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Border Angels leader to visit campus, speak downtown

Enrique Morones, president and founder of Border Angels, will speak on “Border Angels, Border Realities and Immigration Today” Sept. 25 in Ithaca.

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and community partners integrating community engagement into majors and minors.

When loyalty trumps honesty: judging loyal lies

People who are dishonest out of loyalty feel they are acting ethically and morally, according to new research. But outsiders disagree, and see those actions as immoral and wrong – unless they themselves lie out of loyalty.

Silver fox study reveals genetic clues to social behavior

A study compares the genetics between the tame and aggressive silver foxes in two areas of the brain, shedding light on genes altered by domestication.

From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

Cornell helps students in kindergarten through 12th grade explore science, technology, engineering and math through a variety of innovative programs.

Fall 2018 flu vaccine clinics available

Flu clinics are underway at no cost for staff, faculty and retirees. Don’t forget to bring your Cornell ID card.  


Viruses discern, destroy E. coli in drinking water

To rapidly detect the presence of E. coli in drinking water, Cornell food scientists now can employ a bacteriophage – a genetically engineered virus – in a test used in hard-to-reach areas around the world.

Cook Award nominations due by Nov. 26

Nominations for the 20th Cook Awards, which recognize Cornell community members for their commitment to women’s issues at Cornell, are due Nov. 26. 

Cornell Botanic Gardens’ wins grant to make plant records accessible

Cornell Botanic Gardens has received a $192,000 grant to upgrade and digitize its plant collections records.

Tang Welcome Center dedicated as Cornell’s new ‘front door’

The new Martin Y. Tang Welcome Center, located in the renovated Noyes Lodge overlooking Beebe Lake, was officially dedicated Sept. 14 during a festive ceremony befitting Cornell’s new “front door.”


Employee Assembly starts new year with new faces and goals

With a new chair, Craig Wiggers, and executive vice chair, Hei Hei Depew, and nine new and 21 returning voting members, the EA is looking for staff members from across campus to serve on its committees.


Cornell and city police team up for child safety

Cornell and Ithaca police are teaming up to provide a free bike rodeo for the public to improve child biking safety, Sept. 29, at the Cornell Grounds Shop.