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Top cadet

Army ROTC cadet Isaac Todd ’11 recently completed the Leadership Development and Assessment Course in Fort Lewis, Wash. The LDAC, also known as Operation Warrior Forge, is the capstone exercise on the way to becoming a U.S. Army lieutenant. Of the 500 cadets in his regiment, Todd was named the No. 2 cadet for his […]

Mad for Cornell

“I hope you are enjoying your summer,” wrote sharp-eyed “Mad Men” fan the Rev. Dr. Ken Clarke, director of Cornell United Religious Work, to the Press Office. “I’m contacting you because as I watched last night the season premiere of the AMC series ‘Mad Men’ … “Cornell was mentioned or implicated twice in the episode. […]

Fantastic fiber

Cornelian Daina Taimina, a retiree and an adjunct associate professor in the math department, recently won an unusual prize for an unusual project: blending mathematics and crocheting. Her book, titled “Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes,” earned a British award called the Diagram Prize after a public vote run by Bookseller magazine. Taimina combines her mathematics […]

Feeding frenzy

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Baby love

Infertility affects about one in six couples in their childbearing years. To help couples bring home their bundle of joy, two Cornell world-renowned fertility experts have published “A Baby at Last!: The Couples’ Complete Guide to Getting Pregnant.” Drs. Zev Rosenwaks and Marc Goldstein of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center draw on their years of […]

Best Red chow

Cornell’s eateries were recently recognized for their abundance, variety and impressive buffets by Parents & Colleges. The university ranked fourth as one of the “Top 10 Best College Eats” for 2010. Highlights: the distinct ambience of each Cornell dining facility, many food options – such as deli sandwiches, pasta, grilled food, stir-fry, Kosher, salad bars, […]

Cornell, hither and yon

Daniel Mansoor ’79, MBA ’80, has launched a new blog about land grant investment in northern Wisconsin and a city named Cornell in that state. He writes, “Ezra Cornell gave his farm, wealth and industry to establish Cornell University – New York State’s land grant university. The little known story is his investment in 500,000 […]

Dairy Bar scoop

Fear not, ice cream fans! Even though the Cornell Dairy Bar closed for renovations at Stocking Hall on June 18, Cornell Dairy’s premium ice cream will be available as a summertime treat and throughout the year. Starting July 6, Cornell Dairy ice cream will be on sale at Trillium Express in Kennedy Hall. In 2013, […]