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APRIL 2018


CUGALA's 2018 Steven Siegel '68 Award Celebration - May 5, New York City

Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo: Annual meeting and faculty speaker - May 7, Buffalo

Library Salon: "Fake News and Libraries" - May 8, San Francisco

Cornell Clubs of Boston and Cape Cod: Duxbury Bay oyster bash - May 9, Duxbury, Massachusetts

Register now for CAU faculty-led study tour: "Austria and Hungary: After the Habsburgs – Authoritarianism and Democracy" - June 3-13

Reunion 2018 - June 7-10, Ithaca

Interclub trip to the Culinary Institute of America with The Cornell Club-New York - June 29, Hyde Park, New York

Cornell Alumni Association Travel Program: Ethiopia: Treasures of Abyssinia - March 14-28, 2019


Dragon Day 2018

See photo highlights from Dragon Day 2018. The theme for this year's dragon was "transparency," and it was the longest dragon to date, measuring 150 feet long.


Dragon Day 2018

The Wicked Witch's gazing ball from the movie "The Wizard of Oz" – one of Hollywood's most iconic objects – will be at Cornell University Library through June 25.


• Michael Dickson

• Jerrold Meinwald

• Lynn Stout








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Jeff Teat with Mike French
Alums of lacrosse team's 42-game streak return to campus to celebrate record >>

Members of the 1976, 1977 and 1978 Cornell Big Red men's lacrosse teams returned to campus April 20-21 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their NCAA-record 42-game win streak. The nearly 70 returning alumni witnessed this year's team roll to a 19-5 Senior Day victory over Brown at Schoellkopf Field. Mike French '76 was on hand to see sophomore All-American Jeff Teat score 10 points, the fifth time he has scored double digit points in his career, matching French's own Cornell record.

Kylie Long
Student scholarship profile:
Kylie Long '19

Finding life balance is a quest that junior Kylie Long, an aspiring radiologist, appreciates.

Jordan Fabian
History grad has front-row seat to D.C. drama >>

When Jordan Fabian '09 walks the halls of the White House, he always has three questions in his mind, just in case President Donald Trump happens to pass by.

Hirschel Abelson
Abelson honored with S.C. Johnson service award >>

Co-founder and chairman of investment firm Stralem & Company, Hirschel Abelson '55, MBA '56, has always been a champion for younger generations.

  spring 2018 Ezra magazine cover
In the new issue of Ezra

How The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future is funding multidisciplinary solutions to sustainability challenges throughout the world.


News from Cornell Chronicle

Ava DuVernay
Ava DuVernay to speak at Convocation 2018 >>

She is the acclaimed director of films "Selma" and "A Wrinkle in Time."

Concord grapes
Wayfair founders share story of company's rise >>

Q&A with Cornell Entrepreneurs of the Year Niraj Shah and Steve Conine.

Professors emeriti Neil Hertz and Roald Hoffmann
Colleagues celebrate A.R. Ammons in Temple of Zeus >>

A plaque in Klarman Hall now honors the poet and legendary professor.

cancer symposium participants
Cancer event explores ways to bridge Ithaca, NYC campuses >>

April symposium showcased breadth of cancer research.

Glenn August, Joan Parker and ILR Dean Kevin Hallock
August, Parker honored with ILR's Groat, Alpern awards >>

The alumni awards were presented in New York City April 12.

Katherine McComas
McComas named engagement, land-grant affairs vice provost >>

Also: New position, vice provost for enrollment, announced.

Goldwin Smith Hall
Kreps, Braddock named Milstein Faculty Fellows >>

They are first fellows in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity.


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