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Spotlight: Computer Science

Cornell Engineering student StanleyHi! I’m Stanley. I’m from Corona, NY and am a junior majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. My favorite Cornell Dairy ice cream flavor is Bavarian Raspberry Fudge. Some clubs I’m a part of are the Cornell Pro-Yos, a Chinese yoyo/diabolo performance group, of which I’m a secretary for and the Engineering Ambassadors, where I give tours to prospective engineering students!

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Spotlight: Engineering Physics

Cornell Engineering student KimberlyKim is from Metuchen, NJ and is majoring in engineering physics. Her favorite building on campus is Snee Hall. On campus, she is also a resident advisor on North Campus and the Analysis subteam lead of Concrete Canoe, an engineering project team. She has also worked as a teaching assistant for courses on lasers and nanoscience, and she was a member of a research lab for two years.

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A Community Rich in Diversity and Life Experience

Hi! My name is Robyn, and I’m Assistant Director of Admissions in the College of Engineering. One of my favorite things about Cornell Engineering is the strong community of students, staff, and faculty that come from truly diverse backgrounds. At Cornell, participating in a community so rich in life experiences will enhance your own experience as a student, collaborator, and leader.

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Spotlight: Chemical Engineering

Cornell Engineering student MelissaMy name is Melissa! I am from Rochester, NY, studying Chemical Engineering. On campus, I am part of the AguaClara research project team and the Therapy Thru Music club. I also live in cooperative housing (Triphammer Cooperative) and love to cook, run, and go on spontaneous adventures with my housemates. Around Ithaca, I enjoy biking (I recently discovered the Black Diamond Trail that goes from Ithaca to Taughannock Falls!), picking fruits (when I stayed here one summer), and watching the sunset.

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First Generation College Students are Trailblazers

Shakima ClencyHello, my name is Shakima M. Clency and I serve as the Associate Dean of Students for Student Empowerment and Director of First-Generation and Low-Income Student Support. In this capacity, I work collaboratively with colleagues across campus to increase access and support for first-generation college students, those who come from families in which neither parent or guardian has obtained a four-year college degree, to ease the college transition, foster community, and connect students with resources to support their academic and personal success.

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Spotlight: Mechanical Engineering

Cornell Engineering student HarleenHi! My name is Harleen and I am majoring in mechanical engineering. I am originally from outside of Philadelphia, PA. On campus, I work as an undergraduate researcher in the Dr. Andarawis-Puri Lab where I investigate the use of exercise in repairing damaged tendons. Since my sophomore year, I have served as the High School Outreach coordinator for the Society of Women Engineers at Cornell. As the coordinator, I lead a team to plan various events to introduce engineering to high school girls through hands-on activities and guest speakers.

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Spotlight: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Cornell Engineering Student SamuelHi! My name is Samuel and I am an electrical and computer engineering major from Palo Alto, California. I am a member of the mix subteam of Cornell’s Concrete Canoe project team, meaning I work on developing and testing different concrete designs for a new concrete boat that is built every year. As a huge chocolate fan I always get the Chocolate Gorges flavored ice cream wherever I can find it. While I’m on campus I enjoy participating in intramural sports as it gives me a chance to reignite the joy of sports I had played and loved as a kid.

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Spotlight: Computer Science

A photo of cornell engineering student PeterMy name is Pete, and I am a senior studying Computer Science in the College of Engineering. On campus I am part of several different organizations: Club Tennis, Chi Psi Fraternity, and Engineering Ambassadors. In my free time I enjoy reading autobiographies, listening to chill music, and playing my guitar.

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Spotlight: Civil Engineering

A photo of Cornell Engineering student MeredithMeredith is a civil engineering major with a focus in structural design. She is minoring in engineering management and will be working for Clark Construction as an enginer after graduation. Meredith served as Social Chair and later President of Cornell’s branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and served as one of the design leads of Cornell’s Steel Bridge team. She was also a peer advisor and a teaching assistant for several courses in her time at Cornell. She is from Santa Barbara, CA and her favorite ice cream flavor at the Cornell Dairy Bar is Big Red Bear Tracks.

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Spotlight: Biomedical Engineering

A photo of Cornell Engineering student StephieStephie is a biomedical engineering major (BME) on a pre-MD/PhD track. She is very involved on campus, both in engineering and outside of engineering. Within engineering, she is an undergraduate researcher in the Fischbach Lab, where she models breast cancer spreading to bone, the President of Engineers for a Sustainable World project team, a board member of Tau Beta Pi, and a tutor for freshmen and sophomore engineering courses. Outside of engineering, she is a member of Rise Dance Group and a Leadership Assistant with PCAT, a local patient-oriented hospital volunteering program. Stephie is from West Bloomfield, Michigan, and her favorite spot on campus is Beebe Lake for its lovely running trail!

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