Parents get a Valentine's night out with pizza party at Cornell Child Care Center

Parents get a Valentine's night out with pizza party at Cornell Child Care Center

Parents who don't get much opportunity for a night to themselves can plan a Valentine's date this Friday thanks to the Cornell Child Care Center. Their "Parent's Night Out" offers a pizza party with books, toys, and a movie.

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SCIENCE! Cornell researchers played “vital role” in validating historic LIGO gravitational wave detection

SCIENCE! Cornell researchers played “vital role” in validating historic LIGO gravitational wave detection

Cornell says astrophysicists and scientists from the university "played a vital role to validate the historic news of the first direct detection of gravitational waves," news that has taken our corner of the universe by storm today.

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Fat Tuesday event at Lot 10 tomorrow will raise funds for United Way of Tompkins County

Fat Tuesday event at Lot 10 tomorrow will raise funds for United Way of Tompkins County

Fat Tuesday this week means the United Way of Tompkins County is reprising its successful fundraiser from the last couple of years with an early evening Mardi Gras event at Lot 10 in Downtown Ithaca. Organizers say 100% of tips and proceeds from a silent auction will go to the United Way.

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Cornell president Garrett beginning aggressive treatment for cancer diagnosis

Cornell president Garrett beginning aggressive treatment for cancer diagnosis

In an announcement to members of the Cornell University community, president Elizabeth Garrett said Monday she is "beginning an aggressive treatment program" following a diagnosis of colon cancer.

Cornell president Elizabeth Garrett speaking at her inauguration last September. 14850 Photo.Cornell president Elizabeth Garrett speaking at her inauguration last September. 14850 Photo.Cornell's thirteenth president, who was inaugurated last summer, says "I am receiving the best possible care from a team of doctors at Weill Cornell Medicine."

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Cornell student arrested in connection with sexual assault reported at west campus house Sunday

Cornell student arrested in connection with sexual assault reported at west campus house Sunday

A Cornell University junior was arrested after turning himself in on Thursday. A statement from Cornell University Police Department has identified Wolfgang Bollinger, age 21, in connection with a sexual assault reported on Sunday.

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Wear purple to annual Cornell women's hockey DIFD game Friday for mental health awareness

Wear purple to annual Cornell women's hockey DIFD game Friday for mental health awareness

Cornell women's ice hockey fans are encouraged to wear purple to Friday night's game against Quinnipiac to raise mental health awareness. The Big Red are in the home stretch of their ECAC season.

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Tompkins County is asking everyone who lives, works, or studies in the Ithaca area to take a housing survey

Tompkins County is asking everyone who lives, works, or studies in the Ithaca area to take a housing survey

Comfortable and affordable housing is a huge topic in Ithaca and Tompkins County of late, and the county is asking people to take a survey to share their thoughts.

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Cornell lacrosse hosts eleventh annual Dream Factory blood drive this Thursday

Cornell lacrosse hosts eleventh annual Dream Factory blood drive this Thursday

Cornell University men's and women's lacrosse players are hosting their eleventh annual blood drive on Cornell's Ithaca campus. The drive kicks off the 2016 "Save the Day" campaign for the Dream Factory of Central New York.

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Ithaca mayor Svante Myrick named to NBC's NBCBLK28 list

Ithaca mayor Svante Myrick named to NBC's NBCBLK28 list

NBC "is using the 28 days in the month of February to honor 28 of the nation's most talented innovators and game changers -- all ages 28 years and younger," and Ithaca mayor Svante Myrick has landed on the list.

According to the network, "they are all industry and community leaders who are constantly striving to break barriers and defy stereotypes, redefining what it means to be Black in America today."

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After “lengthy and thoughtful discussion,” Cornell trustees approve controversial College of Business plan

After “lengthy and thoughtful discussion,” Cornell trustees approve controversial College of Business plan

According to a statement from Cornell University president Elizabeth Garrett and provost Michael Kotlikoff, Cornell's Board of Trustees "authorized the design and implementation of a plan for a Cornell College of Business" earlier today.

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