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  • The First 114 Years of the Cornell Alumni Magazine 

    Marcham, John; Roberts, Jim (Internet-First University Press, 2019)
  • An Incremental Directory of Contents of the Internet-First University Press 

    Cooke, J. Robert; King, Kenneth M.; Walcott, Charles (Internet-First University Press, 2019)
    This a complete, clickable, full-text searchable directory of all materials available from The Internet-First University Press on eCommons@Cornell. You can download this IFUP Directory and use it to browse IFUP’s vast ...
  • 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 Kathryn March 

    March, Kathryn; McConnell-Ginet, Sally (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.

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