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*Walk east up the walkway and into the Engineering Quad
Joseph N. Pew is the benefactor of the Engineering Quad. He earned his Cornell degree in mechanical engineering. Joe and his brother Howard later founded Pew Charitable Trusts and endowed the Engineering Quad and a professorship at Cornell.
The sundial, designed by Dale Corson (president emeritus and a former dean of the college), was built in Cornell's machine shop in 1980 and is accurate within 30 seconds.
This point of interest is part of the tour: Cornell Engineering Quad - Copy