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Law school addition certified platinum by green building group

The newly constructed addition to the Cornell Law Schools Myron Taylor Hall exceeded its sustainable burden of proof, leaving no reasonable doubt that its now certified LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum  the highest level accreditation possible  by the U.S. Green Building Council.


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2014 Bartels awards recognize custodial staff

About 400 custodial staff joined Phil Bartels 71, his wife, Susan, and daughter Katie 06, along with Facilities Services leadership to recognize recipients of the Bartels Award for Custodial Service Excellence and Bartels Scholarships Dec. 15.


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Carbon-trapping 'sponges' can cut greenhouse gases

In the fight against global warming, carbon capture  chemically trapping carbon dioxide before it releases into the atmosphere  is gaining momentum, but standard methods are plagued by toxicity, corrosiveness and inefficiency. Using a bag of chemistry tricks, Cornell materials scientists have invented low-toxicity, highly effective carbon-trapping sponges that could lead to increased use of the technology.


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Wind to Power One-Fifth of Cornells Energy

Although we have made very good progress towards achieving carbon neutrality, we still have much work to do and not rest on our laurels. -KyuJung Whang


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Employee of the Quarter Jamie Hartwick

"Due to Jamies excellent attitude and modeling of our organizational values, campus partners often compliment his work ethic and contributions."


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Custodians Dan Radcliff and Carla Bishop: excellence, thoughtfulness and patience

"I just wanted to drop you a line to let you know that your team have been absolutely excellent as well as thoughtful and patient..."


Robin Keith makes All Staff Training/Workshop 2015 a big success

...With your coordination, hard work and diligence, this event flowed beautifully and was well received. Bravo!


Carol Hawes earns high praise at the Schwartz Center

"Ive worked in at least a dozen different buildings over the course of my 30-year Cornell career and so its with some legitimacy that I can assert Carols building care work is the best Ive ever experienced."


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