Posted
May 11, 2019
by
Thomas O’Toole, CIPA Executive Director
In Cornell Institute for Public Affairs
My apologies for being the bearer of sad news, but as the semester draws to a close, I wanted to inform you that two of our CIPA staff members will be leaving this summer, while another will be entering a two-year phased retirement.   Lisa Jervey Len...
Posted
Apr 29, 2019
by
Lisa Jervey Lennox, Assistant Director for Communications
In Cornell Institute for Public Affairs
Punctuated by lighthearted competition between alumni and current classes and entertaining videos of faculty staff taking pies to the face when pre-set donor milestones were reached, Cornell’s Giving Day 2019 was a rousing success for the CIPA progra...
Posted
Apr 26, 2019
by
Lisa Jervey Lennox
, Assistant Director for Communications
In Cornell Institute for Public Affairs
During spring semester 2019, students benefitted from having Dr. Yan Wang serve as CIPA Executive in Residence.  Recently retired, Wang served as a senior economist in the Growth and Competitiveness Unit at the World Bank Institute (WBI).  In her rol...
Posted
Apr 26, 2019
by
Lisa Jervey Lennox
, Assistant Director for Communications
In Cornell Institute for Public Affairs
When CIPA offered students the support of Lecturer Rebecca Morgenstern Brenner as a competition coach this past year, CIPA fellows embraced the opportunity, entering a record number of policy-type competitions around the globe. In 2018, students were...
Posted
Apr 25, 2019
by
Lisa Jervey Lennox, 
Assistant Director for Communications
In Cornell Institute for Public Affairs
Students pursuing the CIPA Infrastructure Project Management and Finance (IPMF) Certificate traveled to Puerto Rico in January to do fieldwork for their practicum. Led by John Foote, the IPMF faculty coordinator, students examined options for providi...