Three of the four generations of Meinigs who have attended Cornell thus far were on hand to accept the award, which recognizes engineering alumni whose leadership and vision have transformed the world and brought distinction to the College of Engineering and Cornell.
Christine D. Lovely, associate vice chancellor and chief human resources officer at the University of California, Davis, will succeed Mary Opperman as Cornell's next vice president and chief human resources officer, effective Aug. 30.
Each spring the Merrill scholars are asked to recognize the high school teacher who impacted their early education and the Cornell faculty or staff member who contributed most significantly to their college experience.
The Cornell Undergraduate Research Journal, a biannual digital and print publication, received 20 submissions for its inaugural issue. From those, the editorial board selected nine articles featuring a wide range of topics.
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.
Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed to a second five-year term, beginning July 1, 2023, and named the Hans A. Bethe Professor, an appointment that begins July 1, 2022.
Seventh-seeded Cornell will meet sixth-seeded Rutgers on May 28 in the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse national semifinals. Gametime is noon in East Hartford, Connecticut; the winner advances to the national championship game, May 30.