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MARCH 2018


Seoul presidential event - April 4, Seoul, South Korea

Big Red Weekend in Hong Kong - April 6, Hong Kong

Cornell Club of Northeastern Ohio Glee Club Great Lakes Tour - April 7, Cleveland

NYC Cornellians: Happy hour at the One World Observatory - April 10, New York City

PCCW Symposium 2018 - April 13-14, Cornell Tech and Weill Cornell Medicine, New York City

Marcia Gay Harden, Academy and Tony Award-winning actress - May 1, The Cornell Club-New York

Cornell Alumni Association Travel Program: Israel: Land of cultural treasures, Feb. 2-11, 2019


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This year marks the 10th anniversary of Cornell's Asia-Pacific Leadership Conference, April 6-8 in Hong Kong. President Martha E. Pollack will join partners, volunteers and alumni from around the region.


Dr. Babacar Cisse video

In the latest "We Are Weill Cornell Medicine" video, learn how neurosurgeon Dr. Babacar Cisse immigrated to the United States from Senegal with just $26 in his pocket.


• Imogene Powers Johnson '52

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Giving Day 2018 collage
Giving Day 2018 breaks records with philanthropic innovations >>

In 24 hours, 11,750 donors gave 15,807 gifts, raising $7,827,834 for the university's colleges, units, departments and programs – the highest number of donors, gifts and dollars for one day in Cornell history.

Alan Sealls
Alum Alan Sealls crowned 'Best Weatherman Ever' online >>

A calm, informative style has earned acclaim for meteorologist Sealls '85, an earth and atmospheric sciences alumnus.

Phil Shapiro
Library preserves 'Bound for Glory' recordings, music history >>

The longest-running live folk music show in the country is still broadcast on WVBR from Anabel Taylor Hall and is still hosted by founder Phil Shapiro, M.A. '69.

four alumni trustee candidates
Alumni trustee election: Meet the candidates >>

Voting will be open April 2-30 for the 2018 election, in which alumni will choose two new trustees from among their ranks.

  Margaret Newell Mitchell
Celebrating alumna's passion

A champion of planned gifts for Cornell, Margaret Newell Mitchell '47 had a knack for making people laugh, and played a prominent role in the yearly Cornell Annual Funds breakfast.


News from Cornell Chronicle

welcome to the Class of 2022
Class of 2022 selected from record number of applicants >>

More than 51,000 students sought a place in the Class of 2022.

Robert Harrison speaks at memorial service for Peter Meinig
Cornellians pay tribute to Peter Meinig at memorial service >>

Family, friends shared memories of the board of trustees emeritus chair.

Cornell Center for Health Equity directors celebrate the center's opening
Cornell Center for Health Equity established >>

Will study why health outcomes vary among demographic groups.

Robert Harrison and Jan Rock Zubrow
Cornell's trustees aim for the university's long-term health >>

Trustee leaders discuss university priorities, challenges and leadership.

Manhattan skyline view with Brooklyn Bridge
ILR School to heighten presence in New York City >>

School plans to move its midtown Manhattan office next January.

Cecilia Nicol, along with her parents, celebrate her match to NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in primary care
Medical students celebrate Match Day success >>

94 percent of Weill Cornell Medicine's class matched at top medical centers.

James Pitaro
James Pitaro '91 named president of ESPN >>

Pitaro also will serve as co-chair of Disney Media Networks.


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