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The Essentials blog covers Cornell life on the Ithaca and New York City campuses, past and present, with a light touch.

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Pollack joins with higher ed leaders to advocate for DACA

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack and 56 other presidents of Association of American Universities member schools sent a letter Sept. 7 urging Congress to act immediately so that DACA participants may remain in the United States without fear of deportation.

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Ithaca campus set to celebrate Cornell Tech dedication

Cornellians on the Ithaca campus can watch the Sept. 13 dedication of Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island live via CornellCast on jumbo screens placed in the Physical Sciences Building.

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Initial Cornell Tech vision has been realized, Huttenlocher says

Days before the Cornell Tech campus dedication Sept. 13 on Roosevelt Island, Founding Dean and Vice Provost Dan Huttenlocher talks about his vision for the campus and how Cornell Tech fits into an ever-changing and increasingly digital world, now and in the future.

NanoScale Facility to celebrate 40 years of nanotech, focus on future

The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility is celebrating its 40-year anniversary Thursday, Sept. 14, with a full day of presentations and panel discussions on campus.

Cornell played large scientific role on Cassini mission

NASA is calling the Cassini mission’s last hurrah the Grand Finale. After cruising seven years to Saturn and spending 13 years strolling its neighborhood, on Sept. 15 the spacecraft ends its mission by plunging into the ringed planet’s atmosphere, breaking into fiery shards.

Division of Financial Affairs launches new campus forum

Vice President for Financial Affairs and Interim Treasurer Gerald Hector has initiated a series of ongoing, monthly gatherings designed to encourage and facilitate information exchange between the Division of Financial Affairs (DFA) and its campus partners.

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TechTalk: Tech Training Spotlight

Want to learn how create and manage Shared Notebooks, how to develop OneNote Pages, and how to add other content to a OneNote page? Register now for the two-hour Organizing with Microsoft OneNote and Outlook workshop scheduled for October 23.

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e-SHOP monthly webinars scheduled

Last year, Procurement Services’ e-Business team hosted monthly e-SHOP workshops at various computer labs across the Ithaca campus. The workshops included a 20-minute overview of e-SHOP’s features and 40 minutes of dialogue and hands-on experience.

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Garden painting and gardening workshops

Workshops: 'Paint and Sip' at the Botanic Gardens; Cooperative Extension Advanced Compost series; and Cooperative Extension Heirloom Tomato Festival.

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Things to Do, Sept. 8-15, 2017

Events on campus this week include a 1921 "Hamlet" with live music in Sage Chapel, a book talk on music and cosmology by Andrew Hicks, work by artist Rebecca Rutstein '93, poetry and new films.

Nathan Peck Sr., professor emeritus of plant and soil science, dies at 94

Nathan Hiram Peck Sr. ’51, Ph.D. ’56, professor emeritus of plant and soil science, died Aug. 24 at the Geneva Living Center North in Geneva, New York. He was 94.