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In August 2021, Sharifa Sharifi was working as general manager of the Afghan National Gallery in Herat, Afghanistan’s third largest city, when the government collapsed and the Taliban took control of her country. As an employee of the fallen government, a professional woman, an outspoken advocate for women’s rights, and an artist whose paintings celebrated … Read the full story
Lauren Pappas ’23 transferred to Cornell in fall 2021. In spring 2022, she received an email from the Senior Class Campaign (SCC) asking for volunteers for the coming year. Not knowing much about the SCC, she checked out the website. What she learned motivated her to step up. “I learned that annual fund donations go … Read the full story
From shifting weather patterns that alter food availability to rising sea levels that displace homes and families, climate change is impacting communities and ecosystems all over the world at an unprecedented scale. In 2022 Cornell University launched The 2030 Project: A Cornell Climate Initiative, to tackle problems like these—bringing together the full breadth of Cornell’s … Read the full story
Cornell’s ninth Giving Day brought together 18,296 donors to raise more than $13 million in just 24 hours, shattering records from previous years.
Last fall, in honor of his upcoming 20th Reunion, Alan Zhou ’03 took advantage of Cornell’s affordability challenge and made a gift to establish the Alan and Chelsea Zhou Family Scholarship. The fund will provide financial assistance to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need, with a preference for students from the states of Maine, Oklahoma, … Read the full story
The Cornell Women's Leadership Challenge aims to inspire 600 donors to give $1,000 or more to annual funds on Giving Day.
A $5 million gift honoring Mabel “Mibs” Martin Follett ’51 establishes the Mibs Martin Follett Professor in Human Ecology.
No matter what your generosity looks like, it matters. It helps Cornell do the greatest good by reaching students in need of support and pursuing research that helps communities all over the world. And your contribution strengthens the university’s legacy as a source of solutions for our time, and for all time. Ever wonder why … Read the full story
Since they were young, Inhee Rebecca “Becky” Lee ’02 recalls following her older sister, Jinhee Michell Lee ’01, around. Wanting to do everything Michell did was part of Becky’s initial motivation for applying to Cornell. In her senior year of high school, Michell applied to and was accepted by the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell (now … Read the full story
Read the full article by Tom Fleischman in the Cornell Chronicle. Cornell’s new baseball stadium, at the corner of Ellis Hollow and Game Farm roads, will be called Booth Field, honoring Richard L. “Rich” Booth ’82 for his extraordinary leadership and generosity – much of it anonymous – over the last four decades. The Cornell … Read the full story