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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

2010-04-29 10:08:00

LOS ANGELES, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- DREAM 2010 concert benefiting the Fulfillment Fund will take place on Monday, May 3, 2010 at the famed Roxy Theatre on Sunset Boulevard.

2009-05-07 11:45:00

First collaboration of its kind yields recommendations for updates that will cut energy bill by 30 percent GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, a leading integrated services company providing food service and facilities management on 600 campuses in the United States, joined with a group of sustainability-minded Ithaca College students in upstate New York to cook up a plan to chop the energy bill by 30 percent and slice the kitchen carbon footprint by 26 percent by switching to...

2009-04-28 11:35:00

Student-run venture fund expands its portfolio into sentiment analysis ITHACA, N.Y., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- BR Ventures (BRV), an MBA student-run, early stage venture fund of the Johnson School at Cornell University, today announced that it has invested in Jodange, an emerging, visionary technology leader in sentiment and opinion analysis.

2009-03-13 14:43:58

Women tend to choose non-math-intensive fields for their careers -- not because they lack mathematical ability, but because they want flexibility to raise children or prefer less math-intensive fields of science, reports a new Cornell study.

2008-11-05 12:00:09

DRYDEN, N.Y., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. today announced a contract with Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) to support its "Mobile TC3" initiative, which provides discounted packages of wireless plans and devices that are tailored to college life.

2008-07-03 03:00:17

By Anonymous Ithaca, New York Ithaca College began a campus composting program in 1993 as a means to divert food scraps.

2008-06-16 03:00:14

By Martino, Kristina ITHACA - Sedgwick Business Interiors opened an office near the Cornell University campus in the beginning of May to improve service to its long-term customer, says Matthew W. Skinner, Sedgwick's director of sales.

2006-05-08 23:26:40

By Martinne Geller NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stuntman David Blaine failed to break the world record for holding his breath underwater on Monday, falling nearly two minutes short of the record.

2005-09-09 18:28:27

A Web site being developed at Cornell University will give reconstruction workers and researchers access to detailed information on the status of critical infrastructure in communities along the Mississippi coast, tied in with existing information about the location of roads, bridges, public and private buildings and even economic and demographic data about the region.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.