Cornell Report Spring 2017

  • Cornell is a touchstone in Landis’ Life

    Mar 24, 2017

    Richard “Dick” Landis ’64 once coached against himself in a collegiate cross country meet. In fact, he did it twice, coaching both Cornell and Coe in 1978 and 1979.

  • Let’s go Rams!

    Mar 24, 2017

    Ram spirit is strong as Cornell College’s winter sports programs fielded all-Americans, landed national qualifiers, crowned titlists, and beat Coe!

  • Whale pioneered women’s sports at Cornell

    Mar 24, 2017

    When Ellen Whale arrived on the Hilltop in 1978 as volleyball coach and assistant professor of physical education, Cornell women were just beginning to play intercollegiate sports.

  • Spring 2017: In Brief

    Mar 24, 2017

    Fulbright award takes Martin to Berlin; Professor Meyer writes ‘superhero’ book; Why ask why? and other questions; Help for eating disorder patients; Norton building gives up its secrets;

  • Scientist provides critical funding for new facility

    Mar 24, 2017

    As a child, Jean Russell ’65 enjoyed engineering things with her brother’s Lincoln Logs and erector sets.

  • ’80s love match

    Mar 24, 2017

    Constance Mixon ’88 met Walter Braunschweig III ’86 during her campus visit in 1984 when Wally was her tour guide.

  • Absentee voting doesn’t increase turnout

    Mar 24, 2017

    A research study by Assistant Professor of Politics Hans Hassell shows that campaign efforts to get voters to use absentee voting options don’t necessarily increase voter turnout.

  • Project to make Cornell Greater > Than ever

    Mar 24, 2017

    A brand new science facility, the first free-standing academic building built since the adoption of One Course At A Time, the largest cash gift in college history, a new campus entrance from the east.

  • Joe McClain: A townie with an impact

    Mar 24, 2017

    Joe McClain, owner and proprietor of Joe’s International Airport bar in Mount Vernon from 1976–2002, was remembered upon his death Jan. 25 as a father figure and mentor to scores of Cornellians.

  • Message to readers

    Mar 24, 2017

    You’ll notice that this issue of the Cornell Report looks different.

  • Krezek career ‘epitome of liberal arts education’

    Mar 24, 2017

    For some people, it’s about the destination. For others, it’s about the journey. You can put Michelle Krezek ’85 firmly in the latter camp.

  • Leo Beranek ’36

    Mar 24, 2017

    Acoustics designer and internet pioneer Leo Beranek ’36, Westwood, Massachusetts, died Oct. 10, 2016, at age 102.

  • William Parsons ’67

    Mar 24, 2017

    Educator, historian, and humanitarian William Spencer Parsons ’67 died Dec. 23, 2016, at age 71.

  • Earl Donald Scott

    Mar 24, 2017

    Earl Donald Scott, a psychologist who taught at Cornell for 10 years, died Sept. 21, 2016, in Salisbury, North Carolina.

  • You Said: Spring 2017

    Mar 24, 2017

    Remembering John Dietz; Successful nonprofits podcast; From social media; Online-only option