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Staff embrace ‘discomfort zone’ in quest for learning

Another successful semester of Cornell staff members pairing with student mentors to learn new skills was showcased and celebrated May 10 at a luncheon for participants in the Community Learning and Service Partnership program.

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New signs highlight gorge dangers, delights

Resources abound – on Cornell’s Gorge Safety website, on signs along the Botanic Gardens’ trails and through the work of the gorge stewards – to help visitors safely explore and enjoy Cornell Botanic Gardens’ Natural Areas.

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Nominees sought for President’s Awards for Employee Excellence

Beginning May 15, nominations for the President’s Awards for Employee Excellence will be accepted to recognize the achievements of staff and faculty at Cornell. 

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Leading Cornell renamed in honor of Sam Bacharach

The Leading Cornell program has been renamed in honor of ILR Professor Samuel B. Bacharach, who has led the course’s design and facilitation since its inception in the fall of 2009.

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Key role of office professionals celebrated at lunch

The 31st annual Jennie T. Farley Office Professionals Celebration, held April 24 in Barton Hall, focused on the central role employees play in the life and mission of the university.

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Fine Arts Library service to be interrupted May 20-Aug. 5

In preparation for the Aug. 5 opening of the Mui Ho Fine Arts Library, selected fine arts materials will not be available from May 20 to Aug. 5. Library patrons are asked to plan ahead and borrow needed materials in advance of this service interruption.

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Perkins Prize, new awards celebrate learning across difference

About 80 Cornell students, faculty, staff and trustees gathered for dinner at the Willard Straight Memorial Room April 17 to recognize recipients of the Perkins Prize and new diversity and inclusion awards.

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TransportationCamp makes a pit stop on Ithaca campus

TransportationCamp – an event to engage and educate people on sustainable modes and uses of transportation – was held April 6 in Klarman and Goldwin Smith halls and streamed live.

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Daylong ‘Odyssey’ event to feature community, campus readers

“Arts Unplugged,” sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, will kick off April 26 with “The Odyssey in Ithaca,” a community reading of a new translation of Homer’s “Odyssey.”

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Facing illness, Ehrenberg revisits ‘Last Lecture’

Ron Ehrenberg’s accomplishments are many – and so are the adversities he and his wife, Randy, have faced.

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Cornell to implement innovative approach to student mental health services

A new approach to Cornell Health’s clinical mental health services will be implemented next fall, according to Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life.

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Riché Richardson: from surgery to recovery to hope

At the March 28 Soup & Hope, associate professor of African-American literature Riché Richardson recounted how surgeries and faith taught her to live life to the fullest. 

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