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Bloomberg extols tech campus

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg included a shout-out to the Cornell NYC Tech campus in his final State of the City address. “On Roosevelt Island, we’ve set the stage for Cornell University to build an entirely new applied science and engineering campus, maybe the most exciting economic development project our city has ever undertaken,” […]

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 […]

Grandmaster archives

Cornell University Library’s Hip Hop Collection houses original artifacts, images and sound recordings documenting the birth and spread of hip-hop culture. This summer, the library is lending its name to the True School NYC Summer Park Jam Series of hip-hop shows this summer in New York City. “We’re proud to help support these old-school hip-hop […]