Martha Van Rensselaer: A Vision for the Ages
A documentary on the life and work of Martha Van Rensselaer, who helped to found the Cornell school that is now the College of Human Ecology, and in doing so greatly influenced the education of women and the direction of public service. Guests: Ava Danville '09, graduate of the College of Human Ecology Francille Firebaugh, Dean Emerita of the College of Human Ecology Joan Jacobs Brumberg, Professor Emerita of Human Development Alan Mathios, Dean of the College of Human Ecology Scott Peters, Associate Professor of Education Hosted by Gary Stewart, East Hill Notes is a monthly talk show on topics of interest to the Cornell and Ithaca communities.
Cornell University Human Ecology
Education; Women; History; Research