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    • A Conversation with Francine Blau 

      Blau, Francine; Salvatore, Nick (Internet-First University Press, 2017-04-07)
    • A Conversation with Kurt Gottfried 

      Gottfried, Kurt; Lepage, Peter (Internet-First University Press, 2017-04-07)
      Gottfried discusses his early life and education, career, research in physics, his classic book, Quantum Mechanics: Fundamentals, and his role as co-founder of the Union of Concerned Scientists, which dealt with policy ...
    • Agricultural Economics to the Dyson School: A Personal Experience 

      Tomek, William (Bill) G. (The Internet-First University Press, 2017-03-07)
      This prominent econometrician recounts his journey at Cornell, dealing with The Early Years, The Middle Years, his role as Department Chair, Achieving Faculty Diversity, The Later Years, and Other Cornell Experiences. He ...
    • A history of activities from 1963 – Retirement, 1998 

      German, Gene A. (The Internet-First University Press, 2017-02-07)
      Gene German describes his Cornell journey from the Food Industry Management Program and the Home Study Program in Food Industry Management to his experiences teaching popular courses, advising students and leading the Food ...
    • Robert L. Sproull memoirs 

      Sproull, Robert (2017)
    • A Conversation with Bob Frank 

      Frank, Bob; Gilovich, Thomas D. (Internet-First University Press, 2016-12-16)
    • A Conversation with David Feldshuh 

      Feldshuh, David; Levitt, Bruce A. (Internet-First University Press, 2016-12-16)
    • A Conversation with Thomas D. Gilovich 

      Gilovich, Thomas D.; Pizarro, David A. (Internet-First University Press, 2016-12-15)
    • A Conversation with André Jagendorf 

      Jagendorf, André; Turgeon, Robert (Internet-First University Press, 2016-09-08)
      On September 8, 2016 André discussed his life journey with colleague, Robert Turgeon, a professor in the Plant Biology Section.
    • Agronomy at Cornell 

      Cline, Marlin G. (The Internet-First University Press. ©2016 Cornell University, 2016-07-12)
      The account which follows focuses on the subject matter within the Department of Agronomy as of 1980, namely soils, production of field crops other than vegetables and fruit, and atmospheric science. That combination is ...
    • How Birds Can Save the World 

      Fitzpatrick, John; Agassiz, Louis; Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology (Internet-First University Press, 2016-02-18)
      Birds can save the World- so says John Fitzpatrick, the Louis Agassiz Fuertes Director of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. In this lecture to the Cornell Association of Professors Emeriti, Fitzpatrick explains how. ...
    • Survey of the Avian Alimentary Tract 

      Crompton, DWT; Nesheim, MC (Internet-First University Press, 2016)
      This Survey of the Alimentary Tract of Birds, includes drawings of the alimentary tract of 151 birds from 52 families. Also included are radiographs of the digestive system of the domestic fowl as well as whole body ...
    • Selections Concerning the History of the Arecibo Observatory 

      Cooke, J. Robert (producer) (Cornell University, 2016)
      This booklet contains selections from the Cornell Alumni News for the years 1963 through 2007 concern-ing the history of the Arecibo Observatory. A companion collection has been assembled from the Cornell Engineering ...
    • Achieving Food Security for All in the Foreseeable Future 

      Pinstrup-Andersen, Per (Internet-First University Press, 2015-12-03)
      Large increases in cereal prices in 2007-08 raised questions about the ability of world agriculture to produce the food needed by future generation. Predictions about impending world famine and continued increases in food ...
    • A Conversation with LeLand "Skip" Carmichael 

      Carmichael, LeLand "Skip"; Tennant, Bud C. (Internet-First University Press, 2015-11-24)
      Skip Carmichael’s distinguished career working with infectious diseases and virology produced many far-reaching contributions, especially for creating a vaccine for canine parvovirus.
    • A Conversation with Bud C. Tennant 

      Tennant, Bud C.; Carmichael, LeLand "Skip" (Internet-First University Press, 2015-11-24)
      Bud Tennant’s multidimensional career as a veterinarian is discussed with Skip Carmichael.
    • Foundations of Muslim Extremism and the Marginalization and Violence Against Women 

      Barazangi, Nimat; Research Fellow Feminist; Gender, & Sexuality Studies; Cornell University (2015-11-19)
      In this presentation I argue that Muslim women issues are symptoms of the widespread crisis in understanding Islam. I also argue that these issues, being the consequences of extremism on all fronts, are the active drive ...
    • The Risks and Benefits of Shale Gas 

      Ingraffea, Anthony; Cathles, Lawrence; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (2015-10-22)
      In 2011, Howarth, Santoro, and Ingraffea published an estimated range of life-cycle methane emissions from development of natural gas, petroleum, and coal. They concluded that, even at the low end of their estimate, methane ...
    • 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)
    • A Conversation with Charlie Van Loan 

      Van Loan, Charlie; Bala, Kavita (Internet-First University Press, 2015-09-15)
      Van Loan discusses his experiences with teaching, writing textbooks, administering degree programs, MatLab, matrices and more.