Twelve Cornell and Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members – six of whom are also Cornell alumni – have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.
The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) has announced the election of Cornell economist Maria Fitzpatrick as a member. The honor recognizes her contributions in the areas of child and family policy, the economics of education, and retirement policy.
The College of Arts and Sciences has embarked upon a $110 million transformation of McGraw Hall, with several Cornell families pledging more than $40 million in foundational gifts to enable the comprehensive renovation.
Abena Foli founded POKS Spices in 2016 to bring flavors from West Africa into American home kitchens. In 2021, she became one of the 60,000 women to participate in the certificate program offered by the Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell, which is managed by the Cornell Law School and powered by eCornell.
For strengthening national defense through his research and for mentoring students, systems engineering professor Clifford Whitcomb received the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award, one of the highest honors bestowed on civilian employees of the U.S. Navy.
The Robert S. Harrison ’76 Recent Alumni Volunteer Awards celebrate the service of a new generation of alumni volunteers and honor Harrison’s long-standing commitment to Cornell. Meet the inaugural recipients of the awards.