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  • S. Kay Obendorf: An Integrating Vision 

    College of Human Ecology (2016-09-08)
    The College of Human Ecology hosted a symposium and retirement celebration for S. Kay Obendorf, professor in the Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design, on Sept. 8, 2016. Reflecting upon Obendorf's 50 years at ...
  • Another Modernism: Home Economics and the Conception of Domestic Space in the United States, 1900-1960 

    Myjak-Pycia, Anna (2016-03-16)
    Focusing on the homemaker as the primary user of domestic interior, the Home Economics movement formulated a spatial model that differed from the dominant spatial ideal of architectural modernism in the first half of the ...
  • Ergonomics in the Postwar Home: Collaborations between Cornell's College of Home Economics and the Center for Housing and Enivronmental Studies 

    Penner, Barbara (2015-04-16)
    In architecture and design, the postwar period in America saw the rise of a new phenomenon: ergonomics research. The primary aim of ergonomics was to improve human environments by studying a wide range of factors that ...
  • The Cornell Kitchen 

    Unknown author (Reynolds Metal Company, 1955)
    "Cornell University presents the Cornell Kitchen" was produced in 1955 by the Reynolds Metal Company. It was written by Jerry Gammon; Technical Advisor: Prof. Glenn H. Beyer; Cinematography: Vitaly V. Uzoff with Assistant ...
  • Human Ecology 150th Anniversary Celebration 

    Unknown author (Cornell University, 2015)
    The mission of the College of Human Ecology is "improving lives by exploring and shaping human connections to natural, social and built environments." This video explores the mission, history and future of the College of ...
  • Martha Van Rensselaer: A Vision for the Ages 

    Stewart, Gary (Cornell University Human Ecology, 2009-06-30)
    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 ...
  • A Conversation with Joan Jacobs Brumberg 

    Brumberg, Joan Jacobs; Engst, Elaine D. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-10-16)
  • To Encircle the World 

    Horrocks, Allison (2014-03-20)
    Allison Horrocks, 2013 Dean's Fellowship recipient in the History of Home Economics in the College of Human Ecology, traces Kittrell’s rise to prominence as an educator and nutrition expert, connecting her story to a diverse ...
  • Inside Human Ecology: A conversation with Kay Obendorf 

    Obendorf, Kay (2014-05-02)
    Kay Obendorf was interviewed on April 1, 2014 by Steven Henick and Jane Pickney as part of the final project for a Directed Study on Leadership, HE 4000 led by Professor Pauline Morin In Spring 2014. The two students worked ...
  • A Conversation with Jean Robinson 

    Robinson, Jean R. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-04-17)
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