Employee Assembly Withdraws Spring Elections Listening to Leaders

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   Employee Assembly Withdraws                                                                                                                      Bring a Child to Work Day offers career
                                                                                                                                                    exploration, fun
   Spring Elections
                                                                                                                                                         lan to bring your children ages 8-16 to campus April 26 to spend the day

                                     he election planned for early April to   & Planning; Sebastian DeGiorgio, a                                         learning about careers, listening to music, visiting your work place, and enjoy-
                                     fill seats for the 2007-2008 Employee    program assistant in the Hotel School;                                     ing Cornell ice cream at the annual “Bring A Child to Work Day” (BACTWD).
                                     Assembly has been withdrawn.             and Bill Liddick, a project manager in                                   An opening session, 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Ramin Room at Bartels Hall, will fea-
                                                                              Campus Life; were also approved as EA                                 ture a continental breakfast and entertainment by a cappella music groups Touch-
     “We had the appropriate number of
                                                                              members for the upcoming term.                                        tones and Last Call. Then choose from among approximately 30 fun, exploratory
   candidates-seven-to fill every seat that
   was up for election,” explained Donna                                         Incumbents Janice Miles, Andri                                     and educational presentations offered throughout campus. Do a chocolate tasting
   Goss, Employee Assembly chair. “By                                         Goncarovs, and longtime member                                        at the “Hotel and Restaurant Management” presentation; go “Behind the Scenes
   withdrawing, we avoid the expense of                                       Joe DeMarco did not run again for the                                 at a College Concert Event;” learn “What It’s Like to Be a Cornell Police Officer;”
   conducting the election. We’re pleased                                     Employee Assembly.                                                    or try “Looking at the Nano-World.” Entertainment and Cornell ice cream will
   with the outcome.”                                                                                                                               highlight the closing session, 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. in G10 Biotech.
                                                                                The re-appointed members of the
      Reappointments were announced                                           Employee Asembly will join incumbents                                   Pre-register on the BACTWD Web site, <
   at the regular March 21 Employee                                           Bill Bryant, Donna Goss, Torrey Jacobs,                               ationSocial/BACTWD> starting Monday, March 26. This event is sponsored by the
   Assembly meeting. Four incumbents,                                         Leon Lawrence, Beth Vangasbeck and                                    Office of Human Resources.
   Hazel Hall, Campus Life; Peter Korolov,                                    Kerry Howell, who was appointed in
   HRIS; Inda Mahler, Virology, Vet                                           February to fill the vacancy created
   College; and Pat Mahoney, Geneva                                           when incumbent Christine Brown left                                   PawprintFlash subscriber wins gift card to The
   Experiment Station; completed petitions                                    Cornell and the EA. Howell is Assistant
   and were re-appointed.                                                     Director of the CU Wellness program.                                  Cornell Store in monthly drawing
     Three newcomers, Brian Cornell, a                                          Terms for the 2007-2008 Employee
   computer operator in Architecture Art                                      Assembly will begin June 1, 2007.

   Listening to Leaders
                                     iane Dawson, director of business services for Alumni Affairs and Development,
                                     speaks about the importance of sharing across boundaries to make a difference
                                     at the March 19 inaugural “Listening to Leaders” forum, while Dane Cruz,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                JASON KOSKI/UNIVERSITY PHOTOGRAPHY
                                                                                                director of the Cornell
                                                                                                Interactive Theatre
                                                                                                Ensemble, listens. The
                                                                                                Employee Assembly
                                                                                                plans two more
                                                                                                forums, intended to
                                                                                                encourage leaders to
                                                                                                share best practices
                                                                                                around facilitating
                                                                                                staff use of vacation

                                                                                                time, planned for                                        vonne Tallini, a fellow postdoc in Biomedical Sciences, enthusiastically
                                                                                                April 17 and May                                         displays the gift card to The Cornell Store that she won in PawprintFlash’s
                                                                                                1, Dawson, who                                           second random monthly giveaway drawing held February 28.
                                                                                                had taken the day
                                                                                                off, attended the                                     Watch for more details of the monthly prize drawings for PawprintFlash sub-
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   More than 500 have already registered for
   April 25 Office Professional Celebration

        resident David J. Skorton will
        headline the 19th annual Jennie T.
        Farley Office Professionals Celebra-
   tion on Wednesday, April 25, from 11:30
   a.m.–2:00 p.m. in Barton Hall. This                                        es. The                                                                                  No fooling, Flawprint is lurking!
   annual event, which draws over 700                                         event was
   office professionals from across campus,                                   renamed                                                                                    Look for it Friday, March 31.
   highlights the importance of their role                                    the Jennie
                                                                                                                           UNIVERSITY PHOTOGRAPHY

   at Cornell and recognizes the changing                                     T. Farley
   facets of their profession.                                                Office                                                                Dragon Day Mania

     A complimentary lunch by Cornell                                                                                                                    dministrative assistant Paula Miller, right, got very
                                                                              als Cel-
   Catering will be available to participants                                                                                                            green for Dragon Day. See photos of the Dragon and the
   beginning at 11:30 a.m., and featured                                                                                                                 2007 Dragon Crewe on page 4. Once students return
                                                                              in 2003
   entertainment will include Pants Velour.                                                   President David J. Skorton                            from spring break, 2007 Dragon Day T-shirt sales will resume
                                                                              to honor
   In addition, over 75 valuable door prizes,                                                                                                       in Rand Hall.
                                                                              Farley, a late faculty member in ILR.
   including two-one-night stays at The
   Hilton Garden Inn with a complimen-                                          “Jennie was a great supporter of office
   tary breakfast, will be awarded to those
   in attendance.
                                                                              professionals, so I am honored to help
                                                                              carry on this tradition in her name,” said
                                                                              co-chair Traci Morse. Reservations will                               The Force is With Us ................................... 2-3
     From its beginning in 1988 as the
                                                                              be accepted via the Web site: <cornel-                                Notes from the FBI Academy ......................2
   “Secretaries’ Day Symposium,” orga-
                                                                    > through April                               New & Noteworthy ..................................... 2-3
   nized by co-founders Jennie T. Farley
                                                                              18. The event is sponsored by the ILR
   and Alice H. Cook, the Office Profession-                                                                                                        Classified Ads................................................ 4
                                                                              School, the Office of the President, and
   als Celebration has evolved into one of
                                                                              the Office of Human Resources.
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                    Leadership Leads                                                                                                                       The Force is With Us: Cornell Police Honor,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          EA News & Views
                    George Peter                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Janice Miles
Birth Announcement
                                                                                                                                                           Promote, and Add Five to the Patrol                                                                                                   Right, newly promoted Lieutenant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  David Honan is congratulated by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  his son Matthew.                                                                                                          Stepping aside, but not away
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Due to the pressure of work commitments at          make the time commitment to be on the Employee
     It was March 1980 at Cornell. There was a                 it would be a collector’s item because it probably
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              outdoor activities including         911 operator and then a police dispatcher. Al-                                                                                                           this time, I chose not to run again for the 2007-       Assembly to consider taking a spot on one of its
self governance system including the Employee                  would die in the same way that a first edition of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               running and biking.                 though he spends much of his free time with                                                                                                              2008 Employee Assembly (EA). I will miss all the        committees. Go on the Web site to learn more at
Assembly. There was a Cornell Recreation Club (now             department paper had ended. They put the two on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            members, past and present, and the opportunity to       <>.
Connection.) There were over 7,000 staff members.              the bulletin board with a caption that decreed, “Two                                                                                                                                                                his young family, he still enjoys outdoor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Isaac Losh                                                                                                                                                                       represent Cornell employees. I joined the Employee          Being on the EA has allowed me to meet a lot of
But there was no news media mechanism to report                Dead Papers.”                                                                                                                                                                                                       activities such as skiing, biking and long                                                                                                               Education Committee in 2002 and volunteered             other staff members from across the university and
and share ideas about the staff.                                   What they failed to understand was that there                                                                                                                                               A valued            distance running.                                                                                                                                        on the Communications Committee for several             get a close-up look at how the EA works in trying to

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVE NAZER/CU POLICE
     A newspaper was born. The first edition                   was and continues to be a desperate need for                                                                                                                                                 and respected                                                                                                                                                                   years before running for a seat on the EA in 2004.      move the staff agenda forward. I certainly won’t be
was called Name Me. It was named by the staff,                 Cornell staff to express themselves, to be informed                                                                                                                                           telecommunica-          Sergeant David Honan                                                                                                                                   Being part of the EA’s working committees was the       “retiring” from staff-oriented volunteer activities; I’m
Networking. And through her teen years she was                 and to be a part of the total Cornell community.
called by that name. Now that she has matured, a               They need to feel that they are an integral and vital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              tor with the           Receives Promotion to                                                                                                                                  deciding factor for me to want to become part of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the EA. I would encourage staff members who can’t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    refocusing my efforts and still keeping my hands in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the work of EA committees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Cornell Police
new call for a name went forth and she acquired the            part of the institution.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               since 2004,
name, Pawprint—the Big Red Bear paw in print.
     On this anniversary it may be in order to relate
                                                                   My colleagues also failed to realize that there are
                                                               always a plethora of volunteers who are willing to                                                                                                                                            Isaac Losh has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         After joining
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dual Regional Economic Impacts: Cornell-Ithaca
an early anecdote. When the first edition, Name Me
was published, my colleagues at work joked that
                                                               work and support a worthy cause. Thus happy 27th
                                                               birthday Pawprint.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            a Bachelor of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the Cornell Police                                                                                                                                     in CNY and Weill Cornell in NYC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Arts in political
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     as a patrol officer                                                                                                                                    JOANNE DESTEFANO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       science-public law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     11 years ago                                                                                Left, David                                                VICE PRESIDENT FOR FINANCIAL AFFAIRS & UNIVERSITY CONTROLLER

                     Tech Talk                                                                                                                                          Newest Patrol Officers with CU Police, from left, Michael Robinson,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       from SUNY Buf-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      falo, where he was a           and receiving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a promotion in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Honan is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 sworn in as                                                Cornell University recently released its first ever economic impact study. This article is the third in a

                     Leslie Intemann                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dean’s List student.                                                                                                        Lieutenant                                                 series providing a more in-depth view of the details of the report. Today’s article focuses on the regional
                                                                                                                                                                        Angela Lashomb, Richard Curtiss, Isaac Losh, and Jerrod Withrow.                                                                                                                                         by Chief                                                   impacts of Cornell’s two main campuses, Ithaca and New York City.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Losh is currently attending            1999, Sergeant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     David Honan has                                                                                                                                              ornell’s economic impact is most evident at the regional levels, whether from the
                                                                                                                                                            Meet the Five New Patrol                                   the Southern Tier Law Enforcement Academy and                                                                                                             Ostrander
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  perspective of Ithaca, Tompkins County, and the Central New York State region
TrafficControl: CIT installs newest spam defense                                                                                                             Officers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       will continue to provide coverage in telecommu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       nications as he prepares to attend the Police Basic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     been promoted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to the rank of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on March
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 14. Captain                                                      or from that of New York City and its surrounding area.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Kathy                                                      Ithaca Campus
     Cornell Information Technologies (CIT)                    reputation and behavior information to selectively                                                                                                      Course.                                                       lieutenant. Early in                                                                        Zoner,
                                                                                                                                                                             Richard Curtiss                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Not surprisingly, most of the 13,000 Cornell-Ithaca full and part-time employees
continues its efforts to reduce the amount of spam             allocate network and server resources to e-mail                                                                                                                                                                       his employment,                                                                             center,
that reaches Cornell e-mail users by integrating               senders—leading to a dramatic reduction in wasteful                                              A longtime Tompkins County resident, Richard                          Michael Robinson                                                                                                                           looks on.                                                  live in Ithaca, elsewhere in Tompkins County, or in the six bordering counties; in
its newest spam defense, MailChannels’s Traffic                and harmful e-mail traffic.                                                                  Curtiss currently resides in Candor. After a tour                                                                        Honan invested                                                                                                                                         2005, 43% of Cornell-Ithaca employees lived in zip code 14850 (which includes most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A graduate of the NYC Police Academy, Michael
Control. CIT began testing TrafficControl late last                Thus, when high-volume or poorly behaved sites                                           in the U.S. Army, Curtiss spent two years as an                                                                          in the growth                                                                                                                                          of the City of Ithaca as well as some neighboring communities); another 21% lived in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Robinson is a Long Island native and comes to
year and determined that TrafficControl assists                (for example, spammers) send e-mail to Cornell,                                                                                                                                                                       and development                                                                                                                                        other parts of Tompkins County; and 18% lived in one of the six counties bordering
                                                                                                                                                            accounts representative in the Vet School before          Cornell after a two-year tenure with the NYC
PureMessage, CIT’s antispam/antivirus software, by             Traffic Control responds by slowing down the speed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tompkins County.
                                                                                                                                                            entering law enforcement in 2000 as a deputy with         Police Department, spending most of his time in                of the department. He played a significant role in the initiation and design of the CU Police staff
reducing the amount of spam that Cornell servers               of their e-mail traffic. CIT does have the ability to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In addition to the individu-
have to process.                                               reinstate (or whitelist) any site or domain so that its
                                                                                                                                                            the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office. From there he          the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Prior to that,               development process, and has served as a field training officer. With his intelligence and quick wit,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            als it employs, Cornell gener-
     Traffic Control works with existing e-mail                e-mail comes in full speed.                                                                  moved on to the Ithaca College Office of Public           Robinson earned an associate’s degree from Nassau              he has earned the respect of his peers and customers. Honan has made a positive impact and built                                                       ates jobs through purchases
infrastructure as part of a layered approach to                    CIT is currently in the process of installing                                            Safety for four years, ending his tenure as a ser-        Community College in criminal justice, and worked              long-standing Cornell relationships, particularly within residential programs and the Greek system,                                                    from companies in Tompkins
security. According to the MailChannels web site               TrafficControl on all external mail servers.                                                 geant. He is currently finishing up requirments for       in various venues and schools involved in athletic             and has displayed considerable skill in problem identification and resolution. He holds a bachelors                                                    County and in Central New
(, Traffic Control uses                                                                                                                an associate’s degree. During leisure time, he has                                                                                                                                                                                                                              York. Of the $549 million
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      training, security and retail. In his leisure time,            degree in sociology with a concentration in criminal justice from Ithaca College.
                                                                                                                                                            volunteered with the Tioga County SPCA, with the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                spent on purchases of good
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Robinson enjoys coaching youth ice hockey, skiing,
Notes from the FBI Academy                                                                                                                                  Candor Stray Haven, and as an EMT on the Spencer          mountain climbing and lacrosse. An ice hockey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and services by the Cornell-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ithaca campus, 18% stayed in Tompkins County and another 11% stayed in Central
   Editor’s Note: Assistant Director of Cornell Police, Captain Kathy
                                                                                                                                                            Emergency Ambulance Squad.                                goalie into college, Robinson looks forward to                 Officer Anthony Bellamy Receives the Frank G. Hammer                                                                                                   New York. Additionally, construction spending translates into significant jobs in Cen-
Zoner is the first Cornell police employee to be selected to attend the
                                                                                                                                                                            Angela Lashomb
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      becoming a Cornell hockey fan.                                 Officer of the Month Award                                                                                                                             tral New York: of the $100 million spent on construction projects in 2005, 67% stayed
rigorous FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Over the next several                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           in Central New York while another 6% stayed in Tompkins County.
                                                                                                                    JASON KOSKI/UNIVERSITY PHOTOGRAPHY

months in a series of bi-weekly columns, she will share with Pawprint                                                                                           A native of New York’s north country near the                           Jerrod Withrow
readers her experiences, joys and challenges while attending “basic                                                                                                                                                                                                                             For his efforts in building better relationships with the Cornell community and for setting                                                    Using a model called the “IMPLAN® economic impact modeling system” to calcu-
                                                                                                                                                            Canadian border, Angela Lashomb completed three               Jerrod Withrow comes to Cornell from the Spo-                                                                                                                                                                     late an approximate value of activity and jobs created, we can estimate that:
training for law enforcement management.” She leaves for the FBI                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       a sterling example of what a campus law enforcement officer should be, Officer
Academy on March 31 and starts training April 1.                                                                                                            years of study at Clarkson before moving to warmer        kane, Washington area by way of Tonawanda,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Anthony Bellamy (left) was nominated for the Frank G. Hammer Award for                                                           • Cornell’s spending on goods, services, and construction directly supported 880
                                                                                                                                                            climes in Lakeland, Florida, where she completed an       New York, where he was most recently                                                                                                                                                                                     jobs at Tompkins County companies in 2005.
Hello everyone,                                                                                                                                                                                                       employed by the Department of Home-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               March by Lieutenant David Honan. Bellamy routinely takes every opportunity
                                                                                                                                                            associates degree in liberal arts at a local commu-                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Household spending by Cornell employees who live in Tompkins County, and
 First, a bit of background to help explain a bit of where I                                                                                                                                                          land Security’s Border Patrol. After                                                       to build enduring relationships with all members of the Cornell community
                                                                                                                                                            nity college. She started her law enforcement career                                                                                                                                                                                                                               local spending by university vendors and contractors, generated $385 million in
am going, how I got there and what’s ahead for me.                                                                                                          with the Lakeland Police Department where she             growing up in Washington State,                                                             and challenges himself and those around him to adopt and apply higher                                                        economic activity and 2,710 jobs at other businesses within the county.
  The FBI National Academy (FBINA) is an International                                                                                                      served four years.After returning to New York State,      he earned a B.S. in criminal justice                                                        professional standards. He recently demonstrated his abilities in this area
                                                               Kathy Zoner                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The same calculation demonstrates a positive economic impact for the local counties
professional course of study for law enforcement leaders                                                                                                    she has been employed most recently as a patrol           from Eastern Washington University,                                                         with his research into community and solution-oriented policing that the                                                  that surround the Ithaca campus and within the 18 county Central New York area.
that serves to raise law enforcement standards, knowledge, and cooperation world-                                                                                                                                     where he was a Dean’s List student.                                                         CU Police hope to incorporate in improving their service. The Kiwanis Club
                                                                                                                                                            officer with the Village of Norfolk Police Depart-                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Weill Cornell
wide. Leaders of state and local police, sheriffs’ departments, military police, and
                                                                                                                                                            ment. Lashomb really enjoys spending quality time         His experience includes a short tenure                                                    of Ithaca sponsors the Frank G. Hammer award, named for the late Ithaca
federal law enforcement agencies attend this program. Participants are drawn from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Similarly to Cornell University as a whole, Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill
every state, U.S. territory, and from over 150 foreign nations.                                                                                             with her three-year-old daughter Kali and is active in    with the Idaho State Patrol, serving as a                                                businessman who served as Police Commissioner for the City of Ithaca.                                                        Cornell Graduate School of Medicine contribute to the vitality of New York’s econo-
  I am fortunate to have a Chief who is an FBINA graduate. Chief Curt Ostrander at-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         my. In the spring of 2005, Weill Cornell had almost 5,000 full and part-time employ-
tended while working for another local police department, and found the experience                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ees. Nearly 72% of these employees lived in New York City and about 14% lived in
to be invaluable in his development as a leader. Chief Ostrander nominated me to
                                                  attend the Academy, and I am hon-
                                                                                                                                                            NEW & NOTEWORTHY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                New York’s suburban counties or elsewhere in New York State.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In addition to the people it employs, Weill Cornell generates jobs through pur-
                                                  ored to have been chosen as one of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        chase of goods and services, and construction projects from companies in New York
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     offerings is the Tuscan Antipasto Bar offering assorted        of artistic production that may be difficult to engage       Plots, PO Box 871, Ithaca, NY 14851. You need send no
         Pawprint                                 four representatives to attend from
                                                  all of New York and Vermont.
                                                                                                                                                         Spring Book Sale set for March 24
                                                                                                                                                         The Durland Alternatives Library will hold its annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     appetizers that will change to reflect the seasons. Later
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     this year, a series of “Seminars for the Senses” will offer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    otherwise. Each grant recipient has 12 months to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    complete and present the work. Important application
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 money now.                                                                                 City and its suburbs. Of the $319 million spent by the Weill Cornell campus on pur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            chases of goods and services, 37% stayed in New York City, and another 9% stayed
  Editorial Board Members                                               Participation is through a nomi-                                                                                                             fun, educational seminars featuring wine pairings with         deadlines include meeting with the CCA sponsor and           You will receive information about the gardens in the                                      in the New York suburbs. Of the $90 million spent on construction projects in 2005,
                                                                                                                                                         Spring Book Sale March 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00
  Peggy Andersen, Computer Science/Computer Graphics                 nation process by invitation only,                                                                                                              regional cheeses, chocolate tastings, olive oil samplings,     informing the CCA office of intention to apply by April      mail, along with a time to show up to register for your                                    virtually all was paid to contractors based in New York City and its suburbs. In addi-
                                                                                                                                                         p.m. in the One World Room in Anabel Taylor Hall.
  Rose Braman, WDELQ
                                                                     The nominee must meet a variety of                                                                                                              coffee presentations and more. For more information            10; delivering application materials to the CCA office       garden(s). The earlier the postmark on your request,                                       tion, construction spending has more than doubled there since 2000.
  Laura Burrows, COE                                                                                                                                     Books and media on a wide range of topics from
                                                                     minimum requirements including:                                                                                                                 or to make a reservation, contact Taverna Banfi at             by April 17. Announcements of grant winners will be          the earlier your time to select a garden on distribution
  Elaine Davis, Education                                                                                                                                heath, gardening, art. politics, spirituality, poetry,                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Again, using the IMPLAN® economic impact modeling system to calculate an ap-
                                                                     at least five years of substantially                                                                                                            607.254.2565 or visit us on-line at <www.statlerhotel.         made in May.                                                 day, and the wider your selection of available garden
  Joe DeMarco, EH&S                                                                                                                                      global issues including many others will be available.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             proximate value of activity and jobs created, we can estimate that:
  Judi Eastburn, Institute for Social Sciences                       continuous experience as a regular                                                                                                    >.                                                                                      plots. Garden plot selection and distribution will run
                                                                                                                                                         Book and media donations are welcome until March
  Flora Karasin, Plant Breeding & Genetics                           full-time officer of a duly-consti-                                                                                                                                                                            Download application form and guidelines at: <www.           from begin at 10:00-11:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 28,                                       • Spending on goods, services, and construction directly supported 1,480 jobs with
                                                                                                                                                         23, and the Alternatives Library will provide a tax
  Peter Korolov, HRIS
  Leon Lawrence, AA&P
                                                                     tuted law enforcement agency; an                                                                                       Cornell Council for the Arts announces
                                                                                                                                                         deduction letter. For more information call 255-6486
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          > WHAT/CCA PROGRAMS/                     at 102 Thurston Hall. Engineering Quad. For more                                              New York City companies in 2005.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    INDIVIDUAL ARTIST GRANTS.                                    information call 844-4535 or e-mail maa8@cornell.
  Beth Lyons, CIT                                                    interest in law enforcement as a                                                                                       Individual Artist Grants for 2007-2008 for
                                                                                                                                                         or go to <>.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             • Household spending by employees living in New York City, and local spending
  Ruth Merle-Doyle, CU Wellness                                      public service; leadership quali-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         by the university vendors and contractors, generated $230 million in economic
  George Peter, Trustee Emeritus                                     ties; the confidence and respect                                                    Redesigned Banfi’s offers authentic staff and students                                     Think spring! Cornell garden plots
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Campus Club announces two upcoming                                                            activity and 1,245 jobs at other businesses within the city.
                                                                                                                                                                                            The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) annually awards available next month
  Kathee Shaff, OHR
  Stephanie Specchio, Alumni Affairs & Development
                                                                     of fellow officers; a reputation for
                                                                     professional integrity; excellent
                                                                                                                                                         Italian dining                                                                                                                                                                          events                                                                                       A similar positive impact on New York State can be noted for Weill Cornell.
  Susan Stein, Sponsored Programs                                                                                                                                                                                    Individual Artist Grants to support creative art projects
                                                                     physical condition and capability                                                                                                                                                                              If you don’t have garden space at home, consider                                                                                                           As these statistics reveal, Cornell’s impact on the economy stretches far beyond the
  Jessica Traynor, AA&D, Engineering                                                                                                                     The Statler Hotel’s newly redesigned Banfi’s, now           that are original in nature and are wholly conceived and
                                                                     for sustained strenuous exertion                                                                                                                                                                               renting a space to plant your own garden this spring         The Cornell Campus Club will sponsor a Tour of the                                         local environs of Ithaca. Annually, Cornell infuses over one billion dollars into the
  Additional Contributors                                                                                                                                serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch,         carried out by an individual staff member or student
                                                                     and participation in the use of                                                                                                                                                                                from the Cornell Gardens on Freese Road, between             Bell Tower on Tuesday, March 27 at 1:00 p.m. Meet                                          economies of New York City, its suburbs, Ithaca, and many upstate counties. This has
  Cheryl McGraw, Janice Miles, Kathy Zoner, Joanne DeStefano                                                                                             offers an authentic Italian dining experience set in an     working independently. These projects may involve
                                                                     firearms and defensive tactics; and                                                                                                                                                                            Rt. 366 in Varna and Hanshaw Road. Each plot is 20 x         at the base of the tower and then go up as a group to                                      a deep and far-reaching impact on the many trades, occupations, and industries that
  Publishing                                                                                                                                             original Tuscan Taverna. Modeled after the eatery at        any particular art form or any mixture of art forms,
  Distributed free and published bi-weekly August through            a commitment to remain in law                                                                                                                                                                                  25 feet, and comes fertilized, plowed and disked, with       enjoy the music and the view.                                                              connect, directly or indirectly, to higher education. With so much in the balance, it
                                                                                                                                                         La Taverna in the Castello Banfi Estate in Montalcino,      and may be exhibited, presented or performed either
  May and monthly in June and July by university em-
                                                                     enforcement a minimum of three                                                                                                                                                                                 ready access to water on site. Garden plots, rented on a                                                                                                is easy to understand why we consider the university’s careful and sound financial
  ployee volunteers. Cornell staff are welcome to join the                                                                                               Italy, the atmosphere is upscale casual and similar to      on or off campus. Work that expands the boundaries of                                                                       On Wednesday, April 4, the Campus Club sponsors
                                                                     years after graduation from the                                                                                                                                                                                first-come, first-serve basis, are $18 apiece. If you need                                                                                              policies and practices to be essential. To understand the full breadth of Cornell’s
  Editorial Board. The next meeting is March 23.                                                                                                         a lively Italian trattoria, complete with Tuscan art,       a particular discipline and work that crosses multiple                                                                      “Walk in Beauty,” a talk and tour of the current
                                                                     Academy. The FBINA has been run-                                                                                                                                                                               more room, you can rent more than one plot.                                                                                                             impact on New York State’s economy, you can read the entire report at <http://www.
  Pawprint Desk                                                                                                                                          regional Tuscan-inspired specialties, and a wine bar        disciplines will be given preference over works that                                                                        exhibit at the Johnson Art Museum. Interested women
  130 Day Hall,                                 ning this program for over 70 years,                                                showcasing the fine wines of Banfi Vintners. Taverna        relate to a single discipline. Staff and students are                                                                                                                                                        >.
  Dennis Stein, editor, 255-8206                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Send a stamped, self-addressed envelope, along with          should meet in the foyer at 10:00 a.m. Carpooling is
  Erin Emerson, production/circulation, 255-6896                     and competition for admittance is                                                   Banfi’s menu also features products from 20 farms in        encouraged to use the Individual Artist Grant as an            your name, address, phone number, e-mail address,            recommended for those off-campus. Call 277-6912 by                                         Look for the April 5 installment, which will spotlight the impact of Cornell Cooperative Extension on
                                                                     strong.                                                                             the Finger Lakes Region. Among the restaurant’s unique      opportunity to experiment and to cultivate new forms           and number of gardens needed to: Cornell Garden              April 1 to arrange a ride.                                                                 citizens and communities throughout New York State.
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   CLASSIFIED ADS                                        One Unique Dragon of Bamboo and Steel
  Compiled by Flora Karasin
  HP 960C printer, 6 yrs. old, good shape,

                                                                ROBERT BARKER/UNIVERSITY PHOTOGRAPHY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    JASON KOSKI/UNIVERSITY PHOTOGRAPHY
  $50 incl. USB cable & ink, 227-7278 or
  Sony dig. handycam, $350; Minolta X-700
  35mm camera, $200; Panasonic DMC-FZ1 dig.                                                                           Reba
  camera, $200; orig. owner, 5-0193 or rmb3.                                                                          McCutcheon,
  2000 Honda Accord SE, 110K, good cond.,                                                                             Undergraduate
  runs great, $6,800, krb37.                                                                                          Admissions
  Craftsman radial arm saw, $150; Tippman                                                                             Office, is a long-
  98 custom paintball gun w/acc., used twice,                                                                         serving Dragon
  $100, msp5 or 657-4447(eves).                                                                                       Krewe member.
  6 drawer dresser, dovetail construction,                                                                                                        (Above) The original design of bamboo and steel, planned and
  50”Wx32”Hx18”D, mirror, 37”Hx31”W, $60,                                                                                                         built over the last six weeks by the 58 students who make up
  844-9857 or chc4.                                                                                                                               the first-year architecture class, created a sustainable, even
  1998-2003 Durango roof rack cross mem-                                                                                                          elegant, dragon. According to Justin Hui ‘11, the freshmen used
  bers, $50; Reese class III-IV bolt-on hitch                                                                                                     bamboo, which came from Florida. because it was light and
  receiver, $65, Gary at gd12 or 5-5100.                                                                                                          structurally strong. Amanda Huang ‘11 emphasized how the
                                                                                                                                                  building and planning process brought the class closer, allowing
  1999 Daewoo Nubira, black, fair cond., new
  tires, 75K, $2,000/obo., ea85.                                                                                                                  them to work well together in the end.
  4 Goodyear Wrangler ST tires, 265/70 R17,                                                                                                       (Left) Eager to begin their volunteer assignments facilitating
  only 6K, $120/obo., rmf22.
                                                                                                                                                  the safety of the Dragon Day parade, the 2007 Dragon Krewe,
  Dining set, queen bed, glass comp. desks,                                                                                                       organized by Catherine Holmes, associate dean of students for
  portable A/C, compact fridge & much more,                                                                                                       student activities, scatter from their briefing in Willard Straight
  e-mail for details, gel22 or 3-4006.                                                                                                            Hall. Dragon Krewe volunteers included: Bill Baldwin, Peggy
  2000 Ford Explorer XLS, black, 89K, VG                                                                                                          Beach, David Bell, Patty Case, Gwendolyn Dean, Scott Doyle,
  cond., extras, $6,500/obo., sl436 or 3-4006.                                                                                                    Roxanne Edsall, Christine Forester, Lori Fuller, Hazel Hall, Lisa
  1991 VOLVO 740 wagon, auto, leather, 2                                                                                                          K’Bedford, Tane Kramer, Leon Lawrence, Bill Liddick, Virginia
  studded snows on rims, great car, $1,400,                                                                                                       Lisano, Cindy Lockwood, Anu Lyons, Chuck Lyons, Kathaleen
  257-6491 or kvs9.                                                                                                                               Mason, Craig McAllister, Reba McCutcheon, Kara Miller, Tara
  Weil-Mclain 68 boiler unit, rear flue outlet,                                                                                                    Nihill, Amy O’Donnell, Beth O’Neil, Linda Reynolds, Susan Riley,
  P-368 HW oil GPH .95, RWB Beckett burner,                                                                                                       Windi Sasaki, Joe Scaffido, Haasan Scott, Sophie Sidhu, Laura
  HW R4184D1027, $350/obo., Tom at 908-                                                                                                           Taylor, and Brenda Wickes.
  963-2032.                                              ROBERT BARKER/UNIVERSITY PHOTOGRAPHY

                                                         NOTES FROM THE FBI
  Schwinn 203 recumbent exercise bike, used
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  a few times, $350, (315) 497-3233 or acg4.
                                                            For 10 weeks, I will join a class of some 250 officers taking college courses on: Law,
  1930s Antique roll top desk, oak, hidden
  drawers, $1,500, llj3.                                 Behavioral Science, Forensic Science, Leadership Development, Communication,
                                                         and Health/Fitness. Yes, I have to live on the campus. No, my family can’t come with
  1998 Toyota Corolla CE, 104K, insp., ex. cond.,
                                                         me. Yes, they make you run, swim, bike and do sit ups and push ups very regularly.
  all maint. docs., $3,750, pcb25 or 5-3338.
                                                         No, I haven’t fully recovered from birthing triplets two and a half years ago, and yes,
                                                                                                                                                              Get the lowdown on cholesterol
  Whirlpool elec. stove, ex. cond., self-cleaning,
  bisque color, u-haul, $100, 756-8855 (eves).           I have been working hard to meet academy entry standards for a certain level of fit-                 This “Cholesterol: The Basics” lecture,
                                                         ness. A special thanks here to the Cornell Wellness Beginner Triathlon Class for all                 presented by Kerry Howell, MS, assistant
  1966 Ford 4110 LCG tractor, front loader,
  35hp, 2WD, great cond., $3,500, kab4 or                their help!                                                                                          director of CU Wellness, from 4:00–5:00
  533-8866.                                                                                                                                                   p.m., Thursday, March 29, in G01
                                                            Needless to say, the last couple of months since the FBINA notified me of my selec-
  Dining room set, solid wood, light oak, 6                                                                                                                   Biotech, covers the basics of cholesterol-
                                                         tion have been a whirlwind. I work within an excellent leadership team, so I know
  side chairs, 2 arms chairs, matching cabinet,                                                                                                               the good, the bad, and the ugly. Learn
                                                         Cornell Police will thrive in my absence, but leaving my partner and our three young
  $2,000/obo., ddl2 or 5-2031.                                                                                                                                what steps you can take to prevent or
                                                         ones behind for such an extended time is a bit nerve-wracking. My family has al-
  Cookie jars, McCoy tortoise, ceramic black &                                                                                                                treat high cholesterol. No registration is
                                                         ready planned a few visits to make sure they remember me, while family and friends
  white cow, jst2.                                                                                                                                            needed for this presentation, open to the
                                                         are enthusiastic offering to help support my absence from home.
  2 BR townhouse, 1.5 BA, Commonland, nr. CU                                                                                                                  entire Cornell community.
  & d-town, new appli., gas cooking/heat, deck,            I confess I am a bit worried about the transition of priorities from family and work
  carport, MLS123532, $174,500, 233-4112.                to just me, but I guess after 10 weeks of training, it will all be back to “normal” again.           Wellness Walking Class has
  External CD R/W drive, USB connection, all             So I am learning to accept this opportunity for the gift that it is and look forward to
  cables incl., like new; $25/obo., pea1.                keeping those who are interested up-to-date on my upcoming adventures.
  14” TVs, Sansui & Samsung, color, $30/ea.;                                                                                                                  Join fellow walking enthusiasts and
  two 24” girls 10 spd. bicycles, $50/ea., ex.
  cond., rjf2.                                           Ezra with a modern twist                                                                             learn new routes around campus.
                                                                                                                                                              Wellness Walking meets every Tuesday

  Wood bunk beds w/matt., 4 drawers, head-                                                                                                                    and Thursday through April 26, from
  boards w/shelves, good cond., $300, dar46.                  o celebrate the Ezra Cornell Bicentennial and the opening
                                                                                                                                                              12:15–1:00 p.m., outside Barton Hall.
                                                              of its new exhibition in the Hirshland Gallery, Cornell
  PackFlyRod, 8’6”6w, 7 pc., MarchBrown                                                                                                                       Pedometers are recommended to track
  Ltd., high quality graphite, new, $159, rca6.               University Library now features a line of products for sale
                                                                                                                                                              weekly steps. Register at the Wellness
                                                         in its new Library Store. Here you’ll find T-shirts of Ezra
  GE Nautilus dishwasher, white, less than 1 yr.                                                                                                              web site.
  old, works great, ex. cond., $125.                     Cornell with a modern twist, designed by Carla DeMello
                                                         in Library Communications; Ezra Plugged In for 200                                                   For more information, contact Ruth
  FOR RENT                                               Years Post-it cubes; and beautifully designed canvas tote                                            Merle-Doyle at
  2 BR decagon apt., woodsy setting, W/D, no             bags. These items are now on display near the Olin staff
  pets, 5 min. to mall, $700/mo.+dep./incl.              lounge on the second floor of Olin Library. T-shirts are

  heat, 257-4352 or
                                                         $18; tote bags are $22; and the cubes are $8 each.
                                                            To purchase any of these items, send an e-mail to
  Riding mower, ideally 38” deck, something

                                                         <> or call Library Communications
  well-maint., $350/obo., set34 or 5-3512.
                                                         at 255-4813 to make arrangements. You may also purchase
  Wheelchair ramps and/or chair lift, weh2.
                                                         them by visiting room 213 Olin Library. Store hours will be Tuesdays and Thursdays

                                                                                                                                                                 to Fun!
  Guitarist/singer for country band, Cortland/           from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and Thursday afternoons from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
  Ithaca area, must have own transportation
  & equip., reb13.

  GMAT study guide or book, preferably                                                                    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4
  w/practice exams, Tami at th47.
                                                                                                          We are All Public Now: Surveillance,                   Wednesday, April 11 or

Guidelines for Classified Ads                                                                              Technology, and the Sanctity of the
                                                                                                          Classroom                                              Saturday, June 23
Free to members of the Cornell community, ads are
printed as space permits. Remember to:                                                                    Siva Vaidhyanathan, frequent NPR                       A Day on your own in NYC $38
                                                                                                          commentator, cultural historian, media
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                                                                                                          Intellectual Property and How it Threatens             shopping, and see a show.
 • Ads selling goods or commercial services on an          Vegetable Gardening Beyond the Basics!         Creativity and The Anarchist in the Library:
   ongoing basis or promoting employment outside                                                          How the Clash between Freedom and Control
   Cornell cannot be accepted.                             Designed for vegetable gardeners with                                                                 June
                                                                                                          is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the
 • To run your ad more than once, you must re-             some experience, or beginners who want to                                                             Beauty & The Beast $38
                                                                                                          System.” Don’t miss his thought-provoking
   submit it.                                              learn more, this class takes place 6:30-8:30
                                                                                                          thesis that we in the academy should avoid
 • Pawprint is not responsible for errors or unprinted     p.m., at the Tompkins County Cooperative
                                                                                                          the temptation of “quick fixes” such as
                                                                                                                                                                 Watch for information on a discounted
   ads, and retains the right to edit or reject any        Extension Education Center, 615 Willow                                                                matinee for the Hanger Theater’s
                                                                                                          restrictive technologies and regulations.
   submission.                                             Avenue, Ithaca. Learn how to extend the
                                                           season, experiment with less common
                                                                                                          The lecture takes place in BioTech G10 from            performance on Beauty and The Beast this
Submit classifieds ads via:                                                                                3:30–5:00 p.m with a reception to precede              June.
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                                                                                                          CU Information Science, Department of                  www.crc.            Employee Outreach Desk
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