A mechanical drawing class in the Sibley School, ca. 1890s

To mark the anniversary, we delve into the Sibley School’s history of pioneering work—from outdoor lighting to outer space

Read the full story about 150 Years of Mechanical Engineering on the Hill: Fascinating Facts

Big Red Trivia

A.D. White suggested a different Upstate NY city for the University’s location—but Ezra refused, having been robbed of wages while working there. What was it?

COE students participate in an outdoor top roping rock-climbing class in 2019

Share your phys ed memories!

For an upcoming feature story, we’re collecting memories of physical education classes over the decades. How did you satisfy your phys ed requirement? Rock climbing? Ice skating? Archery? Fly fishing? Cross-country skiing? We want your stories and photos!

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Have you marked a career milestone or taken a trip? Did you get married, have a baby, or welcome a grandchild? Do you have a Big Red memory that would make your classmates smile? We would love to hear from you.

A person wearing a bear mascot uniform in a sports jersey, in front of a building with a clock tower.

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I decided to take a prolonged sabbatical from the business world to embark on a sailing adventure with my wife.

Keith Dickey ’07, March / April Class Notes

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Cornellians Staff

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Beth Saulnier

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Alexandra Bond ’12

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Melissa Newcomb

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Joe Wilensky

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Adele Durham

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Corey Ryan Earle ’07

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Angelique Heiland

MULTIMEDIA DIRECTOR

Lindsay France

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Marijke van Niekerk