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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Tear down academic silos: Take an ‘undisciplinary’ approach

Solving problems like climate change could require dismantling rigid academic boundaries, so that researchers of various backgrounds may collaborate through an “undisciplinary” approach.

Sloan Program grows with new collaboration, new executives-in-residence

Sloan Program in Health Administration students will be working with five executives-in-residence. Sloan Program Associate Director Julie Carmalt says the students will have a range of mentoring and networking opportunities while learning from prominent leaders in the health care field.

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Student films document Cornell’s LGBTQ history

Students in an Introduction to LGBTQ Studies class this semester brought key events in Cornell’s history to light through short documentaries.

Merrill Scholars honor their mentors

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.

Undergrads launch peer-reviewed journal

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. 

Men’s lacrosse set to face Rutgers in NCAA semifinals

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.

Community Work Study Program Student Employee Awards

Joy Davis ’22 and Grace Choi ’22 were named Community Work Study Program Student Employees of the Year for their leadership, professionalism and teamwork in jobs that help improve the lives of community residents.

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