Meet the 2024 Alumni Trustee Election candidates

For 150 years, Cornellians have been privileged to vote for alumni-elected trustees. Celebrate this year’s milestone by voting between February 1 and 29 to elect two new Cornell University Board of Trustees members. The Committee on Alumni Trustee Nominations has endorsed the following four candidates: Paul M. Cashman ’73, Erica T. Healey-Kagan ’05, Ginger K. … Read more

Cornell Cares: Making a difference in your hometown

Twice a year, Cornellians gather to do acts of service through Cornell Cares. The spirit of service unites Cornellians across the United States, from San Francisco to Boston, Dallas to Chicago, and Denver to Charlotte—and even crosses international borders with the Cornell Club of Singapore hosting a coastal cleanup in winter 2023. The event began … Read more

Loveprint: What’s your relationship style?

For some, Valentine’s Day carries heady expectations. Maybe you imagine your partner reading you poetry at dusk while floating in a tidepool, with beeswax candles burning and Yo-Yo Ma playing Bach concertos in the background. Or maybe you want to skip the fuss and enjoy a forest tromp with your favorite four-legged friend. All of … Read more

Meet the 2023 Alumni Trustee Election candidates

Voting is available February 1-28 for Cornell alumni to elect two new members to the Cornell University Board of Trustees. The Committee on Alumni Trustee Nominations has endorsed the following four candidates: Valisha Graves ’85, John W. Rawlins III ’06, John R. Toohey-Morales ’84, and Bobby S. Tsai ’83. Learn more about the candidates and … Read more

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

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

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