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Event Presenter Record Date Audio Video
Hot with a Chance of Megadrought
Anticipating the Extremes of Climate Change
Toby Ault June 10, 2016 Download Download285MB
Soda Politics
Taking on Big Soda and Winning
Marion Nestle April 27, 2016 Download Download266MB
The Holy Earth
The Birth of a New Land Ethic
Scott Peters, John Linstrom, Jim Tantillo April 19, 2016 Download Download263MB
Bird Families of the World
David W. Winkler March 23, 2016 Download Download261MB
Another Modernism
Home Economics and the Conception of Domestic Space in the United States,1900-1960
Anna S. Myjak-Pycia March 16, 2016 Download Download279MB
Genetic Modification and Food Quality
A Down to Earth Analysis
Joe Regenstein February 18, 2016 Download Download287MB
Glacier Change in Greenland and Alaska
Since the Pioneering Expeditions Led by R.S. Tarr (1896-1911)
Matthew Pritchard November 10, 2015 Download Download283MB
The Economics of Biofuel Policies
Impacts on Price Volatility in Grain and Oilseed Markets
Harry de Gorter November 5, 2015 Download Download288MB
It's Not Like I'm Poor
How Working Families Make Ends Meet in a Post Welfare World
Laura Tach October 21, 2015 Download Download293MB
Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability
Per Pinstrup-Andersen September 24, 2015 Download Download
Ergonomics in the Postwar Home
Collaborations between Cornell’s College of Home Economics and Center for Housing and Environmental Studies
Barbara Penner April 16, 2015 Download Download162MB
Civic Ecology
Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up
Marianne Krasny April 9, 2015 Download Download295MB
The Modern Land-Grant University
Robert Sternberg February 10, 2015 Download Download266MB
Art in Unseen Partnerships
The Beauty of Small Things
Margaret McFall Ngai November 4, 2014 Download Download279MB
Chasing the American Dream
Understanding What Shapes Our Fortunes
Tom Hirschl October 30, 2014 Download Download255MB
The Neoliberal Regime in the Agri-Food Sector
Steven Wolf October 23, 2014 Download Download291MB
The Dollar Trap
How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance
Eswar W. Prasad September 24, 2014 Download Download275MB
Greening in the Red Zone
Disaster, Resilience and Community Greening
Keith Tidball September 11, 2014 Download Download288MB
Brewing on the Horizon
A Revival of Hops and Craft Beer Production in New York State
Steve Miller and Randy Lacey June 6, 2014 Download Download288MB
Toward Engaged Anthropology
Sam Beck April 30, 2014 Download Download292MB
International Development
Ideas, Experience, Prospects
Ravi Kanbur April 23, 2014 Download Download281MB
An Ancient Art Lives on in America
Timothy Gallagher April 15, 2014 Download Download286MB
To Encircle the World
Flemmie Kittrell and the International Politics of Home Economics
Allison Horrocks March 20, 2014 Download Download290MB
Tracks and Shadows
Field Biology as Art
Harry Greene March 6, 2014 Download Download293MB
The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making
Valerie Reyna February 10, 2014 Download Download297MB
Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability
Christopher Barrett, Wendy Wolford, Joanna Upton and Samuel Crowell November 7, 2013 Download Download295MB
The Insects
Angela Douglas October 24, 2013 Download Download268MB
Fixing Family Problems Around the World
Home Economics at the Cornell School for Missionaries
Anna Schatz October 2, 2013 Download Download286MB
The People's Colleges
A history of the New York State Extension Service in Cornell University and the State, 1876-1948
Helene Dillard, Scott Peters, and Jane Mt. Pleasant September 26, 2013 Download Download293MB
The Autobiographical Self in Time and Culture
Qi Wang September 17, 2013 Download Download294MB
More Mushroom Alumni
Kathie Hodge June 7, 2013 Download Download254MB
Service-Learning in Design and Planning
Educating at the Boundaries
Paula Horrigan April 25, 2013 Download Download249MB
Rural Aging in 21st Century America
Understanding Population Trends and Processes
Nina Glasgow, David L. Brown, and Douglas T. Gurak March 27, 2013 Download Download231MB
A Semantic Approach to Scholarly Networking and Discovery
Jon Corson-Rikert, Brian Lowe, and Dean Krafft February 21, 2013 Download Download196MB
Miller's Anatomy of the Dog
Howard Evans November 8, 2012 Download Download230MB
Plant Physics
Karl Niklas October 11, 2012 Download Download216MB
Research for the Public Good
Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well-Being.
Elaine Wethington and Rachel Dunifon September 27, 2012 Download Download243MB
A Tenant's Manual
Frank H. T. Rhodes September 20, 2012 Download Download257MB
Why Calories Count
Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim September 6, 2012 Download Download253MB
Interspecific Competition in Birds
Andre Dhondt April 26, 2012 Download52MB Download203MB
Accumulating Insecurity
Violence and Dispossession in the Making of Everyday Life
Shelley Feldman and Charles Geisler April 19, 2012 Download52MB Download202MB
Food Policy for Developing Countries
Per Pinstrup-Andersen March 8, 2012 Download65MB Download253MB
The Adolescent Brain
Learning, Reasoning, and Decision Making
Valerie Reyna March 1, 2012 Download56MB Download224MB
Cultivating the Country's Best Crop
Developing Youth Through 4-H in the 20th Century
Amrys O. Williams November 14, 2011 Download50MB Download196MB
Craving Earth
Understanding Pica, The Urge to Eat Clay, Starch, Ice and Chalk
Sera Young November 3, 2011 Download35MB Download136MB
The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity
John Cawley October 27, 2011 Download57MB Download224MB
The Road to Renewal
Private Investment in U.S. Transportation Infrastructure
Richard Geddes October 20, 2011 Download70MB Download185MB
The Complete Book of Potatoes
What Every Grower and Gardener Needs to Know
Walter De Jong October 13, 2011 Download47MB Download180MB
Public Garden Management
Why We Need Public Gardens More Than Ever
Don Rakow September 15, 2011 Download51MB Download208MB
Fly-Fishing in the Finger Lakes
Michael Lenetsky June 10, 2011 Download65MB Download163MB
The CIARD Initiative
A Global Infrastructure for Linked Open Data
Johannes Keizer May 6, 2011 Download64MB Download159MB
Consuming Mexican Labor
From the Bracero Program to NAFTA
Ronald Mize and Alicia Swords April 20, 2011 Download31MB Download77MB
Emerging Markets
Resilience and Growth Amid Global Turmoil
Eswar Prasad April 6, 2011 Download50MB Download125MB
Democracy and Higher Education
Traditions and Stories of Civic Engagement
Scott Peters March 31, 2011 Download46MB Download118MB
Watchful Weighing
The Body Politics of Home Economics, 1920-1950
Rachel Moran March 3, 2011 Download54MB Download136MB
Feed Your Pet Right
The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat
Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim February 10, 2011 Download40MB Download99MB
Honeybee Democracy
Thomas Seeley November 11, 2010 Download42MB Download105MB
Losing Paradise
The Water Crisis in the Mediterranean
Gail Holst-Warhaft and Tammo Steenhuis November 4, 2010 Download46MB Download115MB
Health Care Turning Point
Why Single Payer Won't Work
Roger Battistella October 14, 2010 Download46MB Download115MB
Thinking at Every Desk
Four Simple Thinking Skills that Will Transform your Teaching, Classroom, School and District
Laura Colosi and Derek Cabrera September 30, 2010 Download70MB Download177MB
Brushes with Genius
Cornell Faculty Members Recall Barbara McClintock
Susan Henry, Will Provine, Royse Murphy, and Lee Kass August 6, 2010 Download27MB Download69MB
A. D. White on Beauty
Carol Kammen June 11, 2010 Download30MB Download298MB
Out of the Teeming Sea
The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Sea Life Sculptures
Drew Harvell June 11, 2010 Download25MB Download77MB
The Finger Lakes Wine Industry Reinvents Itself
A History of the Wine Industry through 3 Waves of Variety Introductions
Tim Martinson April 15, 2010 Download61MB Download154MB
Dr. Asa Gray and His Finger Lakes Chum
Dan Weinstock April 1, 2010 Download49MB Download124MB
American Vernacular
Buildings and Interiors, 1870-1960
Herbert Gottfried and Jan Jennings March 10, 2010 Download46MB Download117MB
The Homemaker and the Home Economist
Definitions and Identities in the Second Half of the 20th Century
Ana Flaming March 2, 2010 Download48MB Download123MB
Bioelectrochemical Systems
From Extracellular Electron Transfer to Biotechnological Application
Lars Angenent February 25, 2010 Download60MB Download151MB
The Traveling Tulip
Light in Winter lecture
Chad Miller January 24, 2010 Download Download159MB
Health Care Reform
Where Are We Now?
Kosali Simon and William White November 30, 2009 Download Download117MB
Context-Aware Mobile Computing
Affordances of Space, Social Awareness & Social Influence
Geri Gay November 5, 2009 Download Download79MB
Plant Cell Biology
From Astronomy to Zoology
Randy Wayne October 29, 2009 Download Download167MB
For the Rock Record
Geologists on Intelligent Design
Warren Allmon June 5, 2009 Download78MB Download198MB
Poetry reading by Frank Robinson and Tom Clausen
Frank Robinson and Tom Clausen April 21, 2009 Download55MB Download139MB
Westcott’s Plant Disease Handbook
R. Kenneth Horst March 26, 2009 Download56MB Download142MB
A Growing College, redux:
When Home Economics Became Human Ecology
Gwen Kay March 4, 2009 Download51MB Download129MB
Rural Retirement Migration
David Brown and Nina Glasgow November 13, 2008 Download69MB Download178MB
Light & Video Microscopy
Randy Wayne November 6, 2008 Download63MB Download157MB
The College on Wheels and Post WWII Extreme Home Makeovers
Karen Dunn-Haley October 2, 2008 Download68MB Download175MB
Telling the Story of Environmental Art
Marcia Eames-Sheavly, Sven Kalim, and Flisa Stevenson September 11, 2008 Download Download74MB
Saving Forests, Protecting People?
Environmental Conservation in Central America
Max Pfeffer April 22, 2008 Download18MB Download174MB
Poetry reading by Frank Robinson
Frank Robinson April 10, 2008 Download10MB Download104MB
The Audubon Society Guide to Attracting Birds
Creating Natural Habitats for Properties Large and Small
Stephen Kress March 12, 2008 Download21MB Download214MB
The Cornell eClips Collection
Deborah Streeter March 11, 2008 Download11MB Download109MB
Child Language
Acquisition and Growth
Barbara Lust November 29, 2007 Download15MB Download127MB
Contributions to the History of Herpetology
Vol. 2
Kraig Adler October 25, 2007 Download18MB Download143MB
"To Make More Useful"
The Impact of Home Economics Education and Outreach on Domestic Storage Improvements
Mary Anne Beecher April 23, 2007 Download13MB Download66MB
Wired Shut
Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture
Tarleton Gillespie April 19, 2007 Download21MB Download129MB
Poetry Reading by Fred Muratori
Fred Muratori April 10, 2007 Download14MB Download83MB
Engaging Campus and Community
The Practice of Public Scholarship in the State and Land-grant University
Scott Peters March 29, 2007 Download16MB Download97MB
Forsaken Females
The Global Brutalization of Women
Andrea Parrot and Nina Cummings March 8, 2007 Download16MB Download82MB
Pleasure and Comfort
The Allure of Chocolate
Jordan Le Bel February 28, 2007 Download17MB Download86MB
Mindless Eating
Why We Eat More Than We Think
Brian Wansink November 16, 2006 Download11MB Download70MB
The Science of False Memory
Charles Brainerd and Valerie Reyna November 2, 2006 Download19MB Download112MB
Forest Farming
A Sustainable Agroforestry System for the Northeast
Ken Mudge October 19, 2006 Download16MB Download78MB
First-Person Cornell
Students' Diaries, Letters, Email, and Blogs
Carol Kammon September 21, 2006 Download17MB Download83MB
Salamander Crossing
Amphibian Conservation and Cornell’s Ringwood Nature Preserve
Kraig Adler June 9, 2006 Download11MB Download60MB
Poetry Reading by Route 9 Haiku Group
Route 9 March 23, 2006 Download17MB Download89MB
Cheap & Tasteful Dwellings
Design Competitions & the Convenient Interior
Jan Jennings February 23, 2006 Download14MB Download74MB
Food Aid After Fifty Years
Recasting Its Role
Chris Barrett February 7, 2006 Download21MB Download110MB
The Grail Bird
Hot on the Trail of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
Tim Gallagher September 20, 2005 Download21MB Download