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Professor chases plastic all the way to Ultimate Hall of Fame

For more than two decades, Vivian Zayas '94, associate professor of psychology, chased Ultimate Frisbee from Cornell’s campus to international championships on the semi-pro club circuit, all the way to the Ultimate Hall of Fame, which inducted her in October. 

For student trustee JT Baker, leadership is listening

JT Baker ’21, a senior in the School of Hotel Administration and student-elected trustee, would be unrecognizable to any of the nurses who cared for him after he was born three months premature, weighing little more than a football.

Moore ’51, Olympian and athletic director, dies at 91

Charles H. Moore ’51, an Olympic gold medalist who went on to set Cornell athletics on firm footing as athletic director in the 1990s, died Oct. 8 at his home in Pennsylvania. He was 91.

Leading from the center

JC Tretter ’13, the newly elected president of the National Football League Players Association, says his education at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations taught him to understand all sides of an argument.

Bartels Hall hosts surgical mask-sewing effort

On Cornell’s Ithaca campus this week, in the midst of a semester interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a basketball court in Bartels Hall stirred to life with a new, urgent mission and two dozen volunteers who began sewing surgical masks for Cayuga Medical Center.

Longtime athletic trainer Jim Case dies at 55

Jim Case, longtime associate head athletic trainer with the football and men’s lacrosse teams during his more than three decades at Cornell, died March 14 at age 55.

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Football triumph, barbecue dinner highlight Employee Celebration

Approximately 3,500 Cornell employees, retirees and their families enjoyed a football victory, a chicken barbecue and other activities as part of the annual Fall Employee Celebration.

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Employee Celebration is Oct. 26; tickets on sale through Oct. 18

The celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families includes a Big Red football game against Brown University, women’s ice hockey versus Robert Morris University, and a Cornell Community Dinner at Barton Hall.

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Essentials

For hall of famers Jennings and Evans, baseball diamonds are forever

On their way home from playing the Yankees in New York, the Cleveland Indians made a slight detour and stopped by Cornell’s Hoy Field on May 16, 1934, to play against the Big Red baseball team in front of 4,000 fans.

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