pies, cakes, breads and more through Cornell’s Library.

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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...

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