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Help Angela help the Hopi

Tomorrow (Oct. 31) is the last day to donate to Angela Bikes 4 Hopi, Angela Gonzales’ effort to raise funds for the Hopi Cancer Assistance Fund, which helps defray patients’ travel expenses. Gonzales, associate professor of development sociology, took sabbatical leave from Cornell this year to participate in a 30-day, 1,539-mile bicycle ride from Bellingham, Wash., […]

Something Grace whipped up

Fiber Science & Apparel Design student Grace Choi ’14 competed in the Domino Sugar All American Classic Edible Fashion Runway Competition Oct. 6 at Ithaca Mall. Four undergraduate fashion students were each paired with a pastry chef to create a garment using only sweet supplies like sugar and fondant. Choi and baker Kim Simons designed a […]

Birds to clog tri-state skies

Attention birders in New York City’s five boroughs, along the south shore of Long Island and in coastal and interior New Jersey: keep an eye skyward this weekend as migrant birds pass over your area. According to BirdCast, hawks – including American kestrel, osprey, northern harrier and sharp-shinned – will be much in evidence by […]

Citizen diplomats

Cornellian Janice Gallagher, a doctoral student in government, is taking part in the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity, a 30-day, 25-city bus tour from Tijuana, Mexico, that will reach Washington, D.C., Sept. 12. Also on board are Mexican peace activist Javier Sicilia, whose son was killed by drug-gang members last year, and other victims of the drug war. […]

Outdoorsy Cornell

Outside magazine ranks Cornell No. 5 on its list of “Outside Universities”: “Ithaca itself can be pretty great: It’s a central New York town 26 miles from Finger Lakes National Forest, near glacier-carved gorges made the more beautiful by cascading waterfalls. Cornell’s outdoor-ed program offers an impressive array of activities to take advantage of these natural […]

Pancakes for Peru

Elizabeth Humphrey ’13 and Hana Bae ’15, members of the Cornell chapter of Nourish International, spent six weeks in Trujillo, Peru this summer partnering with MOCHE Inc. (Mobilizing Opportunity Through Community Heritage Empowerment – a nonprofit anthropological research organization with a humanitarian focus) to help build a health clinic that will open next year. Working […]

Appledore Island seal rescued

Two Shoals Marine Lab interns, Michelle Moglia ’14 and Laura Bamford ’12, recently had the opportunity to be involved in the rescue of a stranded seal pup on Appledore Island, Isles of Shoals, Maine. Moglia found the seal stranded in a tide pool with a gash in its side, and on July 10 – with […]

Glee Club hits high note in Wales

Scott Tucker recently saw his final appearance after 17 years as conductor of the Cornell Glee Club garner the second-highest score out of nearly 250 choirs at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. The Glee Club recently returned from a two-week tour in England, Scotland and Wales. The focal point of the tour was the music festival. […]

Barrett Keene walks west

“As of tomorrow, I will be more than 1,700 miles in!” says Barrett Keene, Ph.D. ’13, who has been walking from Miami to San Francisco since Jan. 28. He’s raising funds for abandoned children in Haiti and Africa through the Go Walk America project and conducting academic research. Even through the recent heat waves, Keene […]

Love hurts

The Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents “The Taming of the Shrew” and “Romeo and Juliet ” July 12–29 at Cornell Plantations. Performances begin at 6 p.m. at Jackson Grove in the F.R. Newman Arboretum. Suggested donation: $10. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and umbrellas; performances will continue during rain.

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