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Gathering highlights resources for domestic violence survivors

Timed to occur during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Cornell’s first community gathering to take a stand against domestic violence was held Oct. 19 in Willard Straight Hall. The gathering also highlighted the 40th anniversary of the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County.

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Education innovator advocates for transdisciplinary ‘StudioLab’

A new transdisciplinary pedagogy encourages active learning via conceptual, aesthetic and technical learning.

Roper Center takes the pulse with two faculty members on board

Faculty members Kelly Musick and Jonathon Schuldt have joined the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research board.

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Students dredge up eco solutions for Baltimore Harbor

Cornell graduate students will suggest eco-friendly uses for 1.5 million cubic yards of dredged material taken from Baltimore Harbor and Maryland’s Patapsco River.

5k Run helps United Way; next up, women's hockey against Wisconsin

The Homecoming 5k run Oct. 21, with 53 students, 27 alumni and nine staff, parents and others participating, raised $2,000 for the United Way campaign. Now, Cornell women’s ice hockey hopes to surpass the $5,000 it raised last year, as it goes head-to-head against the University of Wisconsin, Nov. 11 ...

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Saluting our veterans: Meet Craig Wiggers

Craig Wiggers, a retired Marine lieutenant colonel with 25 years of service, is director of administration for the physics department and says he loves Cornell’s welcoming, supportive environment.

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Workday time tracking to replace Kronos January 4

A new Workday time-and-attendance system is set to go live Jan. 4, 2018, replacing Kronos, the system currently used by approximately 12,000 nonexempt, biweekly staff and student employees to manage time worked and time off.

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Weather wins Judges' Choice in Halloween costume contest

In one of the largest Halloween Happenings contests in recent years, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences staff, dressed as “Weather Super Heroes and Villains,” won “judges’ choice” overall, with second place in “judges’ choice” going to “Rosie the Riveter”– a group including staff from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

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Where did those electrons go? Decades-old mystery solved

A group led by physics professor Kyle Shen proposes an answer to a decades-old question regarding a class of materials known as "mixed valence" compounds, which display exotic physical properties.

Winter is coming … be prepared

With the snow and ice of the 2017-18 winter season fast approaching, the staff from Environmental Health and Safety and the Grounds Department want to make sure staff, faculty and students are prepared.

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Health care system is broken but fixable, physician-journalist says

Dr. Elizabeth Rosenthal, editor-in-chief of Kaiser Health News, said U.S. health care costs far too much in a campus talk Oct. 30.

Cornell students welcome public to Dairy Day, Nov. 3

Dairy Day, a free event held twice a year by students in the Cornell University Dairy Science Club, is Nov. 3., 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Livestock Pavilion.