• Arrindell and Dowdell join Cornell board as alumni-elected trustees

    Elected to the Cornell University Board of Trustees in spring 2022, Dr. Deborah J. Arrindell ’79 and Kimberly Nicole Dowdell ’06 began their four-year terms of service on July 1. They recently shared their hopes and expectations as alumni-elected trustees. What will your primary focus be as you enter your first term as a trustee? … Read more

  • Reflections on service, from alumni-elected trustees

    Yonn K. Rasmussen ’83, MS ’86, PhD ’89 and John O. Boochever ’81, two alumni-elected trustees finishing four-year terms of service, reflect on their time with the Cornell University Board of Trustees. Yonn K. Rasmussen ’83, MS ’86, PhD ’89 It has truly been a great honor to serve as an alumni-elected trustee for Cornell. … 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