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The prospect of residency typically brings jitters to newly minted doctors, but the transition has become far more complex with numerous unknowns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Things to do this week include a new edition of “World According to Sound”; a meal with the founder of Ithaca Hummus; and virtual activities for Senior Spirit Days.

Rediet Abebe, the first black woman to earn a doctorate at Cornell in computer science, blazed a trail not just for herself, but for others, too.

Faculty and students have responded to the global COVID-19 pandemic with a variety of creative work, from poetry and drawing to sonic collage.

Thirty-five outstanding seniors were recognized as 2020 Merrill Presidential Scholars, an honor they share with the teachers and professors who inspired them and contributed to their academic development.

Steve Hindy ’71, MAT ’73, Cornell's 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year, shared stories about his career as the co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery during “Beer and Business,” a virtual discussion and beer tasting hosted May 19 by Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

Three seniors and leaders of the Society of Women Engineers’ student section at Cornell have co-authored “Wall of Wonder: Cornell Women Leading the Way in Science, Technology and Engineering,” a book that spotlights 27 alumnae and is set to publish in June.

Once the “unknown soldier,” Hyman Josefson ’29, J.D. ’31, is celebrated in Petange, Luxembourg, as the first U.S. soldier to die for the liberation of that country. He will be featured in an online presentation on Memorial Day.

Four student companies won Startup Awards at Cornell Tech’s first virtual Open Studio held May 15.