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Paddle, paddle, paddle your boat . . .

Looking for a summer activity that’s fun, relaxing and still a good workout? Stop by the Cayuga Outrigger Canoe Club’s open house at the East Shore Marina on Sunday, June 6 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and try out your paddling skills. The club, Ithaca’s first outrigger canoe club, invites paddlers of all ages […]

Success story

Marilyn Tebor Shaw ’76 sits on the board of the Nomadic Kenyan Children’s Education Fund (NKCEF), a foundation that gives impoverished Kenyan children a chance to get an education. She sends an update about a student her foundation has supported. She hopes it helps answer the often-asked question: “What actually happens to these students when […]

Cornell (infra) Red

Check out some familiar campus sights in a new light: infrared. The Mann Library Gallery will feature an exhibit of infrared photography by Cornell Plant Pathology photographer Kent Loeffler through June 30. The exhibit features 28 photographs of campus landmarks such as the Libe Tower and Sibley Dome. The gallery is located on the second […]

Biking for the birds

The Lab of Ornithology’s Hugh Powell, Charles Eldermire and Francois Dewaghe are are competing in the World Series of Birding by bicycle for the Swarovski Carbon Footprint Cup. Follow their adventures here.

Party with a purpose

On May 15, the Cornell United Way Student Campaign hosted the third annual Duff Ball for the Class of 2010 in Duffield Hall. The event sold out, and proceeds estimated at $18,000 will benefit the United Way of Tompkins County. Dean of Students Kent Hubbell and United Way of Tompkins County President James Brown also […]

The end in cite

Literally and figuratively, the end of the semester means the end of students’ research papers – and the library can help. Bibliographic citations can trip up even experienced researchers, with complex formats and different requirements depending on the field of study. The library’s recently updated citation page offers general rules of thumb for citations and […]

Slave ships remembered

Cheryl Finley, assistant professor of art history, discusses her research on African American and Afro Caribbean art and her upcoming book, “Committed to Memory: The Slave Ship Icon in Black Atlantic Imagination,” in this interview from the Out of Bounds radio show.


“Supertasters” are people with extra taste buds who find alcohol, tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, strawberries, condiments and most sweets unpalatable. They also: • Perceive all tastes as more intense than other taster types, particularly bitter tastes • Tend to be fussy about their food and have strong food likes and dislikes • Usually don’t like coffee, […]

Silver screen under the stars

Cornell Cinema will host three outdoor film screenings this summer, on the Willard Straight Terrace, on three Wednesdays: June 23, July 7 and July 21. Vote for movies you’d like to see by May 17.

Trees please

When the 4-H Saddle Club of Seneca County reached out to the Communities and Urban Forests Extension Program in the Department of Natural Resources to do a “natural resource conservation” activity, Keith Tidball, the program’s leader, connected them with the national 4-H Million Trees Initiative and with procuring a donation of trees from the Seneca County Soil […]

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