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Friday, 14 October 2011

October 14: The 20th Century Fox movie The Big Year, opening today, features Steve Martin, Jack Black, and Owen Wilson — and the sounds of 17 bird species, courtesy of the Lab of Ornithology. More ...

 
We're #1 Print E-mail
Friday, 07 October 2011

As reported in the World Dairy Diary, a team from CALS recently won the National Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest at the 2011 World Dairy Expo. The Big Red tallied 2,485 points and edged Virginia Tech by virtue of tiebreaker. Rounding out the top five were Penn State, Wisconsin, and Minnesota — schools that Cornell would be unlikely to defeat in, say, football. Congratulations to coach David Galton and his team.

And for a more personal (and heartwarming) tale about cattle judging, read about the adventures of veterinarian Sally Ness at this year's New York State Fair. (Thanks to Lyn LaBar of the Vet college for bringing this to our attention.)

 
Svante Myrick '09 Elected Mayor of Ithaca Print E-mail
Friday, 16 September 2011

On November 8, CALS grad Svante Myrick '09 was elected mayor of Ithaca, getting nearly 54% of the votes in a four-way election that also included another Cornellian, Janis Kelly '71. Myrick served on the Common Council as a student and has been a prominent figure in local politics since graduating. As the Daily Sun noted, he will be the first African American mayor of Ithaca and, at 24, the youngest mayor in New York State.

Myrick had won the Democratic nomination by defeating several veteran candidates, including Pam Mackesey '89, a county legislator. As we've noted before, CAM was ahead of the pack by featuring Myrick as a rising star among recent grads in our November/December 2009 issue.

 
Ten Years Later: Remembering Lives Lost Print E-mail
Friday, 09 September 2011

After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, senior editor Beth Saulnier spoke with many family members and friends of the Cornellians who died in the Twin Towers and on Flight 93. We published 16 memorials in the November/December 2001 issue, followed by four more in the two subsequent issues, as we received the news of others who had perished. To honor the lives of those 20 Cornellians and all of the other 9/11 victims, we have posted those memorials here.

 
Ten Years Later: Remembering Lives Lost Print E-mail
Friday, 09 September 2011

After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, senior editor Beth Saulnier spoke with many family members and friends of the Cornellians who died in the Twin Towers and on Flight 93. We published 16 memorials in the November/December 2001 issue, followed by four more in the two subsequent issues, as we received the news of others who had perished. To honor the lives of those 20 Cornellians and all of the other 9/11 victims, we have posted those memorials here.

 

 

 

 
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