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  • The American University: National Treasure or Endangered Species? 

    Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (editor) (Cornell University Press, 1997)
    OVER THE PAST DECADE, America’s research universities have been accused, with increasing frequency and passion, of a wide variety of sins. Universities do not devote enough attention to undergraduate education, the charge ...
  • Reflections on an Academic and Commercial Career 

    Jewell, William J. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-12)
    William Jewell, Professor Emeritus in Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University, traces the arc of his professorial career as a teacher and researcher. His early interests in environmental issues, ...
  • A Museum Director’s Life An Intimate History of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum, 1992 – 2011 

    Robinson, Frank (The Internet-First University Press, 2014-10-20)
    Franklin W. Robinson served Cornell as the Richard J. Schwartz Director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art (1992-2011) and recently retired after his very distinguished service in that role. In addition to the 2011 ...
  • Family Business: An Oral History of Farm Resource Management 

    Colman, Gould P. (Cornell University, 2014-05)
    This book is based upon recorded conversations began in 1966 and continued until 1983 with farm people tracing decisions and outcomes—from initial idea to implementation—in a business they owned and operated. “Oral history” ...
  • A History of the Agricultural Museum at Cornell University and Its Collections 

    Rehkugler, Gerald E. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-01)
    At the beginning of Cornell University there was interest in acquiring collections of materials pertinent to studies at this revolutionary institution. Numerous museums were created with collections from all over the ...
  • Perspectives on Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock’s Publications (1926-1984): A Companion Volume 

    Kass, Lee B.(editor) (Internet-First University Press, 2013-12)
    This two volume set is a collection of papers and perspectives on the publications of Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock, who was educated in Plant Breeding and Botany at Cornell University (1919-1927), and where she had ...
  • All in a Grain of Rice 

    Castillo, Gelia T. (1975)
    Dr. Gelia Castillo is one of the many outstanding persons in the mid 20th century history of Cornell and The Philippines. She earned the Ph.D degree in Rural Sociology at Cornell in the1960s and has since become internationally ...
  • The Cornell- Los Baños Story 

    Turk, Kenneth L. (1974)
    The Cornell- Los Baños Story by Dr. Kenneth Turk documents the dramatic two decades of Cornell's involvement with the rebuilding of the University of the Philippines at Los Baños after that university was severely damaged ...
  • Earth: The Human Dimension -- A Lecture by Frank H.T. Rhodes at Kendal 

    Rhodes, Frank H. T. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-09-26)
  • The Cornell-Nanking Story 

    Love, Harry Houser; Reisner, John Henry (The Internet-First University Press, 2012-06-15)
    The Cornell-Nanking Story describes Cornell’s first technical cooperation program of international outreach–the pioneering effort whose legacy continues robustly today. This report, first released in 1963 by Royse P. Murphy, ...
  • Lecture Notes on Nonlinear Vibrations 

    Rand, Richard H. (2012-05)
    This edition of Professor Rand's Lecture Notes on Nonlinear Vibrations extends the previous version ( ) by including two new Chapters, respectively on Differential-Delay Equations, ...

    Block, H.D.; Cranch, E.T.; Hilton, P.J.; Walker, R.J. (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1964)
    "Engineering Mathematics" by H.D. Block, E.T. Cranch, P.J. Hilton and R.J. Walker was a two volume work that was written, published and first used as a text at Cornell University in 1964. The project was a cooperative ...
  • Plant biomechanics : an engineering approach to plant form and function 

    Niklas, Karl J. (University of Chicago Press, 1992)
    The aim of this book is to explore how plants function, grow, reproduce, and evolve within the limits set by their physical environment. It was written in the firm belief that organisms cannot violate the laws of physics ...
  • Evolution of Plant Breeding at Cornell University 

    Murphy, Royse P.; Kass, Lee B. (The Internet-First University Press, 2011)
    Drs. Royse P. Murphy and Lee B. Kass prepared this 179-page account of the history of Plant Breeding—among the most distinguished academic departments at Cornell—on the occasion of its centennial. In addition to a wealth ...
  • The Theses, Papers and Publications of Henry D. Bowen and His Students – 1952 – 1991 

    Bowen, Henry D. (Internet-First University Press, 1992-01)
    This compilation was prepared as a tribute to Henry D. Bowen when he was conferred emeritus status in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at North Carolina State University. His students spread his ...
  • The Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University: A History and Personal Reflections 

    Nesheim, Malden C. (2010)
    Malden Nesheim, Professor Emeritus of Nutrition at Cornell University and former University Vice-President and Provost, provides a history of the academic study of nutrition at Cornell University.
  • Elmira, Cortland & Northern RR: 1867 to 1967 and On 

    Marcham, David; Marcham, John (editor) (DeWitt Historical Society (Imprint of The History Center in Tompkins County), 2009)
    This book is both a railroad history and memoir. The author vividly reconstructs the life of the Elmira, Cortland & Northern Railroad, its predecessor lines, and successors over the one hundred years the route was in ...
  • The Legacy of Dale R. Corson (Supplement One) 

    Cooke, J. Robert (producer); Corson, Dale R. (Internet-First University Press, 2009-07)
    This supplementary collection is an on-going effort to expand the initial book, The Legacy of Dale R. Corson. This supplement will be expanded from time-to-time ? breaking the usual limitation of a single definitive ...
  • The Cornell 300-Mev Synchrotron 

    Corson, Dale R.; DeWire, J. W.; McDaniel, B. D.; Wilson, R. R. (Office of Naval Research, 1953-07)
    This document is a companion piece to the Book: "The Legacy of Dale R. Corson". It is a report written by Dale R. Corson and others in 1953 concerning the construction of the Cornell University Nuclear Synchrotron.
  • Book: The Legacy of Dale R. Corson 

    Cooke, J. Robert (Producer) (Internet-First University Press, 2009)
    This book captures some significant markers in the life and times of Dale Raymond Corson and his imprint upon Cornell University. His is a unique and remarkable journey. This story is told through three videos -1) "Dale ...

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