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New ‘Botanic Buzzline’ trail connects people, pollinators

The Botanic Buzzline, a 380-foot-long, flower-lined pathway developed by students to help pollinating insects navigate fragmented green spaces, opens Sept. 14 in Cornell Botanic Gardens. 

Bus exhibit offers exercises in recognizing unconscious bias

The Check Your Blind Spots bus comes to campus Sept. 16, an interactive experience providing ways to learn about and mitigate unconscious bias.

Six A.D. White Professors-at-Large elected

A Nobel Prize-winning physicist, best-selling authors and a leader in global sustainable agriculture are among six newly elected Andrew Dickson White Professors-at-Large at Cornell.

Townsend Lectures to focus on home in ancient Mediterranean

Barbara Graziosi, a professor of classics at Princeton University, will deliver the three-part Townsend Lectures, Sept. 10, 13 and 17, on the theme of “Homecoming and Homemaking in the Ancient Mediterranean.”

BEAR Walk fair builds bridges between Cornell, community

Poetry, belly dancing and bear hugs highlighted the BEAR Walk Community Fair, Sept. 5 in Collegetown, an event that encouraged Cornell students to engage with their adopted home and be good neighbors. 

Things to Do, Sept. 6-13, 2019

Events at Cornell this week include an exhibition on migration at the Johnson Museum; a new Toni Morrison documentary; and Social Science at Bailey Hall.

Courses continue transition from Blackboard to Canvas

Cornell has entered the second semester of its transition from Blackboard to Canvas, with more than half of all courses now using the new learning management system as the previous system gets phased out.

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Town meets gown at community welcome celebrations

Students engage with the local community at the BEAR Walk Community Fair geared to all Collegetown residents Sept. 5, and CU Downtown, Sept. 7 on the Ithaca Commons.

Things to Do, Aug. 30-Sept. 6, 2019

Events at Cornell include a tribute to Toni Morrison; Festival24 at the Schwartz Center; "Rocketman" at Cornell Cinema; the Cornell International Fair; and a lecture on engaging students with global food security.