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Scheduling and space inventory project underway

A cross-divisional project is underway based on the late President Garrett's survey to determine areas of administrative burden, which identified facilities inventory management and reservations as one of the top four areas for improvement.

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Engineering community of makers launches website

Cornell’s College of Engineering has launched of a new maker-themed website, CollabSpace, where members interact with other makers, learn about different engineering disciplines, share projects, learn new skills and receive mentoring from Cornell professors, graduate students and alumni.

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Run or walk to work, Sept. 15

The annual National Run/Walk to School/Work event, open to the entire Cornell community, will be held Sept. 15, with the opportunity for participants to win prizes.

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Join the Hurricane Harvey Supply Drive

Join with other local and Cornell community members to donate items to help victims of Hurricane Harvey this Saturday.

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Farewell to Cassini community celebration is Sept. 15

To honor Cornell’s research role in the Cassini spacecraft’s achievements, the Department of Astronomy will hold a community farewell celebration Sept. 15.

Geologists to deploy seismometers along Alaskan Peninsula

Cornell is leading the largest single deployment of seismometers along the Alaskan Peninsula – a $4.5 million endeavor to solve long-standing mysteries about the region.

Weill Cornell Medicine awarded $11.3M grant for prostate cancer research

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $11.3M Specialized Programs of Research Excellence grant from the National Cancer Institute.

Day of Caring is Sept. 13; Cornell United Way kicks off Sept. 20 

The United Way of Tompkins County will celebrate its 21st annual Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring and kick off its 2017-18 Community Campaign Sept. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stewart Park’s large pavilion.

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García book explores history, complexities of U.S. refugee policy

Historian María Cristina García examines the challenges and history of refugee and asylum policy in the United States in her new book, "The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America."

Bulletin stories touch on change and adaptation

Stories in the fall 2017 issue of the Southeast Asia Program Bulletin touch on change and adaptation. 

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Vijay Pendakur seeks to transform the student experience

Vijay Pendakur, who became Cornell’s Robert W. and Elizabeth C. Staley Dean of Students in January, discusses his role, student life, diversity and transformative college experiences.

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Freshman’s company uses big data to improve cancer diagnoses

Freshman Abu Qader is running a company, GliaLab, which is developing software that can improve the accuracy of breast cancer diagnoses, especially in developing countries.