From Food Network to his kitchen, student crafts better butter

Jonah Gershon ’24, a winner of $20,000 in the inaugural Northeastern Dairy Product Innovation Competition, and a past contestant on the Food Network, is spending the summer working on his idea for Spekld, a form of brown butter that could be purchased in a stick, similar to traditional butter.

First class of Kessler Scholars at Cornell succeeds with community and support

Kessler Scholars Program seniors from the Class of 2023 represent the first graduating cohort in the program at Cornell.

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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.

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.

Merrill Scholars honor mentors at 35th annual ceremony

In a two-day celebratory program, Merrill Scholars recognized the high school teacher or mentor who most impacted their early education and the Cornell faculty or staff member who contributed most significantly to their college experience.

JFK Award winner to mentor girls of color in STEM

Natalia Urbas ’23 received this year’s Class of 1964 John F. Kennedy Memorial Award. She will use the $15,000 award funding to support underrepresented minorities interested in pursuing careers in research and technology.

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Student veterans help launch Veterans Law Practicum

Launching in fall 2023, the practicum will enroll 10 Cornell Law students each semester who will help  veterans access benefits, disability claims, legal information and advice.

Students advocate for state policy solutions

Students in the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy’s new State Policy Advocacy Clinic developed relationships with legislators, executive branch officials, nonprofit leaders, community members and researchers across the university to help advance policy goals.