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World War II ace earns posthumous award from Cornell

John O'Neill, a World War II fighter pilot from the Class of 1943, was officially made a non-degree alumnus of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in a ceremony held during Commencement Weekend.

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Reunion 2018 offers tradition, timely events, fun

Cornell will celebrate Reunion 2018 June 7-10. Nearly 7,000 alumni, family members, and friends are registered to attend.

Media studies launches new initiatives

At Cornell, the field of media studies is flourishing, with new initiatives, new hires and new courses. 

Fulbright scholar engages with indigenous communities

Rebecca Macklin, a 2017-18 Fulbright visiting student researcher from the United Kingdom, spent the academic year at Cornell enhancing her indigenous studies research, taking classes and tutoring Onondaga Nation students.

Molecule may give rise to new osteoporosis treatments

A molecule promoting blood vessel growth in bone can create an environment suitable for bone-building formation, representing a potential target for new drugs to treat osteoporosis.

Eduardo Peñalver reappointed Law School dean

Eduardo M. Peñalver ’94, the Allan R. Tessler Dean of Cornell Law School, has been appointed to a second five-year term as dean, beginning July 1, 2019.

Posse scholars reflect on four years of growth

Ololade Olawale ’18 and Amir Patel ’18 say they’re heading out into the world with a deeper understanding of who they are and what they want to do with their lives thanks to the Posse program.

‘Soggy, soaked, buoyant but wonderful’ students earn degrees at 150th Commencement

Cornell held its 150th Commencement ceremony for 5,500 seniors and advanced degree recipients May 27 in Schoellkopf Stadium, during a rainstorm that dampened none of the celebratory event’s spirit for graduates or family members.

New graduates savor memories of past four years

For the 5,500 graduates of Cornell’s Class of 2018, studying, finishing projects, meeting friends, making late-night food runs, enjoying music, playing sports and creating memories over the past four years simmered and blended into graduation weekend.