Now showing items 1-20 of 143

    • A Conversation with Dale R. Corson 

      Craft, Harold D., Jr.; Corson, Dale R. (Internet-First University Press, 2011-11-01)
      Interview of Dale R. Corson conducted by Harold D. Craft, Jr., former directory of the Arecibo Observatory (1973-1981) on Nov. 1, 2011.
    • 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 ...
    • Aesthetics Beyond Life: W. Jack Lewis 

      Lewis, W. Jack (Internet-First University Press, 2001-03-22)
      This is a presentation by Rev. W. Jack Lewis at the Lyceum, Kendal at Ithaca Retirement Community on March 22. 2001. W. Jack Lewis served Cornell as Director of Cornell United Religious Work from 1963-81. An ordained ...
    • Animal Navigation: An Enduring Mystery 

      Walcott, Charles (Internet-First University Press, 2014)
      Many animals move thousands of miles over the surface of the earth. Monarch butterflies return to a small place in Mexico to overwinter, Arctic Terns fly some 24,000 miles per year and salmon return to the gravel beds in ...
    • Antigone (script, video segments and commentary) 

      Feldshuh, David; Booth, Dan; Rusten, Jeffrey (Internet-First University Press, 2003)
      In Fall 2003, Sophocles' Antigone was a prominent topic on the Cornell campus. Chosen for the 2003 New Student Reading Project, it was assigned reading for all incoming students over the summer. Upon their arrival ...
    • Being Eisenman: Peter Eisenman '54 

      Handler, Philip; Handler, Maddy (Fly on the Wall Productions, 2004-06)
      This video is a highly personal account of Eisenman's life and work told by alumnus Peter Eisenman'54, created in celebration of his 50th Cornell Reunion. Vintage pictures from Eisenman's years at and right after Cornell, ...
    • Big Red/Meier White: A Cornell story of architect Richard Meier '56 

      Handler, Philip; Handler, Maddy (Fly on the Wall Productions, 2006-06)
      This video features Cornell-educated architect Richard A. Meier, class of 1956, founder of the architectural firm Richard Meier & Partners Architects. Created in honor of Meier's 50th Reunion in June 2006, the video is ...
    • Bill Irish Reminisces 

      Irish, Wilmont Wheeler; Furry, Ronald Bay (Internet-First University Press, 2013-09-04)
    • Bill Jewell Reminisces 

      Jewell, William J.; Ahner, Beth (Interviewer) (Internet-First University Press, 2014-06-10)
    • 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 ...
    • The Case for a Primary Diplomatic Relationship with China 

      Kirk, Mark (Internet-First University Press, 2004-11-08)
      The Honorable Mark Kirk, Cornell class of '81, presented his thoughtful and provocative views on 'The Rise of China' in a November 8, 2004 lecture in Alice Statler Auditorium at Cornell University. Kirk has been named by ...
    • Celebrating Yervant: Cornell Professor Terzian on his 70th birthday 

      Handler, Philip; Handler, Maddy; Fly on the Wall Productions, Producer: (Internet-First University Press, 2009-10)
      This documentary was created as a gift for Yervant Terzian's 70th birthday (Feb 9, 2009.) The production takes a personal, honest, and at times light-hearted approach to the Professor's Cornell story, made upbeat through ...
    • Charles Walcott is interviewed by Bruce Lewenstein 

      Walcott, Charles (2019)
      Walcott describes his work in communicating Science to the public. He starts with his role in "Discovery", one of the earliest programs from WGBH, Followed by producing "Exploring Nature" for WGBH's 21 inch classroom. He ...
    • A Civil and Environmental Engineering Oral History Interview 

      McGuire, William; Abel, John F. (Internet-First University Press, 2012-04-18)
    • 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 ...
    • A Conversation by Three Arecibo Observatory Pioneers: William E. Gordon, Dale R. Corson and William McGuire 

      Gordon, William E.; Corson, Dale R.; McGuire, William "Bill" (Internet-First University Press, 2015-09-04)
      Three pioneers discuss the beginning of the Arecibo Observatory.
    • A Conversation Harold D. Craft, Jr 

      Craft, Harold D., Jr.; Campbell, Donald B. (Internet-First University Press, 2012-04-20)
      Hal Craft reminisces about his Cornell and Arecibo Observatory connections; in particular, he discusses the event that occurred while he was serving as Director of the Observatory, including his oversight of a major facility ...
    • A Conversation with Al George 

      George, Albert R.; Moon, Francis (Inernet-First Univesity Press, 2014-04-18)
      This video is part of the the Oral History Project of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Albert R. George, the John F. Carr Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Cornell University is interviewed ...
    • A Conversation with Alan T. Zehnder 

      Zehnder, Alan T.; Moon, Francis C. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-06-10)
      In an interview with Prof. Francis Moon, Professor Alan Zehnder of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering discusses his trajectory into academia and life at Cornell. Prof. Zehnder grew up in Alameda, ...
    • A Conversation with Alice Colby-Hall 

      Colby-Hall, Alice; Long, Kathleen (Internet-First University Press, 2015-06-02)
      Alice Colby-Hall, Professor Emerita of French Literature in the Department of Romance Studies, received her PhD in French and Romance philology from Columbia University in May of 1962 and began teaching medieval French ...