Cornellians in the News

  • Ash is Montana State’s winningest coach

    Nov 14, 2012

    Rob Ash ’73, head football coach at Montana State University, set a record for most coaching wins at the school with his team’s victory over Portland State University on Nov. 10.

  • Alumnus was Obama campaign CTO

    Nov 14, 2012

    Harper Reed ’01 is getting media attention for his work as chief technology officer of President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign.

  • Trebil, Hudson among Forty Under 40 honorees

    Sep 13, 2012

    Two Cornellians were chosen by the Corridor Business Journal as Forty Under 40 award winners: Director of Civic Engagement Kara Trebil, and past Alumni Board member and Cedar Rapids attorney Mark Hudson ’99. They will be profiled in the Journal on Oct. 22.

  • Alumnus’ company wins major grant

    Jun 25, 2012

    Welvie LLC,  a surgical benefits company where Cornell trustee Ted Meads ’67 is senior vice president for sales and partial owner, won a $6.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Alumnus wins Pulitzer Prize

    Apr 18, 2012

    John Sullivan ’93, a reporter formerly at the Philadelphia Inquirer who now teaches at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, was on a team that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service reporting.

  • Alumnus named scientist of the year

    Feb 20, 2012

    Tahllee Baynard ’97 was named 2012 Scientist of the Year by Black Engineer magazine. The award was presented in February and is part of the Black Engineer of the Year Awards, which honors engineers, research scientists and students. Baynard is vice president for program management of space systems at Lockheed Martin.

  • Alumnus’ show gets positive coverage in The New York Times

    Feb 16, 2012

    The New York Times had kind words for a play co-written and co-starred in by Joseph Curnutte ’04. The review of “Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War” praises the play’s writing and calls Curnutte excellent in his role as radio host and voice actor.

  • NBC news features Larry Dorr ’63

    Feb 1, 2012

    On Jan. 31 “NBC Nightly News” featured Cornell trustee Dr. Larry Dorr ’63 and Operation Walk, the charity he founded, in its “Making a Difference” segment.

  • Alum named coach of the year

    Jan 15, 2012

    Rob Ash ’73, the head coach of the Montana State University Bobcats, was named the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year in January, honoring his success on and off the field. In 2011, Ash was named president of the American Football Coaches Association.

  • Alum’s show choir wins national honors

    Nov 8, 2011

    Happiness, Inc., the show choir at Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was named the nation’s favorite by Parade magazine. The choir is directed by Storm Zeigler ’94.

  • Alum featured in “Forty under 40”

    Nov 1, 2011

    Amy Lasack ’96, Director of Training and Outreach Services for Kirkwood Community College, was named one of the Forty Under 40 by the Corridor Business Journal.

  • UI student paper profiles Dorr

    Oct 3, 2011

    The Daily Iowan, the University of Iowa’s student newspaper, profiled Cornell alum, surgeon and author Dr. Lawrence Dorr ’63. Dorr was in Iowa to promote his first novel, “Die Once, Live Twice.” Dorr, who got his MD from Iowa, read at Prairie Lights Bookstore. From the article: “In Iowa, you were just expected to work […]

  • Cornell alum’s company featured

    Jul 27, 2011

    Iowa Public Radio feature Midamar, the Cedar Rapids-based halal food company founded by Bill Aoessy ’63.

  • 2006 grad photographs every town in Iowa

    Jun 20, 2011

    Brian McMillin ’06 was featured in the Sunday, June 19 Gazette after he finished his project to photograph all 974 small towns in Iowa.

  • Alum hired as CTO of Obama 2012 campaign

    Jun 2, 2011

    Chicago alum Harper Reed ’01 is serving as chief technology officer of the Obama 2012 campaign.