Software that keeps the faith wins pitch competition

Peter Cetale’s Religio software, which helps religious organizations boost engagement with their members, won first prize, $3,000 and bragging rights at the Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition Nov. 13 at Statler Hall.

Conference examines criminalization of immigrants

“Criminalizing Immigrants: Border Controls, Enforcement and Resistance,” Nov. 9-10, brought researchers and academics from a range of disciplines together.

End in sight for phone service disruption

Due to an outage on fiber-optic lines, calls from outside have not been reaching campus phones since Nov. 15. Verizon estimates coverage will be restored by the morning of Nov. 17.

Option transfer period has begun for contract college employees

The health plan option transfer period for contract college faculty and staff began Nov. 15 and ends Dec. 15, for coverage effective Jan. 4, 2018.


Things to Do, Nov. 17-Dec. 1, 2017

Events this week include the Mini Locally Grown Dance Festival, a lecture by Constitutional law scholar Erwin Chemerinsky and a concert by Boston singer-songwriter Amanda McCarthy.

State-supported entrepreneurship launches businesses, creates jobs

Tom Schryver, executive director of Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement, testified Nov. 10 to state legislators, saying state-funded entrepreneur programs are an effective way to support economic growth.

New B.F.A. curriculum prepares artistic and intellectual leaders

A new Department of Art curriculum will combine studio work with academic electives across Cornell for undergraduate students developing as artists and scholars.

30th annual Thanksgiving feast is Nov. 23

This Thanksgiving, join other members of the Cornell and local communities for the 30th annual Traditional American Thanksgiving Feast, Nov. 23 at the Robert Purcell Marketplace Eatery on North Campus, 107 Jessup Road.


Panel reflects on Watergate and ‘Russiagate’

A panel of faculty offered reflections after a Nov. 8 screening of "All The President's Men" and drew parallels to politics today.