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Table of Contents VOL. V NO. 4, SUMMER 2013

Kyle Dake

The Essentials

Sustainability wall at Stella's, Fredrick Logevall wins Pulitzer Prize, Kyle Dake's 4th NCAA title, deans named for Arts and Sciences and Computing and Information Science, and more. Read more

A group of students

Portraits: Seven extraordinary undergraduates

Meet seven students -- future leaders, helpers, chroniclers, heroes, entrepreneurs, designers and thinkers -- who are typical of Cornell undergraduates today, which means not typical at all, really. Read more

Stephanie and Peter Nolan

Cornell Now–2015

Campaign tops $4 billion, veterans scholarship, donors respond to match campaign and a new Cornell U.K. charity. Read more


You Can Make It Happen: Summer 2013

A handful of examples of ways to give to Cornell, from funding Engaged Scholars to promoting graduate and professional student mental health. Read more


'I promised I'd pay back every penny': How Gloria Lang made good

Gloria Lang '69 is a giant in the world of textiles for the home, especially bedding and towels. In the 1980s, she managed the first major U.S. retailer offering of high-thread-count sheets. Read more


After a decade as dean, Arts and Sciences' Peter Lepage returns to the classroom

Being dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for the past 10 years has been a mixed blessing for Peter Lepage. Read more

Deans at work

Q&A with Cornell's deans

In this second installment in an ongoing series of conversations with academic deans, we again hear the real voices of the leaders of Cornell's colleges and schools. Read more

Jerome Jerry Hass and George Papanicolaou.

Faculty Legends: Jerry Hass and Dr. George Papanicolaou

Finance professor Jerome "Jerry" Hass taught many generations of students at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management for 46 years. Read more

Eilyan Bitar

Q&A with new members of the faculty

Q&A with Eilyan Bitar, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and a Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellowships update. Read more

Hans Bethe and Boyce McDaniel in the Cornell Electron Storage Ring

What lies beneath

What about the areas of campus that don't tower far above Cayuga's waters? What lies beneath the acres of picturesque quadrangles and stately halls of learning? Read more

Jacobs gift announcement at City Hall in Manhattan

Irwin and Joan Jacobs give $133M to Cornell Tech

Irwin Mark Jacobs '54 and his wife, Joan Klein Jacobs '54, have made a $133 million gift to Cornell and the Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology. Read more

Ezra Cornell lookikng down from his farm

Another page from 'We Cornellians': an illustrated Cornell history, ca. 1940

Another page from 'We Cornellians': an illustrated Cornell history, ca. 1940 , by Steve Barker '41. Read more

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The randomness of it all

It always cracks me up when I think back to how I was before freshman year, and my thought processes regarding college. ... I couldn't have been more wrong. Read more

From The Publisher

Tommy Bruce

It's a cliché, but also true -- universities are idea factories. At Cornell this has been the case for nearly a century and a half -- beginning with Ezra Cornell's grand idea to found an entirely different kind of university. Read more