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A $1 million gift from Robert ’92 and Carola Jain to the College of Arts and Sciences will support Black A&S students with demonstrated need, and others who enhance Cornell’s diversity, equity and inclusion. The Robert ’92 and Carola Jain Cornell Promise Scholarship meets a critical need at a moment when the COVID-19 pandemic has … Read more
Ben Steeper arrived in Ithaca from Hawai‘i on a freezing day in January 2016, dressed in slippers and a t-shirt. Ben had long dreamed about attending an elite university like Cornell, where he hoped to be surrounded by “influential, creative people.” He is the first person in his family to attend an Ivy League school. … Read more
Mathematician Narahari Umanath Prabhu was teaching in Australia in the early 1960s, when he wrote the book Stochastic Processes: Basic Theory and Its Applications. The publisher sent Prabhu’s book manuscript to a referee to review, and the review was so glowing that Prabhu asked to learn the name of the referee. The referee was Frank … Read more
Receiving the John E. and Elaine Meed Alexander Scholarship motivates Kylie Long '19 to excel in her two majors, biology and philosophy.
Christine Jasmin ’18 says the Constance A. Wheary and Joy Youtz Scholarship, given to first-generation students from New York City, gives her the time and freedom to explore the broad educational offerings that drew her to Cornell.
With their generosity, Cornellians strengthen the university.
A $20 million gift from the Milstein family will launch the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, a collaboration between the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) and Cornell Tech that will pioneer a new approach to developing 21st century leaders and innovators. The program bridges two campuses to deliver a unique multidisciplinary curriculum … Read more
Generations come together to strengthen "... any person ... any study."
Film and television composer David Lawrence and lyricist Faye Greenberg P '19 support productions in the Department of Performing and Media Arts.