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The BuildingGreen founder teaches how to harness renewable energy and become self-sufficient.  by Zeke Wright ’07

During the summer of 1976 a group of students from IC and Cornell received funding through the National Science Foundation to study energy self-sufficiency. The plot of land they hoped to turn self-sufficient was in south Danby; it was...

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A 1970s-era Ithaca couple sets benchmarks for community involvement. by Elizabeth Field and Maura Stephens

When it comes to fund-raising, Jerry Dietz ’75 and Judy Schapiro Dietz ’76 acknowledge, potential donors must first understand an issue, and then feel it in their hearts. Only then will they be willing to reach into their pockets....

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A young alumnus starts a scholarship in gratitude to an administrator who cared.    by Greg Ryan ’08

Tas Hasan ’01 almost didn’t make it to graduation, let alone Wall Street. The Bangladeshi student was out with friends in downtown Ithaca one night when someone accidentally smashed a beer bottle over his head, resulting in a...

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The recently retired Dana Professor of the Humanities and Arts starts retirement with a flurry of full-length publications.

It has been a busy first year of “retirement” for art historian Nancy Ramage, the Charles A. Dana Professor of the Humanities and Arts (recently granted emerita status) at the College, with...

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As competition to attend Ithaca heats up, we look at how admission finds the students who will be a “perfect fit.”     by Sherrie Negrea

Meg Schneider ’11 knew from the age of seven, when she landed a part in Peter Pan at a community theater in Houston, that she wanted to perform on Broadway. To train for her budding career she...

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