“This is a graphic novel memoir that explores the intersection of physical fitness, literature of the spirit, mindfulness and meditation, and nature. It starts off as a book about Bechdel’s fitness experiences but broadens into explorations of Romantic poets, Transcendentalists, and Zen Buddhists.” (from Amazon)
Title: Ticking Clock: Behind the Scenes at 60 minutes
Author: Ira Rosen ’76 Date: June 14, 2022 Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
The selection for June 14, 2022is Ticking Clock: Behind the Scenes at 60 minutes by Ira Rosen ’76 .”Based on decades of access and experience, Ira Rosen takes readers behind closed doors to offer an incisive look at the show that invented TV investigative journalism. With surprising humor, charm, and an eye for colorful detail, Rosen delivers an authoritative account of the unforgettable personalities that battled for prestige, credit, and the desire to scoop everyone else in the game.” Ira Rosen is ILR Class of 1976.
There are copies of this book in different formats in the library.
On May 18 2022 at 7 pm the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo will hold its Annual Meeting and faculty speaker virtually via Zoom. We will be joined by Risa M. Mish ’85, Law ’88, professor of practice of management at the Johnson School of Management. Save the date – registration details coming soon.
Professor Mish designed and teaches the MBA, EMBA, and Cornell-Tsinghua Core courses in Critical and Strategic Thinking, elective courses in critical thinking and leadership, and was the founding faculty director of the Johnson Leadership Fellows program. In addition to her various awards and honors, Mish serves as a keynote speaker and workshop leader at global, national, and regional conferences for corporations and trade associations in the consumer products, financial services, health care, high tech, media, and manufacturing industries. The variety of topics she covers includes critical thinking and problem solving, persuasion and influence, and motivating optimal employee performance.
As part of the Annual Meeting we will vote on the 2022-2023 board nominees:
This fiction book ” follows a brother and sister as they navigate heartache, loneliness, wealth, corruption, drugs, ghosts, and guilt… This ingenious, enthralling novel probes the tenuous yet unbreakable bonds between people and the lasting effects of momentary carelessness.”—Publishers Weekly
This nonfiction book is described by the publisher as a “coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education offers: the perspective to see one’s life through new eyes, and the will to change it.” Tara Westover did not attend school until the age of 17, and then went on to earn a PhD from Cambridge.