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Choi Named Dean of Medical College
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Augustine Choi, who had been serving as interim dean of Weill Cornell Medicine since the departure of Laurie Glimcher in spring 2016, has been named to the position on a permanent basis. An expert in lung disease, Choi came to the Medical college in 2013 as chief of the Department of Medicine. Said incoming President Martha Pollack: “I am deeply impressed by his intellect, his candor, and his obvious passion for advancing Weill Cornell Medicine's mission in patient care, discovery, and education.

 
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Bill Howard '74, Chairman
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January / February 2017
Volume 119 Number 4

Big Red Travel SpecialBavarian Dream

Dietmar Müller-Elmau, MPS '80, reimagined his family's luxury resort—home to the 2015 G7 summit


 The Jungle Nook
Eric Poncon '96 runs a small, sustainability-minded ecolodge in his native Nicaragua
 

 Frozen Forays

Geologist Sarah Aciego '99 takes travelers to rarely visited spots


 Labors of Love

Founded by two alums, UBELONG helps travelers do meaningful volunteer work abroad


 Home & Away

After launching a Jamaican B&B on Kickstarter, Kalisa Martin '08 takes her travel concept global


 Cash Caches

A globe-trotting traveler offers tips on safeguarding your Benjamins


 Come Sail Away

Cruising tips from a captain of the industry


 Springing Ahead

Undergrads devote their mid-semester vacations to service-learning trips


 Crunching the Numbers
The Center for Hospitality Research links academia and industry
 


CurrentsOn a Wing and a Crayon

The Lab of O debuts a pair of coloring books for grown-ups


 Rematch

After a pro hockey career, Ryan O'Byrne '07 came back to campus to finish his degree


 Brooklyn in a Bottle

Alie Shaper '95, BS ORIE '96, runs a winery devoted to channeling the borough's ethos


From Hunter R. Rawlings IIIWelcoming Cornell's New President


CorrespondenceFaithful Memories


From The HillMichigan Provost Tapped as CU President

Noyes Lodge to Become Welcome Center; Peach Flavor Wins Ice Cream Contest; Co-Op Offers Deals for Dairy Fans; Happy Birthday, Mr. President; Center Opposes Death Penalty; Arrest Made in Campus Murder; 9/11 Memorial in Anabel Taylor



SportsBig Red Highlights: January/February '17


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CornellianaHeroic Effort

The Statler's beloved Herakles statue gets a makeover



Ezra ExtraEzra Magazine Extra - Jan/Feb '17

'Radical Collaboration' sets its sights on cancer treatment