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Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference - Feb. 3-4, Baltimore

"The Evolution of NBA Fan Engagement" with Deputy Commissioner and COO Mark Tatum '91 - Feb. 7, The Cornell Club-New York

Return to the Classroom: "1 afternoon, 3 lectures, a lifetime of learning" - Feb. 18, 2017, New York City

CSV17: Impact through Innovation - March 7, San Francisco

Cornell Alumni Association Travel Program: Grand Danube Passage - Aug. 23-Sept. 6

Register now for "Cuba: Havana and Washington – Renewed Relations" with María Cristina García - Nov. 2-9


Cornell in Rome program

A $12.5 million gift will create the Feil Family Student Center at Weill Cornell Medicine, with the goal of advancing the college's mission to nurture the best future health care leaders.


Cornell in Rome program

Cornell in Rome will celebrate its 30th anniversary in March, gathering program alumni, faculty and friends including architect Peter Eisenman for tours, panel discussions and receptions.


• Nellie Corson

• James W. Gair, Ph.D. '63

• Wolfgang Holdheim

• Herbert L. Kufner, Ph.D. '56

• Richard Haskin Penner '69, M.Arch. '72

• Walter Relihan Jr., '52, J.D. '59








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Johnson gift celebration collage
$150 million historic gift founds Cornell SC Johnson College of Business >>

Alumnus H. Fisk Johnson and his company, SC Johnson, have committed $150 million to endow the College of Business, which has been renamed the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. It is the largest single gift to the Ithaca campus and the second-largest gift to name a U.S. business school. The gift also marks the latest chapter in a relationship between the Johnson family and Cornell University that extends more than 120 years. Watch video of the community celebration held to mark this landmark gift.

Yue Li
Cornell Cares Day 2017 reaches record numbers >>

Hundreds of alumni and students participated at 40 sites across the country to connect and make a difference.

career explorations event
Alumni welcome students exploring careers during break >>

Several students took advantage of "jump-start" opportunities offered by the College of Arts and Sciences' Career Connections Committee.

David Lawrence and Faye Greenberg
Parents support Performing and Media Arts >>

David Lawrence and Faye Greenberg are encouraging their daughter's innovative approach to theater by supporting PMA productions.

Caitlin Strandberg
Honored by Forbes list, alumna says she's just getting started >>

Caitlin Strandberg '10 was honored on the Forbes list in the venture captial category; as an undergraduate, she helped start Slope Media.

Crowdfunding a hit with donors

Cornell alumni, parents, students and friends supported 17 projects during a monthlong crowdfunding campaign in November. 1,472 individual gifts raised a total of $198,335, with 10 projects reaching or surpassing their goals.


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The Bridge building at Cornell Tech
Two Sigma to be first tenant at The Bridge at Cornell Tech >>

The firm is the first company selected to locate at the Cornell Tech campus.

Dr. Augustine Choi
Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi named dean of Weill Cornell Medicine >>

He is an internationally renowned physician-scientist in the field of lung disease.

Cornell Tradition fellows' community service
Final Atlantic Philanthropies grant supports The Cornell Tradition >>

The foundation has made a $7 million grant to the fellowship program.

$10M CDC grant funds center to fight vector-borne diseases >>

Cornell will lead Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases.

Vijay Pendakur
New dean of students embraces breadth of Cornell >>

Vijay Pendakur brings diverse life experiences to his role.


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