Alum brings Indigenous art into the mainstream

David Kimelberg JD ’98 comes from a family of artists. His mother, Pamela Ahrens, was an art teacher, and his brother Michael was an artist. The family are active members of the Seneca Nation. His mom launched the Head Start program in the Seneca territories, located roughly 40 miles southwest of Buffalo, New York, and … Read more

Crowdfunding burst features twenty-seven(!) student groups

The 2022 crowdfunding burst is back—bigger and better than ever. Cornell crowdfunding, now in its tenth year, connects student teams to the greater Cornell community, to build support for projects and big ideas they are most passionate about.  A total of 27 groups are taking part in this year’s burst, which runs from November 1 … Read more

Josh Wolfe ’99 invests in human ambition

“If I told you ten years ago that you’d be swiping, flicking, and zooming your way through the day, you’d have rolled your eyes and dismissed this as nonsense,” observes Josh Wolfe ’99. Such are the “directional arrows of progress,” (as Josh calls them) that have brought us into a world of ever-evolving social channels, … Read more

Student veteran finds a sense of community at Cornell

As a child, Matthew Garcia ’25 recalls waiting after school at the hospital for his grandmother to finish her nursing shifts. This experience inspired him to follow in her footsteps. “I knew I wanted to help people, and I saw the medical field as a place where I could do this,” he says. Matthew’s performance … Read more

Plant lover and Earth advocate

When Sandra Knapp PhD ’86 started her undergraduate career at Pomona College in Claremont, California, she was set on taking a course in marine science. Having grown up in the desert in rural New Mexico, the ocean held great allure for Sandy. But when she was not able to get in because the course was … Read more

S is for scarce

Alex Colvin PhD ’99, Kenneth F. Kahn ’69 Dean of the ILR School, hosted “Supply Chain in Chaos” on April 14. Dean Colvin interviewed two manufacturing leaders with decades of experience working to source, produce, and deliver apparel to clients around the world. Duncan Scott ’81, senior vice president of Strategic Sourcing and Quality for … Read more

Sustainable fashions at the Beyond Waste Prom

Photos by Sreang “C” Hok Cornell’s first-ever Beyond Waste Prom on March 26 marked the culmination of a two-month long sustainability campaign. Students from across campus showed up at the Straight in their favorite hand-me-down, thrifted, borrowed, or reused clothing to enjoy music, dancing, a paper-free photo booth, and dinner and dessert. Here we showcase … Read more

Look them up: young alumni in tech 

As Cornell Tech celebrates its 10th year, the school has become a global hub for tech innovation. Over the past decade, Cornell Tech has helped make NYC the second most valuable startup ecosystem in the world, after Silicon Valley. Cornell Tech opened its campus on Roosevelt Island just five years ago, with 30 faculty and … Read more