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Shauna Leff ’99 documents the oral histories of U.S. expats living south of the border.  by Gary Frank with Maura Stephens

“You can read a book, you can watch a documentary, but it’s nothing like hearing the voice of someone sharing their experiences,” says Shauna Leff ’99. “Our personal stories are very powerful. They’re our...

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Your 2007/3 issue (“For Love of Crew” cover) was excellent, with great features.

My attention was captured especially by the piece about Tom Everett ’66, M.S. ’69.  Tom was the high school instrumental music teacher for  Batavia...

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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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Emily MacDowell ’06 works to bring education to rural Nigerian children.  by Liz Getman ’09

It was a frigid Saturday evening in November, yet small beads of sweat dripped from Emily MacDowell’s forehead. The young alumna was finishing preparations for an event she’d begun...

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