I summited Denali (Mount McKinley) — @ 20,310 ft., the tallest peak in North America — on the Fourth of July this year. This was my fourth Seven Summits (successful summit of Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, and Denali, and failed summit attempt due to weather in Aconcagua). I will be doing more climbs in the future, and … Continue reading Summiting Denali on the Fourth of July
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, left, presented the Fund for Modern Courts’ 2016 John J. McCloy Memorial Award to Harlan Levy, a partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner and former chief deputy attorney general. The Fund’s Career Public Service Award went to former Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, third from left, of counsel at Latham & Watkins. … Continue reading Harlan Levy Accepts the Fund for Modern Courts’ 2016 John J. McCloy Memorial Award
From William C. Atkinson, BME ’50 Photo of my father Kerr Atkinson, Class of 1912, of the Cornell Aero Club at the controls of a glider on the athletic fields above Schoellkopf. The gliders, built by the Club members, were towed by automobile around the track at an altitude of fifty feet or so. Kerr is … Continue reading Cornell Aero Club, 1912
Miriam Turteltaub Miller, daughter of Dora Bloom Turteltaub 1919, holds new great-granddaughter Alexandra D. Eisenberg. Lexi was born Oct. 25 at Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland and is the daughter of Lt. Cdr. Charles Eisenberg MD and Leah Myers Eisenberg. Dora was the first president of the first chapter of Sigma Delta Tau.
Taken in October 2015, this photo shows a mini-cornfield growing next to the Chapter House, which was destroyed by fire in April 2015. Remember the popcorn they used to have out on the bar? A bunch of corn kernels must have scattered during the fire. It was sad to see The Chapter House in its … Continue reading Rising from the ashes