News: EM

Andrea Ippolito weighs in on State of Feeding Survey results

In a recent story featured on KTLA 5 Morning News, experts discuss findings from the inaugural State of Feeding Survey and Report. Senior lecturer, Andrea Ippolito says, "This survey highlights that parents need inclusive baby feeding care in the current maternal health care pathway. Support is currently lacking and most imperative, starting during pregnancy and extending through postpartum. These survey results also validate what we see in CDC data, while also bringing in parents' viewpoints as to why there is a drop off in reaching baby feeding recommendations." Read the full article on KTLA... Read more

Cornellian-led startup aids parents amid formula shortage

Ithaca-based SimpliFed – a virtual platform providing personalized advice, service and support to parents – is responding to the baby formula shortage by offering free expert advice and hosting a free virtual class to help new parents prepare for feeding their babies. Read more

Engineering Management Student Wins First-Year Grad Student of the Year Award

Gill Iradukunda recently won the Cornell Diversity Programs in Engineering First Year Graduate Student of the Year Award. These students of the year awards recognize students who have made a significant contribution to DPE, the College of Engineering, and the others by demonstrating initiative and positively contributing to the college’s climate toward diversity. This award is especially significant because Gill is completing his M.Eng. degree remotely from California in the Engineering Management Online Learning Program. Gill is always focused on building community and helping students both... Read more

A Big Red Congratulations

By: Lisa Gerber

Before “zoom” became a verb and “asynchronous learning” was entrenched in our vocabulary, Engineering Management launched a distance learning program for working professionals to earn a Master of Engineering degree part-time. This Spring, the program will celebrate its first graduating cohort. Launching our Distance Learning program with such a talented inaugural cohort has been amazing and has greatly enriched our program overall. As a program, we deeply benefitted from the richness of this cohort’s diverse professional experiences and their collective dedication to addressing so many of the... Read more

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Engineering Management receives record number of applications

By: Cornell Engineering Management

Record numbers of students continue to apply to the Cornell Engineering Management program, as seen by a 43% increase in applications to the On Campus program over last year’s record-breaking number. More than 650 students applied for acceptance into the Fall 2022 cohort. There has also been a significant increase in the demographic and geographic diversity of applicants, including many first-generation students. Despite disruptions from the pandemic, the Engineering Management team has engaged prospective students through virtual information sessions, office hours, and other live programming... Read more

McGraw Tower, Uris Library and Ho Plaza in fall, shot from Barnes Hall.

Engineering Management Debuts Among Best Online Programs

By: Cornell Engineering Management

After launching only 2 years ago, the Engineering Management Online Learning Program debuted at #6 on the list of Best Online Engineering Management Programs from U.S. News & World Report. The Online Learning Program complements the highly regarded On Campus Program that began at Cornell in 1980. Students in the Online Learning Program earn the same Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) degree and enroll in classes that are simultaneously offered on Cornell’s main campus in Ithaca, NY. Working professionals are increasingly becoming digital nomads, and the flexible delivery format allows students to... Read more