Saturday, 30 April 2016
Garrett Memorial Run Set for May 8
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Late President Elizabeth Garrett will be honored with a memorial run on campus on Sunday, May 8. The 5K event, which will be held at Cornell Plantations and is open to the public, will raise money for the President Elizabeth Garrett Fund for Colon Cancer Research as well as student scholarships. Garrett (seen above at Homecoming 2014, before she took office) passed away in March. To register for the run, click here; the fee is $20 through May 6, $25 afterward.

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Cornell Alumni Magazine Committee

Bill Howard '74, Chairman
William Sternberg '78, Vice-Chairman
Jim Mazza '88, Secretary/Treasurer
Andy Guess '05
Farhad Manjoo '00
Betty Wong Ortiz '94
Rob Rosenberg '88
Sheryl Hilliard Tucker '78
Charles Wu '91

For the Association of Class Officers:

Simon Krieger '76, MBA '77, President
CACO Alternate: Nancy Sverdlik '79

Cornell Alumni Association Board:

Bill Howard '74, Chairman
William Sternberg '78, Vice-Chairman
Jim Mazza '88, Secretary

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March / April 2016
Volume 118 Number 5

CurrentsFail Safe

A Cornellian-founded firm analyzes all manner of mishaps

 Small Wonders

In a book and exhibit, actor-magician Ricky Jay '71 explores the life and work of a 'micrography' master

 News to You (1 comment)

Lars Backstrom '04, PhD '09, keeps your Facebook feed humming

 Dark Matter

According to economist Nicholas Sanders, earlier sunsets mean more robberies

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In Napa, an alum's custom crush winery takes grapes from 'Bin to Bottle'

From Elizabeth GarrettCU in the City

CorrespondenceLet’s Talk About The Weather

From The HillTrustees Approve Business College

Chem E Alum Donates $50 Million ; Creepy Crawlies ; Grad Housing Complex to be Redeveloped ; Klarman Opens on Arts Quad ; Garrett Reveals Cancer Diagnosis ; Tuition Rises 3.75 Percent ; Chapter House Design Approved ; Campus Mourns Two Emeritus Professors ; Goodbye to Another C-Town Bar

Support The MagazineYour Alumni Magazine Needs Your Help

SportsBig Red Highlights: March/April 2016

AuthorsScattered Among the Nations
Bryan Schwartz '94

Trustee ReportsReports of Outgoing Alumni-Elected Trustees
Bill McAleer '73, MBA '75 & Meredith Rosenberg '92

Alumni ProfilesMarch / April 2016
Debbie Cheney Lazar '70 & Rick Lazar '70

Class NotesMarch/April 2016 Class Notes

Alumni DeathsMarch / April 2016 Obituaries

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Come April, 'tis the season for a Sun parody

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Ezra Magazine Extra

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