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President issues statement on recent racial incidents

President Martha E. Pollack sent a message to the Cornell community Sept. 17 outlining steps to make the university a more equitable, inclusive and welcoming environment in the wake of recent racial incidents.

Study: Binge drinking cuts chance of landing a job by 10 percent

Heavy drinking six times a month reduces by 10 percent the probability a new college graduate will land a job, according to research led by the ILR School’s Smithers Institute.

Cornell in New York City celebrates Pollack’s inauguration

Cornell's New York City schools and units gathered to welcome Martha E. Pollack as the university's 14th president at a reception Sept. 14 at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Beehive monitoring company wins pitch at entrepreneurship kickoff contest

A company with a device to help beekeepers monitor the health of their hives took first place in a pitch contest at Entrepreneurship Kickoff Sept. 13.

Cycling with a philosophical bent

Cornellians on wheels were a big part of the Southern Tier AIDS Program’s 19th Annual AIDS Ride For Life Sept. 9.

Essentials

Off-Campus Living rates safety of Ithaca city rentals

Off-Campus Living website has added a new safety ratings feature, based on publicly available information, to help student renters in the city of Ithaca.

BioBlitz highlights the species diversity of Ithaca region

Participants in the inaugural School of Integrative Plant Science BioBlitz discovered local biodiversity Sept 8-9.

Day of Caring, food drive launch county United Way campaign

The 2017 Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring was held Sept. 13, kicking off the United Way of Tompkins County campaign. The goal for the county 2017-18 United Way campaign is $1,933,184.

Pawprint

Cornell digital ag program integrates with John Deere Operations Center

Ag-Analytics, a cloud-based application that provides digital agriculture analytics, has integrated its technology with the John Deere Operations Center, the manufacturer’s online platform. Cornell is the first university to integrate with the Operations Center.

Cornell architecture programs hold top rankings in national survey

Cornell has retained its No. 1 position for the fourth consecutive year among undergraduate architecture programs nationwide in the 2018 rankings of top architecture schools.

Things to Do, Sept. 15-22, 2017

Events this week include sustainable spaces on campus for PARK(ing) Day, the Lab of Ornithology’s Migration Celebration open house, comedian Trevor Noah in Barton Hall and “It” screenwriter Chase Palmer.

Big Red sports leaders to meet in NYC Sept. 18

Nearly 300 Cornell alums shaping today’s sports world will gather Sept. 18 in Manhattan to discuss some of its hottest topics and to celebrate Big Red’s impact on the industry.