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Table of Contents VOL. VI NO. 4, SUMMER 2010

President David Skorton speaks to the media

The Essentials

Tribute to Maj. Rick Gannon '95, Presidential Search Committee gears up, Lab of Ornithology mural, new health center design and a semester abroad in Havana. Read more

robot used for natural language processing

Eureka! That magic moment of discovery

Moments of new discoveries, the development of collaborative ideas and inspired revelations from across the university. Read more

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Worldwide celebration of Cornell's Sesquicentennial

An early look at plans for Cornell's worldwide celebration of its 150th anniversary. Read more

Faculty member being videotaped for a Cornell MOOC

The world as our classroom: MOOCs foster a global student body

Any person, anywhere, in any corner of the Earth may become a virtual Cornellian -- for free -- from the comfort of home. Read more

Glee Club Asia trip coverage

'67 Across: Lustrous alumnus

Adam Perl '67 was beaming as his toughest puzzle of the day stumped Rex Parker at the second annual Finger Lakes Crossword Competition in early March in Ithaca. Read more

Pat and David Atkinson

Campaign news: Sustainability in focus

The David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future wants to "create a world in which people can meet their needs and pursue their dreams without compromising the ability of future generations to do the same." Read more


You can make it happen: Summer 2014

Examples of real and needed ways to give to Cornell, from needs in the materials science and engineering labs to LED bulbs in the Johnson Museum. Read more

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Refueling and empowering student-athletes

In a world promising that peak athleticism is just a supplement away, Cornell Athletics has gone back to basics to make sure Big Red athletes are ready to win. Read more

We Cornellians illustration

'We Cornellians': 'The Straight'

Another page -- this one exploring Willard Straight Hall -- from 'We Cornellians,' an illustrated Cornell history, ca. 1940, by Steve Barker '41. Read more

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Icy cold, right now

In this day and age, when we want something, we want it now. When I want a cold drink, however, the solution is less clear. This is what inspired our team to develop the idea for the Polar Chiller. Read more

From The Publisher

Tracy Vosburgh

Change can foster innovation or follow in its wake; often it goes both ways, and at Cornell, a passionate place full of inquisitive, creative people, we are always dealing with change in one way or another. Read more