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Cornell lauded by DiversityInc magazine

DiversityInc magazine has named Cornell one of five schools for its new 'Top Colleges and Universities' ranking for commitments to diversity. (Dec. 9, 2008)

More hand dryers, less pizza: New ideas for cost savings

The last in a series of cost-cutting forums generated a flurry of ideas on how Cornell can streamline its operations. (Dec. 8, 2008)

TIAA-CREF top analyst advises employees on investing savings during volatile times

Brett Hammond, TIAA-CREF's top analyst, advised 240 Cornell faculty and staff members on investing savings during volatile times at a Nov. 18 retirement investments seminar. (Dec. 5, 2008)

Reminder: Pet insurance always available

Cornell offers pet insurance at group-discounted rates through the Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. Staff and faculty can enroll in pet insurance at any time and use payroll deduction to pay the premiums.

Response to Nov. 14 article on internal hiring

A local resident writes in a letter to the editor about how Cornell's external hiring pause is affecting her employment opportunities. (Dec. 5, 2008)

Guidelines for holiday decorations

Faculty and staff are encouraged to review the holiday guidelines posted by the university regarding holiday decorations in the workplace. (Dec. 5, 2008)

Turn off the lights and print on both sides: More ideas for cost-cutting are voiced at forums

Employees offered suggestions for cost savings at an open forum in the Biotechnology Building. (Dec. 2, 2008)

Cornell provides gift for human service agency

The Family and Children's Service kicked off its $2.5 million 'Opening New Doors' campaign Nov. 23 at its new location, 127 W. State St. Cornell is a lead contributor. (Nov. 25, 2008)

Chance to switch to Healthy Living being offered during benefits open enrollment

Application support analyst Alan Rose has benefited from his enrollment in the Cornell Program for Healthy Living, saying it motivated him to change his diet and get more exercise. (Nov. 21, 2008)