10/22/2015 -

Want to learn how to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, advertisements or other graphic documents? The Adobe Illustrator CS6 Level 1 course shows how to create a logo using simple shapes, enhance logos, create logos using custom paths, create a logo with type special effects, create an...

Wellbeing and career/life opportunities, 10/24 update
10/22/2015 -

Fruit Bingo winners announced

“Kudos to the 60 staff members who played Fruit Bingo for one week in September,” said Beth McKinney, director of the Cornell Wellness Program.

“You ate more fruit, got creative, and even discussed fruit and vegetables with your coworkers,” she said. “We selected three winners from the entries who each received a delicious...

Wellbeing and career/life opportunities
10/08/2015 -

Staying Active in Cold Weather – Oct. 26, noon-1 p.m., Weill Hall Room 224. Do you love exercising outdoors? Are you dreading the winter cold or being stuck inside? From the pros at Cornell Outdoor Education (COE), learn about ways to gear up and stay active outside when the temperature drops. Marc Magnus-Sharpe, director of COE, will cover the strategies and...

10/08/2015 -

Ever wonder which collaboration tool to utilize? A hands-on session Nov. 5 at 120 Maple Ave. will focus on when to use Skype for Business (Lync) versus WebEx, so you can use the most effective collaboration tool for the task at hand. Both tools are free for active faculty and staff, and Skype for Business (Lync) is free and available to students as well. Register now for a...

Two bowling opportunities and two reminders
09/24/2015 -

Bowling opportunites:

  • Get the Ball Rolling, open to all staff, faculty and retirees, will be held Oct. 13 at noon, Helen Newman Bowling Center. $5 per person covers pizza and bowling.
  • Employee Bowling Blast Tournament, Oct. 17, shifts at noon and 2 p.m., Helen Newman...
Tech training spotlight, Sept. 29
09/24/2015 -

Want to learn how to use the key components of the Microsoft Office OneNote 2013 application on a desktop, laptop, or Microsoft Windows 8 tablet device, when working in or away from the primary office or study environment?  Register now for the one-day OneNote 2013 class scheduled for Sept. 29. 

To receive training announcements, send an email with the subject:...

The wide world of sports
09/10/2015 -

Autumn is a great time to be a sports fan! There’s postseason play in baseball; the basketball preseason is starting; and football and soccer are in full swing. Cornell University Library has resources for every sport.

Simply type a favorite sport into the search box, press enter, and a variety of results appear. These are sorted...

Food and falls
09/10/2015 -

Preventing falls

“Fall is just around the corner, but falls shouldn’t be just around the corner for older adults,” said Jennifer Bennett of the Cornell University Wellness Program. While falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injury for people 65 years of age and older, they are not an inevitable part of aging, she said.

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Upcoming workshops
08/27/2015 -

Olin & Uris and Mann Libraries offer 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 at Olin & Uris for September:

Sept. 14, 3-4...

Wellbeing programs
08/27/2015 -

Wellbeing programs are open to Cornell community members (faculty, staff, students, post-docs, retirees, and spouses/partners). They assist individuals with tools and strategies related to life transitions, caregiving, physical and emotional health, and flexible work practices.  For more information, contact See also the...