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Tuesday, 08 February 2011

Congratulations to the Cornellians whose work was honored with 2011 Academy Awards:

David Seidler '59 won the Oscar for Writing (Original Screenplay) for his script for The King's Speech, which was nominated in twelve categories and named Best Picture.

Producer Ryan Silbert '02 and colleagues received the Oscar for God of Love in the Short Film (Live Action) category.

And Chris Allen '94 was honored with a Scientific and Technical Award.

Well done!

Gabrielle Giffords & Susan Hileman Print E-mail
Monday, 10 January 2011

U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, MRP '97, who was shot in Tucson, Arizona, on January 8, was profiled in the January/February 2005 issue of Cornell Alumni Magazine, when she was an Arizona state senator. In the article, Giffords recalled her days on campus, saying, "I remember storming up Libe Slope in my cowboy boots and fringed leather jacket to beg for a stipend. I loved the international environment at Cornell, but it gave me strength to remind myself that I was from the West."

She went on to express her devotion to her home state, saying that "Arizona is a great state and people here deserve the best of opportunities." To read the entire article, click here.

Another Cornellian, Susan Hileman '73, was wounded in the attack. Hileman had accompanied nine-year-old Christina Green, a neighbor, to the meeting with Giffords. Green was shot and killed. Hileman has been released from the hospital and is continuing her recovery at home, while Giffords has been moved to Houston for further recovery and rehabilitation.

Cornell has established a website for sending wishes for recovery to Giffords and Hileman.

Bright Spots Print E-mail
Tuesday, 04 January 2011

Men's basketball and men's hockey may be falling short of their stellar performances from a year ago (although there are still many games to be played), but there are two bright spots for Cornell Athletics this winter:

Wrestling, which continues to dominate every opponent and has been ranked No. 1 since the start of the season in the NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll.

Women's hockey, which has lost only one game so far and is currently ranked No. 2 in the Division I Women's Poll.

Let's Go Red!

Holiday Contest Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Matt Nagowski '05 of MetaEzra has come up with the perfect Big Red way to get in the mood for the holidays — a contest for alumni to update the famous "161 Things Every Cornellian Must Do" list (first published in Cornell Magazine in 1995). Winners will see their ideas posted in the new-and-improved list and receive an as-yet-to-be-determined prize.

Click here to enter. Happy Holidays!

We're #1 Print E-mail
Monday, 15 November 2010

In wrestling, that is — as the New York Times reported in an article by Bill Pennington entitled "Wrestling Pendulum Swings Farther East, Toward Cornell."

A companion piece, "At Cornell, Arena Proves Sport's Value," praises the Friedman Wrestling Center and emphasizes its importance to recruiting.

In the words of head coach Rob Koll, "Why not us?"

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