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Wellness anniversary; New Bike to Work date; workshops
05/15/2014 - Celebrating weight loss winners and 25th anniversary Losing a total of 3,567 pounds, 818 staff, faculty, retirees, spouses and partners participated in the 2014 No Excuses weight loss contest sponsored by the Cornell University Wellness Program. This total represents an average loss of four pounds for each of the 134 teams of 4-8 people. The grand-prize...
Switch to eduroam: “RedRover Secure” retiring
05/15/2014 - “RedRover Secure” will be retired on July 15 so that Cornell can focus on providing a single high-value Wi-Fi Internet network, eduroam. Cornell’s unencrypted (non-secure) Wi-Fi service, RedRover, will continue to be available. However, CIT highly recommends using eduroam’s secure network for your Wi-Fi needs. Start enjoying the benefits of eduroam now. • Keep everything...
Guided bird walks and Monday seminar
04/18/2014 - Guided Beginner Bird Walks Each Saturday and Sunday morning, free, beginner bird walks along easy Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary trails will be held, guided by members of the Cayuga Bird Club. Walks begin at 7:30 a.m.and last about 1.5 hours. Dress for the weather, bring your binoculars, and meet outside the observatory. Bird artist book talk Mia...
Upcoming Cornell MOOC on privacy and surveillance
02/19/2014 - Starting March 2, Stephen Wicker, Cornell professor of electrical and computer engineering, will lead a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Wiretaps to Big Data: Privacy and Surveillance in the Age of Interconnection.” The course is free and will explore privacy issues of an interconnected world, including : • How does cellular technology enable massive surveillance? • Do users...
Wellbeing workshops
02/19/2014 - How to Have an Easier Pregnancy: Complementary Care for Comfort Feb. 21, noon-1 p.m., 163 Day Hall. Topics include nutrition, exercise, complimentary care models and self-care suggestions. The next workshop in the baby series, “Being an Informed Consumer of Pregnancy Services and Resources,” will be held March 7, noon-1 p.m., 163 Day Hall. Get Your...
Monday seminar and Backyard Bird Count results
02/19/2014 - Upcoming seminar Freelance author and travel writer Rachel Dickinson will share highlights of her travels in search of stories at the Lab of Ornithology’s Monday Night Seminar, March 3, 7:30 p.m., at 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd., Ithaca, in a talk, “Have Notebook and Camera Will Travel: Confessions of a Travel Writer Who Birds to Travel and Travels to Bird.” Armed...
Upcoming caregiving and health programs
02/06/2014 - In addition to the workshop series on “Preparing for Baby” and the activities around the 25th anniversary of the Wellness Program, the following upcoming wellbeing programs are open to Cornell community members (faculty, staff, students, post-docs, retirees and spouses/partners).  Advance Care Planning – Feb. 12, noon-1 p.m., 224 Weill Hall Caregiver Support & Education...
Upcoming caregiving and health programs
02/06/2014 - In addition to the workshop series on “Preparing for Baby” and the activities around the 25th anniversary of the Wellness Program, the following upcoming wellbeing programs are open to Cornell community members (faculty, staff, students, post-docs, retirees and spouses/partners).  Advance Care Planning – Feb. 12, noon-1 p.m., 224 Weill Hall Caregiver Support & Education...
How sweet it is (at the library)
02/06/2014 - As Valentine’s Day approaches, chocolates and chocolate desserts seem to be everywhere. Enjoy a chocolate from that stash in your desk while exploring what is behind the treat everyone loves. The history of chocolate can be found in books such as Sarah Moss and Alexander Badenoch’s “Chocolate: A Global History” and...
Tech Training Spotlight
02/06/2014 - Want to learn how to create and format such multi-page publications as newspapers, books, newsletters and brochures? Would you like to be able to correct photos or create photographic special effects? Register now for an Adobe InDesign or Photoshop class scheduled for Feb. 27. To receive training announcements, send an email with the subject: join to IT-Training-L-request@...

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