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Students by day, entrepreneurs by night

For entrepreneurial Cornell students, the 168 entrepreneurship classes offered on campus prepare them for a business future -- but many students don't wait until graduation to start a business. (Dec. 18, 2008)

Ostrander named interim vice president for risk management, public safety

Curtis S. Ostrander, associate vice president within Cornell University Finance and Administration and chief of Cornell Police, has been named interim vice president for risk management and public safety. (Dec. 17, 2008)

Situation 'serious,' but 'actions will not threaten excellence,' Skorton asserts

President David Skorton talks with Cornell Chronicle editors about how he is leading the university through the economic downturn and why he is optimistic about the university's future. (Dec. 12, 2008)

Flexible hours are win-win in Cornell Trades Shop

Facilities Services implemented a compressed workweek schedule this fall. Thirty-nine staff members are now working four days a week, 10 hours a day. (Dec. 11, 2008)

How flex policy and tools can help staff and supervisors

The Office of Workforce Diversity, Equity and Life Quality has launched a Web site to answer questions on implementing flexible work arrangements. (Dec. 11, 2008)

End-of-year benefits reminders

The rates for New York state health plans have been announced. Contract college employees have until Jan. 5 to change their health plans. All employees have only until Dec. 31 to enroll in Select Benefits. (Dec. 11, 2008)

Tell us a story, Santa!

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Director Frank Robinson, dressed as Santa Claus, reads 'T'was the Night Before Christmas' to children at the museum's holiday celebration Dec. 7. (Dec. 11, 2008)

7 birdscapes, all atwitter

A new pop-up book by Miyoko Chu, director of communications at Cornell's Lab of Ornithology, celebrates diverse bird sounds in contrasting landscapes through art and audio. (Dec. 11, 2008)

Cornell mourns the passing of one of its legends, 'Hot Truck Bob'

Robert C. Petrillose Sr., known to generations of patrons at Cornell as 'Hot Truck Bob,' died Dec. 8 in Elmira. (Dec. 10, 2008)