The Sept. 26 talk was recorded and is now available to view on eCornell.Read more
The Milstein Program selects twenty-five extraordinary first year undergraduates each year to develop a cross-disciplinary cohort, trained in intersectional thinking, dynamic collaboration, and emergent technology. The Program offers a supportive community of engaged learners, speaker series along with core courses, unique short courses, mentorship, career development, and funded research opportunities, including an 8 week immersive experience at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island. We are the & in Arts & Sciences.
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Meet Milstein scholars
As a student in the Milstein Program, you understand that you’ll need a diverse set of skills to tackle today’s most challenging issues. You might love studying philosophy, capital markets or Chinese, but you’re also fascinated with technology and data and can see the intersections between all of your interests.
Some current student bios
Explore Milstein scholar projects
During the course of their four years in the Program, Milstein Program Scholars learn how to collaborate, design, scope and iterate team projects rooted in the theme of innovation and change. In the First-year Project, students are introduced to small team projects they choose or propose. The Milstein Program experience culminates in the year-long Junior Project.
Highlighted 2022 Student Projects
NYC Summer Program
Students in the Milstein Program have the options to join the summer program at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt island the summer between their first-year and sophomore year.
The Milstein Summer Program at Cornell Tech is designed to be an immersive and collaborative learning experience, bridging the technological and humanistic understandings of our world through a series of mentored workshops, guest seminars, group projects, innovation challenges, and real-world engagements in New York City. Over the course of 8-weeks, students develop a situated appreciation for technological innovation, as well as the human context in which it unfolds.
Milstein Program News
The cinema's fall schedule includes "Rocky Horror Picture Show," as well as some of the British Film Institute’s top movies of all time.Read more
Rachel Bean, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor in the Department of Astronomy and senior associate dean for math and science, has been named interim A&S dean.Read more
“Campfire,” an original short film by Associate Professor Austin Bunn, won the Provincetown International Film Festival’s "best queer short" award, making it eligible for an Academy Award nomination.Read more
A&S faculty and students are part "Fertile Grounds,” a community-based play premiered by Ithaca theater organization Civic Ensemble.Read more
This summer, 101 students in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in groundbreaking research on campus with 61 faculty as part of the Nexus Scholars Program.Read more
Ishika Agrawal is an information science major.Read more
Rayna Klugherz is a history of art and American studies major.Read more