Cornell Report Summer 2009

  • Hendriks paves way for student research

    Jun 15, 2009

    In the late 1940s postwar Americans began their infatuationwith modern convenience.

  • Environmental Studies: Recommended Reading

    Jun 15, 2009

    Members of the environmental studies faculty contributed titles to this Top 10 recommended reading list for Cornellians. A Conservationist Manifesto by Scott Russell Sanders (Indiana University Press, 2009) Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond (W.W. Norton & Co., 1998) Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution […]

  • Meeting global challenges, naturally

    Jun 15, 2009

    Welcome to ENV 101.

  • Championship season

    Jun 15, 2009

    The 2008–2009 school year will undoubtedly go down as one of Cornell’s most successful athletic campaigns in its history, thanks to four All-American performances and what may be the Ram’s best basketball team ever.

  • The grass is greener

    Jun 15, 2009

    Robert Dana has inspired students, poets, Iowans, and numerous others over his career. To celebrate his distinguished achievements, Cornell College hosted “An Evening with Poet Robert Dana” on April 28, and made him an honorary alum on April 17. Senior Sarah Henson, however, may just be the first one to honor the venerable poet with grass. Henson’s senior art project […]

  • Moving forward in difficult times

    Jun 15, 2009

    As we complete the academic year, I would like to provide you with an update on the impact of the financial crisis on Cornell.

  • In Brief

    Jun 15, 2009

    New Ram logo; 100th Cornell Fellow; Whisler takes over at Cole; Home run project; Off-campus photo winners; Small world; The latest in a long line of Cornellians

  • A Bright Idea: Jim McWethy ’65

    Jun 15, 2009

    Friendly and personable to the extreme, Jim McWethy ’65 is something of a modern renaissance man.

  • A Bright Idea: Bob McClennan ’65

    Jun 15, 2009

    For Bob McLennan ’65, it’s all about the student experience.

  • Amber Swenson ’05

    Jun 15, 2009

    If you happen to pick up A Searching Heart at your bookstore, the cover might look oddly familiar.

  • Chase Whitney ’02

    Jun 15, 2009

    Chase Whitney ’02, Denver, Colo., had his “aha” moment when he discovered the link between energy and the environment.

  • Meghan Cooper ’98

    Jun 15, 2009

    Meghan Cooper ’98 had it in her mind that she wanted to help children with her law degree.

  • Greg Morrissey ’82

    Jun 15, 2009

    After teaching computer animation and multimedia for just three years since changing careers at age 48, Greg Morrissey ’82 was named Teacher of the Year at North Garland High School in Dallas.

  • Dr. Jim Swift ’76

    Jun 15, 2009

    Dr. Jim Swift ’76 received the American Dental Education Association’s (ADEA) Distinguished Service Award, given in recognition of significant contributions to education, research, and the ADEA

  • Craig Kuehl ’66

    Jun 15, 2009

    Craig Kuehl ’66 retired from the U.S. State Department, where he had served as a Foreign Service Officer since 1983.