United Way campaign accelerates; extended into December

As of Nov. 14, the Cornell United Way campaign has raised $400,773, or 53.4 percent of its goal of $750,000, well beyond the level reached at a comparable time last year.

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Cornell students meet, learn from COP23 world leaders

For the first week of 2017’s Conference of the Parties in Bonn, Germany, Nov. 6-17, seven Cornell students met with business and government leaders from around the world.

Library preserves at-risk worker center websites

The library has created an online collection of the websites of worker centers to collect internet sites with scholarly significance before they.

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Classicist Michael Fontaine examines mental distress in humanities podcast

Michael Fontaine, professor of classics, returns to ancient literature to understand mental distress as a matter of ethics or of spiritual anguish instead of neurological misfirings in new podcast.

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New podcast takes listeners inside the immune system

“Immune,” a new monthly podcast, hopes to increase understanding of everything from antibiotics and vaccines to cancer immunotherapy.

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Fuertes Observatory to celebrate a century of scanning Ithaca skies

“A Century of Observing at Fuertes” will be held Nov. 17 with reflections on the observatory’s history and long-term impact as a window to the cosmos for the community.

Student work in Italy and upstate N.Y. informs intergenerational communities

City and regional planning students conducted engaged community research in the Cornell in Rome program and in Sullivan County, New York, on building better communities for children and seniors.

Cornell and local military veterans hold annual celebrations

Students and professors from Cornell’s Reserve Officers Training Corps and Cornell student and staff veterans gathered for lunch Nov. 8 to celebrate the 242nd birthday of the United States Marine Corps Nov. 10 and Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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Veterans start businesses at entrepreneurship boot camp

Fifteen veterans are leveraging the tenacity and problem-solving skills they learned in the military at the 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, sponsored by the School for Hotel Administration.