Statewide paid family leave becomes effective Jan. 1

As of Jan. 1, 2018, employers in New York state will be required to offer paid leave for eligible staff members to bond with a new child, care for a family member with a serious health condition or fulfill a qualifying military exigency.

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Conference to explore impact of immigrant criminalization

“Criminalizing Immigrants: Border Controls, Enforcement and Resistance” will be held on campus Nov. 9-10.

Things to Do, Nov. 3-10, 2017

Events on campus this week include a conference on immigrants and criminalization, a performance of Renaissance and Baroque-era music and dance, a faculty panel discussing "All the President's Men" and contemporary parallels to Watergate, and the St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig singing sacred music.

Julia Miao receives Judges' Choice; Cynthia Sedlacek, People's Choice

Once again, the recognition received by Cornell’s talented amateur photographers is broadened by having both “judges’ choice” and “people’s choice” winners of the university-wide photo contest. Julia Miao’s “An Unveiled Symphony” won "judges' choice"; Cynthia Sedlacek’s “Who Moved My Nest” won "people's choice" ...

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Joanna Malinowska’s art: ‘Collisions and Ricochets’

Joanna Malinowska, assistant professor of the practice in art, will give an artist talk Nov. 9.

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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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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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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.