New endowment honors John Siliciano and recognizes outstanding Brooks School students

The first John Siliciano Award recipients from the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy were honored at the school's first commencement, held in Bailey Hall. The annual award for academic accomplishment and leadership award honors a key Cornell leader in the establishment of the public policy school.

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First Brooks graduates honored: “You will always hold a special place in the history of our school”

From the traditional procession on the Arts Quad to the final champagne toast on the Bailey Hall Plaza, the first Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy commencement day was an historic occasion. Dean Colleen L. Barry celebrated the graduates as she introduced the Class of 2022 at the Schoellkopf Field ceremony and then honored them in her commencement address at Bailey Hall. 

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Pollack to grads: ‘Have an influence that will matter’

The Class of 2022 will make contributions to the world that Ezra Cornell could never have imagined, President Martha E. Pollack said at Commencement, held May 28 at Schoellkopf Field.

Commissioned ROTC seniors embrace change, uncertainty

A dozen graduating ROTC seniors were among 19 members of Cornell's Tri-Service Brigade who earned commissions in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines during a May 27 ceremony in Alice Statler Auditorium.

Wu encourages grads to embrace their stories

Actress, producer and writer Constance Wu displayed plenty of wisdom – and irreverent humor – in her keynote address at the 2022 Convocation.

Cornell sets the stage for Commencement

After two years of disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic, the 154th graduating class will enjoy a Commencement weekend with fewer restrictions, although some changes remain.

Weill Cornell Medicine Commencement returns to Carnegie Hall

President Martha E. Pollack joined Deans Augustine M.K. Choi and Barbara Hempstead in conferring degrees on students graduating from Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, in the first in-person ceremony since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.