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Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture TONIGHT

"Tearing Hatred from the Sky" with Bree Newsome, Monday, Feb. 11, 7:00 pm, Sage Chapel. Event info

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Johnson Museum of Art Valentines Open House: Feb. 14

5-7pm: Free admission, treats, warm drinks, DJ Ha-MEEN, and family friendly art activities. Details

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Winter Employee Celebration Feb. 16

A full day of Big Red athletics plus the family-friendly Community Dinner!  Schedule & volunteer info

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Get Ready - The Big Red One-Day Online Auction is March 8!

Bid from midnight - midnight on March 8 for great prizes, and support the United Way!

Involvement opportunities across campus and community


Advances in Alzheimer's Research & How You Can Help: March 21, 12-1:00 pm, 226 Weill Hall. Registration & more info



Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County: Here are just a few of the upcoming workshops scheduled (full schedule & details here)


Inclusive Excellence Podcast Episode #3: Transitioning and Gender Affirmation, with guests Christopher Lujan and Luca Maurer.


Sustainability Recipe #16: Free Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Renters & Homeowners. Making your home more energy efficient is a smart investment. Here's how to get started.

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Resources to help you manage stress, parenting, caring for elders, and navigating the balance of work and life. More info

New Cancer Support Group on Campus: February 13, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, 321 Weill Hall. For faculty, staff, students, and retirees who have/had cancer; network, learn about resources, and create a community of support. 

Love Living at Home: February 21, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Weill Hall (room TBD) Supporting older people who want to remain at home as long as possible.

Preparing for Baby Series, Spring 2019: Faculty, staff, postdocs, students, and their partners/support persons are welcome to attend this helpful series of workshops, free of charge. Register now, seating is limited!

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Cornell Wellness

Provides staff, faculty, retirees, and their spouses/partners with support for fitness, nutrition, and wellbeing. Visit website

Happiness of the Healthy Heart: Cornell Wellness presents a month of heart-healthy events in February -- follow the Cornell Wellness Facebook page and Instagram #CornellWellness HHH!

Working Together to Treat Coronary Artery Disease: Feb 19, 12:00-1:00pm, Physical Sciences Bldg, Room 401. Register here.

Sign up for the Wellness Newsletter

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Medicare Basics: RESCHEDULED: February 27, 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, 140 East Hill Office Building. Remote option available.

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Professional Development

  • Browse "Job Skills and Professional Development" courses on CULearn.
  • Be informed about upcoming professional development courses by sending an email with the subject "join."

Supervising@Cornell: Now available to all employees, anytime, free of charge! Online supervisory training to bring out the best in yourself and others is located in CULearn. Learn more about Supervising@Cornell.


IT Training

For current IT Training classes: To see a complete listing of technical training resources, go to If you are interested in attending a course that does not yet have a class scheduled, use the 'Request Learning' option to show your interest. To receive training announcements, send an email with the subject: join to Have a question?  Contact

Code 42 Lunch 'n' Learn Feb. 13; 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. OR Feb. 15; 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.; B08 CCC or via Zoom; No Fee

Excel 2016 Managing Data Feb. 27; $105
Access 2016 Advanced Mar. 13; $205
Getting Started with Photoshop Mar. 15; $99
Illustrator CC Part 1 June 4; $225


Free Online Learning

Cornell offers a variety of free online learning opportunities that includes training videos, courses, books, and certifications through and Skillsoft. Check out this week’s featured topics:

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Let Cornell do the cooking tonight! Check dinner off your list -- just swing by one of the participating locations below and pick up a delicious, freshly prepared, homestyle meal. All you have to do is heat and enjoy!
"Take Us Home" entrees are available at:

  • Amit Bhatia Libe Cafe (Olin Library)
  • Bear Necessities (RPCC)
  • Cafe Jennie (Cornell Store)
  • Jansen's Market (Noyes CRC)
  • Mattin's Cafe (Duffield Hall)
  • Trillium (Kennedy Hall)

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