Dr. Robert Harrington named dean of Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Robert A. Harrington, a cardiologist and chair of the Department of Medicine at Stanford University, has been named the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and provost for medical affairs of Cornell University.

Ph.D. graduates celebrated for contributions to knowledge

Nearly 350 of Cornell’s newest doctoral graduates crossed the stage at the 2023 Ph.D. Recognition Ceremony on May 27 at Barton Hall.

Mathematical model that ‘changed everything’ turns 25

In 1998, Professor Steven Strogatz and then-student Duncan Watts, Ph.D. '97, published a model that launched the field of network science – the results of which are ubiquitous in today’s world. 

$5M gift establishes A&S outreach professorship

Bolstering its commitment to broader engagement, the College of Arts and Sciences has established the Winokur Professorship in the Public Understanding of Science and Mathematics with mathematician Steven Strogatz as the inaugural holder of the chair.

Faculty, staff win SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

Nineteen faculty and professional staff members in Cornell’s four state contract colleges have been selected for the 2022-23 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. 

Game design initiative makes digital dreams come true

This year's Game Design Initiative at Cornell, a videogame showcase, was held May 20 in Clark Atrium.

New trustees set to join Cornell board

At its May 26 annual meeting, the Cornell Board of Trustees elected three new trustees to four-year terms; they join two recently elected alumni trustees, and a new student-elected trustee.

Pollack urges grads to ‘seek comfort less – and courage more’

The Class of 2023 persevered despite challenges they never could have imagined freshman year, President Martha E. Pollack said at Commencement, held May 27 at Schoellkopf Field.

Receiving commissions, ROTC graduates commit to service

Graduating members of the Tri-Service Brigade received commissions to begin their military service – including the brigade’s first commission into the U.S. Space Force – at a May 26 ceremony in Statler Auditorium.