$10M gift to A&S boosts College Scholar Program, scholarships

Read the full story by Kathy Hovis in the Cornell Chronicle. A $10 million gift from Robert S. Harrison ’76 will enhance the College Scholar Program in the College of Arts and Sciences and support undergraduate scholarships. Harrison, chair of the Cornell Board of Trustees and former CEO of the Clinton Global Initiative, was a … Read more

Major gift endows Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities in AAP

Read the full story by James Dean in the Cornell Chronicle. A foundational gift has endowed and named the Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning (AAP), advancing research, teaching and partnerships dedicated to fostering more sustainable and just cities. The largest single gift to AAP to date, … Read more

$10M gift boosts quantum science at Cornell

Read the full story by Syl Kacapyr in the Cornell Chronicle. A $10 million gift from David W. Meehl ’72, MBA ’74 will grow the roster of faculty, students and equipment needed to study the mysterious behavior of matter at atomic and subatomic scales, strengthening the university’s position as a leader in quantum science and … Read more

New $1.5M fellowship honors bioacoustics pioneer

Read the full story by Pat Leonard in the Cornell Chronicle. A new $1.5 million gift from philanthropist K. Lisa Yang ’74 has established the Christopher W. Clark Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation Bioacoustics in honor of Clark, the retired director of the bioacoustics program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The announcement of the new … Read more

Alumni gift supports doctoral students in the humanities

Read the full story by Kathy Hovis in the Cornell Chronicle. A $5 million alumni gift will help to support doctoral students in humanities fields within the College of Arts and Sciences. The Zhu Family Graduate Fellowships in the Humanities will recognize and support a select group of high-potential graduate students in their fourth or … Read more

Alumni who triumphed over tragedy honored with scholarship

Read the full story by Krisy Gashler from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. When Roy and then Miki Tsujimoto emigrated from Japan to the United States in the 1910s, they believed in the American dream, and they knew they would have to work twice as hard as nonimmigrants to attain it. But that … Read more

Major gift helps launch Canine Health Center

Read the full story by Krishna Ramanujan in the Cornell Chronicle. A $30 million gift from Margaret and Richard Riney has endowed and named the Cornell Margaret and Richard Riney Canine Health Center at the College of Veterinary Medicine to improve the health and well-being of dogs through world-class research, outreach and engagement with dog … Read more

$2M bequest to benefit students in plant sciences

The late professor Raymond T. Fox ’47, MS ’52, PhD ’56, renowned for his floral displays at Cornell events, devoted more than 50 years to floriculture teaching and outreach. Now, a bequest of approximately $2 million from his estate will enrich the educational experiences of future students in the plant sciences. The Raymond and Vera … Read more