cornell report summer 2012

  • Cornell as Ellis Island

    Jun 15, 2012

    For Cornell students raised in the Mount Vernon-Lisbon area, the college unravels itself to become more than remote buildings atop a hill and young strangers seen meandering First Street between downtown and campus.

  • Smithsonian theatre director savors life

    Jun 15, 2012

    Zarth Bertsch ’00 is director of theaters at the Smithsonian Institution. His career with film and theatrical exhibition began with freelance photography and an initial position overseeing technical operations at the IMAX Dome Theatre in the Science Station in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

  • Summer 2012 Letters

    Jun 15, 2012

    Service is Cornell hallmark; Husk brings back memories; Remembering a great athlete; Remembering Bev; Bob Black fund

  • Joel Furmanek ’06

    Jun 15, 2012

    When he’s not racing beat up cars around frozen lakes—he says it’s a Wisconsin thing—Joel Furmanek ’06 is immersed in the world of theatre production: behind the scenes at The Glimmerglass Opera in New York, and in theatrical equipment sales and installation at Electronic Theatre Controls (ETC).

  • Unlocking the future of the liberal arts

    Jun 15, 2012

    The inauguration of a college president offers plenty of opportunity for pomp and circumstance, but it offers much more than that, as well.

  • James Salaiz ’98

    Jun 15, 2012

    For someone who was drawn to Cornell because of One Course At A Time, James Salaiz ’98’s art career has called upon his ability to juggle quite a lot at once.

  • No debate: Mock Trial team is amazing

    Jun 15, 2012

    Cornell’s Mock Trial team is just six years old, but has a very grown-up record.

  • Angela Felecia Turner Epps ’80

    Jun 15, 2012

    Angela Felecia Turner Epps ’80, drawn to a love of rules and order, wanted to be a lawyer since she was in seventh grade.

  • Thomas Commons: New era begins

    Jun 15, 2012

    By the time you read this, work will have started on the renovation and expansion of the Thomas Commons.

  • Jane Mess Pfefferkorn ’58

    Jun 15, 2012

    Jane Mess Pfefferkorn ’58 has spent her life as a champion of the arts in education.

  • Mary MacGregor ’45

    Jun 15, 2012

    Art and music connoisseur Mary K. MacGregor ’45 died May 16 in Mount Vernon, Iowa.

  • Faculty summer reading

    Jun 15, 2012

    Carol Lacy-Salazar (Spanish); Addison Ault (chemistry); Joe Dieker (dean of the college); Ross Sowell (computer science); Jonathan Brand (president); Rob Sutherland (politics); James Martin (music); Mary Olson (sociology)

  • 300 years of experience

    Jun 15, 2012

    Cornell’s professors are at the heart of the student experience, and these seven professors have mentored thousands of Cornellians.

  • 50 Favorite things

    Jun 15, 2012

    There are so many things to love about Cornell.

  • Van Etten-Lacey House home to Center for the Literary Arts

    Jun 15, 2012

    When the Center for the Literary Arts opens this fall, it will have a home with historic ties to its English and creative writing department.