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(The 100 Most Notable Cornellians.pdf) Cornell is unique among American research universities and in the Ivy League It aspires to the ideals of Ezra Cornell who founded an institution where any one person could find instruction in any study Cornell has played a distinctive role in democratizing higher education while helping to shape the American university s post Civil War commitment to useful service to American society and to the world The undergraduate experience has been the heart of life on East Hill far above Cayuga s Waters Its undergraduates have lived the ideals carved into the Eddy Street gate So enter that daily thou mayest become more learned and thoughtful So depart that daily thou mayest become more useful to thy country and to mankind It is our privilege and honor to single out and in most cases pay tribute to Cornell s most distinguished sons and daughters from the PrefaceGraduates of Cornell University have achieved remarkable success in all areas from literature and photography to economics and agriculture from finance and chemistry to athletics and the stage They have held positions of leadership in boardrooms and classrooms blazed new paths in medicine and journalism acted on lofty ideals and strong ambition Cornellians are regulars in Stockholm on the bestseller lists and in high office Faced with all that excellence the authors of this book sifted through encyclopedias archives and alumni records and engaged in conversations and debates to arrive at a final group of one hundred notable men and women who completed an undergraduate degree program at Cornell These alumni are representative in their distinction and in a few cases for their notoriety Each Cornellian is profiled in a witty and erudite essay each accompanied with one telling exception by a portrait In immortalizing a selection of notable Cornellians from a bit more than the first hundred years of the university the authors arrive at a portrait of Cornell itself a world class institution with an egalitarian soul where undergraduates are guided to exceed their own goals and change the world tooDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming The 100 Most Notable Cornellians books for multiple devices.