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Pets’ Angels

Register by April 1 to receive a reduced registration fee for the Pedal for Pets bike-a-thon on April 27. Join the student chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association on a 30- or 50-mile bike ride throughout Ithaca and neighboring communities. The race supports the Patient Assistance Fund at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals. […]

SHARE the word

Early this semester, Cornell launched the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education (SHARE) website. It’s an information resource for all members of the Cornell community about issues related to sexual violence and other sexual misconduct. The SHARE site was developed to provide a one-stop access to services that offer support for victims and survivors, facilitate reporting, increase awareness, promote safety, […]

Sympathy for Newtown

In the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., Cornell’s caring community can help make a difference by sending sympathy cards. If you are interested in writing a sympathy card, bring it to the drop box outside of 130 Day Hall, near the mailroom, until 4 p.m. Friday, Dec 21. A staff member is attending […]

Concrete oases

A little piece of the outdoors came inside this week, thanks to students from the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis (DEA). Small sections of turf create grassy oases of calm in the lobbies of Olin and Mann libraries, as well as Duffield Hall and the Physical Sciences Building. Potted plants and comfortable chairs are […]

Forest of glass

When artist Cindy Tower ’80 discovered that her great-great-grandfather was a founder of Yosemite National Park, she created an art installation modeled on a national park of painted recyclables for her viewers to hike through, from sandblasted wine bottles to construction-grade sono tubes. The New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City featured the […]

Beat the flu

The 2012-13 flu vaccine has arrived. Vaccine (via shots and mist) are available at flu clinics located throughout campus. Visit the Gannett Health Services site for times and locations.

Food, glorious food

The DailyMeal studied dining programs at 2,000 colleges and universities this summer and ranks Cornell No. 5 on its list of 52 Best Colleges for Food in America. In addition to blind taste tests and interviews, criteria included adherence to health codes, variety of food, service, healthiness of food, locally sourced food, accessibility and sustainability. They […]

Ag Quad sprouts fresh food

Scents of Indian and Mexican food, hand-crafted jewelry, farm stands heaped with summer produce and live music are a few of the sights and sounds of the student-organized Farmer’s Market at Cornell, which takes place every Thursday until Oct. 25 on the Ag Quad from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Farmers’ Market at Cornell […]

Cornell takes pride

Cornell has been named to the Campus Pride index of the top 25 most LGBT-friendly colleges and universities in the United States. The rankings are based on data from 339 campuses on LGBT policy inclusion, student life, academic life and other practices. “Every student deserves to feel safe on campus, and all of these colleges are […]

Plantations’ predators

Unbeknownst to many, Cornell Plantations includes more than its 150-acre arboretum and the 25-acre botanical garden: Nearly 4,000 acres of natural areas support the university as outdoor classrooms and places for recreation. But these natural areas are being invaded by invasive species, such as the hemlock wooly adeligid, a tree-sucking pest, and pale swallow-wort, a […]

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