• Irwin gift endows unique engineering education professorship

    Read the full story by Syl Kacapyr in the Cornell Chronicle. A newly endowed professorship at Cornell, made possible with a multimillion-dollar gift from George Stephen Irwin ’67, M.Eng. ’68, is dedicated to engineering education research. The gift establishes the Dr. G. Stephen Irwin ’67, ’68 Professorship in Engineering Education Research in the Smith School … Read the full story

    February 16, 2024
  • Honoring a lifetime of influence

    Dr. Pamela Brown ’73 establishes an affordability scholarship to honor two Human Ecology professors—Professors Marjorie Devine and Jerry Rivers.

    December 13, 2023
  • For the joy of x, y, and z

    Professor Steven Strogatz relishes the challenge of making math more palatable to everyone. Much like Music 101 or Art 101, he envisions Math 101—a broadly engaging approach to share the value of mathematical thinking with every person.

    December 6, 2023
  • Translating scientific discovery into action for the greater good

    Professor Saurabh Mehta works to deliver game-changing science and technologies over the ‘last mile’ to end users. He does this both by advising guideline-setting agencies and by serving community members directly.

    December 5, 2023
  • Exploring the complexities of the US-China relationship

    Professor Jessica Chen Weiss is often asked to share her deep knowledge of China with stakeholders at the highest echelons of the public and private sectors—including government, business, the media, and academia.

    December 4, 2023