06/10/2015 -

New video: Traveling Internationally with Technology

When you travel internationally, years of hard work, your identity, and other Cornell data (including the identities of people you work with) are put at risk. But the great news is that you can take steps to protect data. See how in this five-minute video provided by the Cornell IT Security...

Tech Talk: IT@Cornell Community Conference June 25
05/28/2015 -

The IT@Cornell Community Conference will be held Thursday, June 25, in Bailey Hall. IT@Cornell is exploring the theme of “Connecting the Past, Present and Future” of technology. The morning promises high-impact, insightful, and interactive plenary sessions featuring four national leaders in...

Researching the Danby State Forest
05/14/2015 -

This column has explored resources such as genealogy (http://pawprint.cornell. edu/?q=articles/columns/your-library-your-life/finding-roots), the map collec- tion ( from-trumansburg-to-tibet-maps-at-cornells-library) and local...

Tech Talk: SharePoint
05/14/2015 -

Want to learn how to build a complete solution for branding a SharePoint site?

The SharePoint Online – Branding and User Interface Design course explains begin- ning branding features as well as underlying SharePoint branding technology with- in SharePoint Online. Register now...

Upcoming ornithology events
05/03/2015 -

Birds and blossoms            

In collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Cayuga Bird Club, Cornell Plantations is offering Friday morning bird walks at 8 a.m. in the Newman Arboretum, and Sunday wildflower walks 1 p.m. in Sapsucker Woods. Friday walks will be held May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 (meet...

TechTalk on business analysis
05/03/2015 -

Have you ever wanted to explore the breadth of tasks, skills and interactions expected in a business analysis professional role?  An upcoming four-day course provides a complete foundational set of practical tips and hands on exercises to build expertise and confidence using requirements delivery strategies, independent of methodology.  Register now for the four-day...

Six easy spring cleaning tips for your workspace
05/03/2015 -

What is it about warmer temperatures, sunshine, green grass, blooming daffodils and leaves returning to bare trees that compels us to – spend all day indoors cleaning?

Wikipedia lists a number of historic origins for spring cleaning, ranging from the ancient Persians and Hebrews to Greek Orthodox traditions, all of which observe some formalized rites of vernal cleansing....

The 1980s: a decade of staff firsts
05/03/2015 -

The ’80s were packed with “firsts” for Cornell staff.

Networking. The first issue of the staff paper Networking was distributed March 6, 1980 – just the words “Name me” appeared in the masthead. It would gain its name by the next issue through a staff contest and would be renamed Pawprint in 1995, also by staff vote. In 1982, the first annual Networking...

Wellbeing and career/life opportunities
04/16/2015 -

AARP smart driver course
AARP's "Smart Driver" course will be offered April 20 and 22, 12:30-4 p.m., at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, 615 Willow Ave., Ithaca, hosted by Way2Go.The AARP driver-safety program is the nation's largest refresher course designed specifically for older drivers, but is suitable for all drivers regardless of age....

Staff in Time
04/05/2015 -

Growth, change, communication: Cornell staff 1950s-80s

The three decades following World War II were characterized by rapid growth in the 1950s, social and political turmoil in the 1960s and economic inflation in the 1970s. During this period, Cornell faced the same challenges and these events had their effects on staff life.

Educating and employing...