This multi-media digital archive contains mainly material in The Internet First University Press (IFUP) that celebrates the contributions of Cornell people to the world of scholarship and to the life of the University and its research, service and educational mission. Included will be biographies, autobiographies, lectures, interviews, scholarly papers, and other materials related to the contributions of the people included. The material in this archive is available to the worldwide scholarly community via the Internet and a full text index to these materials is included in Internet search engines.

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  • A Journey through Food Systems: How Agriculture, Food Insecurity, and Malnutrition Formed My Professional Life 

    Pinstrup-Andersen, Per (2021-02)
    In his book, Per Pinstrup-Andersen synthesizes almost 70 years of work on food systems, from a 14-year old farmworker in Denmark to World Food Prize Laureate, Director General of the world’s foremost food policy research ...
  • A Conversation Between Nelson Hairston and Anurag Agrawal, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 

    Walcott, Charles (2019)
    Nelson George Hairston. Jr. is a professor retiring from Cornell after 34 years in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. In this video he describes his education, how he became interested in biology and his ...
  • Carl Hopkins, Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior Emeritus 

    Walcott, Charles (2019)
    Carl Hopkins is a professor emeritus, retired from the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at Cornell. In this video he describes his background, his research on the taxonomy and communication in electric fish from ...
  • Are Condorcet and minimax voting systems the best version 5b 

    Darlington, Richard (2019-11-15)
    For decades, the minimax voting system was well known to experts on voting systems, but was not widely considered to be one of the best systems. But in recent years, two important experts, Nicolaus Tideman and Andrew Myers, ...
  • Jared Lloyd Darlington obituary 

    Darlington, Richard (2019-11-06)
    Obituary for computer scientist Jared Lloyd Darlington (1933-2019)
  • The Substance of Civilization: Materials and Human History From the Stone Age to the Age of Silicon 

    Sass, Stephen L. (CornellCast, 2011-03-11)
    “How did materials help us become what we are today? Join Professor Stephen L. Sass as he discusses his book, The Substance of Civilization: Materials and Human History From the Stone Age to the Age of Silicon. “Materials ...
  • Kenneth I. Greisen Memorial Service 

    Unknown author (2019)
    Kenneth Greisen, Professor Emeritus of Physics is remembered as a cosmic ray physicists, member of the detonation system team for the Manhattan Project, graduate student mentor, physics teacher and re-designer of introductory ...
  • A Conversation with Sally McConnell-Ginet 

    McConnell-Ginet, Sally; March, Kathryn (Internet-First University Press, 2019)
    Professors Emeriti Sally McConnell-Ginet & Kathryn S. March discuss their lives, work, & friendship over the years since the founding of (then) Women's Studies (now Femininist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) at Cornell.
  • It's a Wonderful Life 

    Saulnier, Beth (Cornell Alumni Association, 2011-05)
    For two decades, Frank Robinson has been director of the Johnson Museum, a post that marries his many talents—from management to fundraising to cheerleading to looking good in a Santa suit. He’ll step down at the end of ...
  • A Conversation with Ross Brann 

    Brann, Ross; Altschuler, Glenn (Internet-First University Press, 2019)
    Ross Brann studied at the University of California-Berkeley, the Hebrew University-Jerusalem, New York University, and the American University in Cairo. He has taught at Cornell since 1986 and served nineteen years as Chair ...

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