Former Cornell Provost Robert Plane dies at 90Robert A. Plane, a professor emeritus of chemistry who served as the university’s eighth provost during the tumultuous late 1960s and early 1970s, later becoming an innovative Finger Lakes vintner, died Aug. 6 at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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"Most scientists know that you do science in an incremental way and build on the work that came before you, but Professor Hoffman said it's okay to start with a crazy idea first and then work back to the present to see how you can get there."
Gabe Otte '11, CEO Freenome Inc.
"My main extracurricular activity was going to lab each day to run my experiments and check on them. To become a scientist, you can't just bury your nose in books — you have to work in a lab, you have to investigate for yourself."
Sophia Lai '17, Jacox Scholarship Awardee