Latest Tompkins County, New York Stories

2014-06-23 23:07:49

Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell partner with top faculty to offer new online course. Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, a non-profit organization, is pleased to announce the release of a new online course, “Nutrition for a Healthy Heart” in partnership with eCornell. The Center’s new online course features lectures from faculty of Cornell University, the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, and the University of Rochester...

2014-01-20 12:20:08

John Smith, MBA '74, and spouse Dyan promote education as key to founding and fostering family businesses across generations ITHACA, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornell University and its graduate business school made a big difference for John Smith, MBA '74, and perhaps an even bigger difference for the family business, to which he returned after earning his MBA. For while Smith was studying at the then Graduate School of Business and Public Administration (BPA), he became convinced...

2014-01-06 16:27:34

Leadership Will Dramatically Showcase How Weill Cornell Will "Target" Cancer to Drive Excellence in Cancer Treatment and Care NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Weill Cornell Medical College will make a major announcement that will transform the school's research into precision medicine and other...

2013-08-27 23:23:53

On August 25th, 2013, Party Headphones of Ithaca, NY announced their participation in a 900 person silent dance party for the incoming Cornell University Class of 2017. The event took place from 11:00PM until 2:00AM, where participants listened to music broadcast directly to wireless headphones. Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 On August 25th, 2013, hundreds of Cornell University students came together for a live music event called a ‘silent party’ on the Cornell Arts Quad. A...

2012-09-02 23:04:04

A recent study initiated by Haines Publishing shows that 63% of residents in Tompkins County use the print yellow pages first when looking for local business information. Tompkins County, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 A recent study shows that 63% of residents in Tompkins County use the print yellow pages first when looking for local business information. Residents were asked if they used their local yellow pages or the internet first when searching for a local business. The study showed...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.