The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) has announced the election of Cornell economist Maria Fitzpatrick as a member. The honor recognizes her contributions in the areas of child and family policy, the economics of education, and retirement policy.
The College of Arts and Sciences has embarked upon a $110 million transformation of McGraw Hall, with several Cornell families pledging more than $40 million in foundational gifts to enable the comprehensive renovation.
Abena Foli founded POKS Spices in 2016 to bring flavors from West Africa into American home kitchens. In 2021, she became one of the 60,000 women to participate in the certificate program offered by the Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell, which is managed by the Cornell Law School and powered by eCornell.
For strengthening national defense through his research and for mentoring students, systems engineering professor Clifford Whitcomb received the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award, one of the highest honors bestowed on civilian employees of the U.S. Navy.
In new book, Matthew Evangelista, the President White Professor of History and Political Science in the Department of Government, examines why Allied bombing raids during World War II killed tens of thousands of Italian civilians after the armistice signed in September 1943, when Italy was no longer an enemy.
Building off years of partnership with New York and national labor leaders to foster high-quality, climate-friendly employment that advances equity, the ILR School Climate Jobs Institute is launching Jan. 25 in New York City.