Summiting Denali on the Fourth of July

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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

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Harlan Levy Accepts the Fund for Modern Courts’ 2016 John J. McCloy Memorial Award

Harlan Levy at award

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

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Cornell Aero Club, 1912

Cornell Aero Club

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

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