Cornell Report Summer 2011

  • Summer 2011 Letters

    Jun 15, 2011

    Brand new era; Chapman piece is important contribution; Chapman coverage appreciated; Commons updates bring opportunity; Bill Taylor remembered

  • Scott Dickson ’77

    Jun 15, 2011

    When Scott Dickson ’77 arrived on campus to study piano, organ, and French, he already had a latent desire to fly planes.

  • Jerry Hildebrand ’64

    Jun 15, 2011

    Jerry Hildebrand ’64 is working to solve social problems with entrepreneurship as the founder and director of the Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of the Pacific.

  • Donna Russell Fox ’48

    Jun 15, 2011

    Donna Russell Fox ’48 is retired, but not really.

  • New grads bridging the education gap

    Jun 15, 2011

    Cornell students understand the power of education, and that’s one reason many of them are taking part in the Teach for America program.

  • D.C. Metro, Cornell share architect

    Jun 15, 2011

    What do The Commons, Tarr, Dows, Pauley, and Rorem halls have in common with the Metro rail system in Washington, D.C.? All were designed by the Chicago architecture firm Harry Weese Architects.

  • Learning business abroad

    Jun 15, 2011

    Todd Knoop’s Growth Theory class spent three weeks in South America in May to study economic growth, the factors that make countries rich or poor, and how business is conducted outside the U.S.

  • Charting a course toward service

    Jun 15, 2011

    Before Lisa Chen spent eight weeks in China, she thought she wanted to go to law school after graduation. But after a fellowship with Red Cross China, the junior from La Mirada, Calif., has decided to take her experiences at Cornell and try to effect change as part of a non-profit organization.

  • President’s House becomes Garner namesake

    Jun 15, 2011

    The President’s House has been renamed the Garner President’s House, in honor of President Emeritus Les and First Lady Katrina Garner.

  • Jeff Winter ’07

    Jun 15, 2011

    Since graduating, Jeff Winter ’07 has been working as a fixed income research analyst at Allstate Investments LLC in Northbrook, Ill., a subsidiary of the Fortune 100 company Allstate Insurance.

  • Around the world in 18 days

    Jun 15, 2011

    Cornell’s One Course At A Time calendar allows for unprecedented mobility.

  • In Brief

    Jun 15, 2011

    Tuition Ends Week recognizes gifts; Mona Lisa in Mount Vernon; ‘Ultimate’ rivals; Weddle returns to speak on miracles; KRNL tradition continues

  • Tahllee Baynard ’97 & Kanesha Lee Baynard ’94

    Jun 15, 2011

    As a dual-career family with a second child on the way, Tahllee Baynard ’97 and Kanesha Lee Baynard ’94 made a decision in 2007 to incorporate Tahllee’s mother into their household.

  • Ram Report

    Jun 15, 2011

    Cornell returns to Midwest Conference; Softball scores first All-American; Record seasons for two teams

  • Cornellian assists in Japan’s recovery

    Jun 15, 2011

    Kiyo Kaneko ’82, of Tokyo, was deeply involved in recovery efforts after the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami hit his country on March 11. Kaneko is Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Manager at Coca-Cola Japan and a member of the company’s risk management team.