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    Dr. Joseph Thomas Tomanelli (1961 - 2017)
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    He is a Professor at Pratt and was a former Professor of Architectural Theory and Criticism at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is a writer and editor who holds a PhD in Comparative Literature...
  • Birchard Austin Hayes (1853 - 1926)
    Birchard Austin Hayes [1852-1926] was born November 4, 1853 in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he spent much of his early childhood. During the Civil War he, along with his mother and brother Webb, spent sev...
  • Richard Rusk (1946 - 2018)
    Richard "Rich" Geary Rusk (30 March 1946 – 28 January 2018) was an American environmental activist and the founder of the Moore's Ford Memorial Committee. From Washington to Nome Rusk was born ...
  • W. F. Denny (1874 - 1905)
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- W. F. Denny was an important transitional figure in the development of Georgia architecture at the tu...

Cornell University

Cornell University ( /kɔrˈnɛl/ kor-NEL) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York, United States. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, 1st President of Cornell University, the university was intended to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge—from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoretical to the applied. These ideals, unconventional for the time, are captured in Cornell's motto, a popular 1865 Ezra Cornell quotation: "I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study."

The university is broadly organized into seven undergraduate colleges and seven graduate divisions at its main Ithaca campus, with each college and division defining its own admission standards and academic programs in near autonomy. The university also administers two satellite medical campuses, one in New York City and one in Education City, Qatar. Cornell is one of two private land grant universities, and its seven undergraduate colleges include three private, state-supported statutory or contract colleges. As a land grant college, it operates a cooperative extension outreach program in every county of New York and receives annual funding from the State of New York for certain educational missions.

Since its founding, Cornell has been a co-educational, non-sectarian institution where admission is offered irrespective of religion or race. Cornell counts more than 245,000 living alumni, 31 Marshall Scholars, 28 Rhodes Scholars and 41 Nobel laureates as affiliated with the university. The student body consists of nearly 14,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students from all 50 states and 122 countries.

List of Cornell University alumni