Cooke, J. Robert

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J. Robert Cooke, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, was a member of the University Faculty for 32 years prior to his election as Dean of the University Faculty. He also served as Director of Instruction for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Speaker of the Faculty Senate, Faculty Trustee, and University Marshall (presiding at Commencement).


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    An Oral History Conversation: The Paradigm Shift from Centralized to Decentralized Computing at Cornell
    King, Kenneth M.; Cooke, J. Robert; Teitelbaum, Tim; Gale, Doug (Internet-First University Press, 2015-10)
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    A Conversation with Charles Walcott
    Walcott, Charles; Cooke, J. Robert (Internet-First University Press, 2015-05-06)
    Charles Walcott is a Professor Emeritus of Neurobiology and Behavior. Walcott received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Harvard and his PhD from Cornell in 1959. Walcott has been a faculty member at Harvard, Tufts and Suny Stony Brook before coming to Cornell in 1981. He has done research on hearing in spiders, how homing pigeons find their way home and the vocal communication of Loons. In addition, he served as Associate Producer of “Discovery” a program on natural history for children and the first nationally syndicated programs from WGBH in Boston. He was involved with NOVA and served two years as Content Director for 3 2 1 Contact produced by Children’s Television Workshop. He was the founder of the Elementary Science Study and was its director for two years.At Cornell, Walcott spent 14 years as Director of the Ornithology Laboratory, then Director of the Division of Biological Science, Associate and then Dean of the University Faculty and is currently the University Marshal.
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    Glimpses of Cornell History, Vol 2, The Kendal at Ithaca Connection
    Cooke, J. Robert; King, Kenneth M. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-06-25)
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    Bob Cooke Reminisces
    Cooke, J. Robert; Scott, Norman R.; King, Kenneth M. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-11-10)
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    A Conversation with David J. BenDaniel
    BenDaniel, David J.; Cooke, J. Robert (Interviewer) (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-06)
    This video about David J, BenDaniel and his leadership role in developing the entrepreneurship thrust at Cornell University is a contribution to The Legacy of Cornell Faculty and Staff Collection.
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    Glimpses of Cornell History Vol 1
    Cooke, J. Robert; King, Kenneth M. (The Internet-First University Press, 2012-12-06)
    This C.A.P.E. lecture was presented on 06Dec12 at BTI. The lecture describes the usage of low-­‐cost digital publishing to preserve and to make Cornell’s institutional history more accessible. The lecture outlines issues and principles that guided the creation of The Internet-­‐First University Press and cites its popularity (with more than 1 million downloads of books and videos each year). An incomplete listing of its published content, including abstracts and URL links, is provided. Finally a collage of snippets from thirteen of the IFUP videos constitutes our first volume of “Glimpses of Cornell History.”