Beehive monitoring company wins pitch at entrepreneurship kickoff contest

A company with a device to help beekeepers monitor the health of their hives took first place in a pitch contest at Entrepreneurship Kickoff Sept. 13.

Cycling with a philosophical bent

Cornellians on wheels were a big part of the Southern Tier AIDS Program’s 19th Annual AIDS Ride For Life Sept. 9.

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Off-Campus Living rates safety of Ithaca city rentals

Off-Campus Living website has added a new safety ratings feature, based on publicly available information, to help student renters in the city of Ithaca.

BioBlitz highlights the species diversity of Ithaca region

Participants in the inaugural School of Integrative Plant Science BioBlitz discovered local biodiversity Sept 8-9.

Day of Caring, food drive launch county United Way campaign

The 2017 Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring was held Sept. 13, kicking off the United Way of Tompkins County campaign. The goal for the county 2017-18 United Way campaign is $1,933,184.

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Cornell Tech fosters community connection and collaboration

Cornell Tech has fostered community connections through partnerships with Roosevelt Island residents, the City University of New York, and local schools in New York City and Ithaca in advance of the dedication of the Roosevelt Island campus Sept. 13.

Lecture to explore women and law in ancient India

Scholar Stephanie W. Jamison will speak on “Adulterous Woman to Be Eaten by Dogs: Women and Law in Ancient India” as a part of the University Lecture Series. The talk, Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Cornell’s Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall, is free and open to the public.

CALS hosts state agricultural tour for Cornell senior leadership

Thirty-five members of Cornell’s academic and administrative leadership got an up-close look at the agriculture industry’s impact on the New York state economy – and the significant role played by Cornell – during a daylong tour across upstate dairy country.

Day of Caring is Sept. 13; Cornell United Way kicks off Sept. 20 

The United Way of Tompkins County will celebrate its 21st annual Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring and kick off its 2017-18 Community Campaign Sept. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stewart Park’s large pavilion.

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