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Beaver, great blue heron at Cornell, USA

This video from Cornell University in the USA says about itself:

15 August 2016

In this clip, a beaver forages around the edge of the Sapsucker Woods Pond before slipping into the water and swimming amidst the lily pads.

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Update: more great university visitors

Further to the prior post about forthcoming visitors, we have more great news about visiting speakers.

RICE, CORNELL, CHICAGO

Three leading US leading universities are offering not one but two events in Hong Kong this month. 285 more words

Updates

Leaving

Monday was a hectic day. We met up with our friend for lunch at Banfi’s in Statler Hotel. This was our first time at the good old fancy hotel restaurant that many people visiting Cornell like to rave about. 77 more words

A Letter to the Freshman from Me and J.K. Rowling

I will admit that I only read up through the forth Harry Potter book. I was in fifth grade and the fifth book was slow so I gave up. 693 more words

Leaving Home

Everyone expects you to be excited and ready for unrestricted freedom. I am scared. I am nervous. Like most people, I take comfort and routine for granted in my life. 248 more words

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Episode 9: Recovery with Ed

Scott talks with 31 year old, Ed. Ed gets in the hot seat(3:00) and then discusses how he managed to graduate from Cornell University while battling a heroin addiction (7:39). 33 more words

Pittsburgh area school relaunches football after 4-year absence, instantly has 36 players

Cornell High School in Coraopolis, a suburb of Pittsburgh, is a small school. In fact, it’s so small that officials long ago shuttered the school’s football program because it was a loss-leader for the school’s athletic department. 238 more words

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