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

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

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

Cornell is a gateway to opportunity for Ukrainian student

Maryna Mullerman DVM ’25 says Cornell has always been her dream school. Growing up in Ukraine, she spent many summers on her grandparents’ farm outside Kharkiv, where she enjoyed fishing, catching insects, and observing wildlife. She says she knew she wanted to be veterinarian by the time she was eight years old. She began researching … Read more

Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate: Cornellians who fill your cup

Whether you prefer to warm up your day with coffee, tea, or cocoa—you’re not alone. Coffee is the second largest exported product worldwide, second only to oil. More than half of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis, averaging three cups daily. This puts the U.S. 25th in the world in per capita coffee consumption, … Read more

Rodney A. Brooks ’75 is helping Black Americans build wealth

“A host of positive psychological changes inevitably will result from widespread economic security. The dignity of the individual will flourish when the decisions concerning his life are in his own hands, when he has the means to seek self-improvement.” —Martin Luther King Jr., from his 1967 book Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or … Read more

Cornell moments: hallmark stories of 2021

We are united by a common purpose As we look forward to 2022, we wanted to take a few moments to celebrate 2021. This was a year in which many Cornellians transitioned back to in-person learning and work. We were grateful for the power of science and for the researchers who developed lifesaving vaccines and … Read more