Endowed scholarship challenge is launched at Cornell University

ITHACA, N.Y. – When it comes to upholding Cornell University’s commitment to financial aid for “any person … any study,” Cornellians are always ready for a challenge, according to Fred Van Sickle, vice president for the Division of Alumni Affairs and Development. “They consistently make all the difference for the university,” he said. At the […]

Buying experiences makes you more grateful, generous

Media note: Please find a copy of Jesse Walker, Amit Kumar, and Thomas Gilovich’s paper “Cultivating Gratitude and Giving Through Experiential Consumption” here. ITHACA, N.Y. – On Thanksgiving, many of us take a moment to reflect on what we’re grateful for — and we get notable rewards for doing so. Feeling gratitude leads to important […]