Nixon Speaker Preview: Shravan Kummar

Blog post by Samantha Kirsch ’18. Back in January, sixteen FSAD students had the opportunity to visit India to look at the apparel supply chain.  We visited both large factories and small scale production facilities, and I was personally drawn to the stories of those working to revitalize traditional craft and textile production.  The revival […]

Martha Van Rensselaer in Belgium

Blog post by Eileen Keating. In 1923, at the age of 58, Martha Van Rensselaer was selected by the National League of Women Voters as one of America’s twelve most influential women.  This honor was in recognition of her twenty-three years of pioneering work at Cornell in the new field of home economics.  Home economics […]