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Big Red Gift Guide

Stumped about what to get that special person on your list this holiday season—or just looking for a unique present for a birthday, anniversary, graduation, or other occasion? Check out CAM’s first-ever gift guide.     Read more...


Women's Work

In her new book, Sisters in Law, Linda Redlick Hirshman ’66 compares and contrasts the lives of the Supreme Court’s first two female justices: Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54.     Read more...


Ups & Downs

Seventy-five years ago, the Big Red played one of the most famous contests in college football history. The so-called Fifth Down Game—in which Cornell forfeited a key win against Dartmouth.     Read more...

November / December 2015
Volume 118 Number 3

CurrentsWelcome Home

On a historic weekend, Cornell inaugurates a new president

 International Affairs

Ray Offenheiser, MS '76, is the longtime head of Oxfam America

 Language Lessons

Cornellians co-found California's first 'dual immersion' Mandarin school

 Stylist to the Stars

Tara Swennen '01 dresses some of Hollywood's A-list ladies

 Up for a Challenge

COE obstacle course teaches teamwork, on the ground and in the air

 Stardust Memories

Visitors to Carl Sagan's grave honor the astronomer with mementos, including a galaxy of 'pale blue dots'

 The Body Electric

A Human Ecology lab studies how clothes fit the human form

 Strange Brew

Brooklyn Brewery's Steve Hindy '71, MA '75, went from war correspondent to beer mogul

From Elizabeth GarrettToward a Sustainable Future

CorrespondenceThose Were the Days

From The HillNano 'Dots' Spur New Cancer Center (1 comment)

Anything for Science; $7 Million for Food Research at Geneva Ag Station; Fuel for Big Red Athletes; Alum, Prof Named MacArthur 'Geniuses'; Medical College Renamed; CU is Fifteenth in U.S. News Poll; Engineers Blow Out 150 Candles

Support The MagazineYour Alumni Magazine Needs Your Help

SportsBig Red Highlights: Nov/Dec '15


C.A. Higgins '13

Alumni ProfilesNovember / December 2015

Toby Friedman Gottfried '59 and Richard Ortega '85

Class NotesNovember / December 2015 Class Notes

Alumni DeathsNovember / December 2015 Obituaries

CornellianaDouble Take

A memorable Big Red family photo, recreated

Special Sections and AdvertisingNovember / December 2015 Advertisements

Cornellians in Business & Classifieds