Ask a Dean Category: Student Life

Can you recommend another pie recipe?

Dear Dean, I tried your blueberry pie recipe. Can you recommend another? This time, with sugar! Sincerely,  Pie-loving Doctoral Student Response Dear Fellow Pie-lover, Try this one. (We southerners have lots of pie recipes!) And I think this recipe has so much sugar in it that it will make your teeth hurt. You’ve been warned!…

How can I help my spouse acclimate to Cornell?

Dear Dean,  I’ve been at Cornell for 8 weeks, but my wife just moved here.  She graduated in May, then finished a research project at her alma mater. She wants a similar job here, but doesn’t know where to start looking.   She is also concerned about meeting people and developing her own circle of…

Why is the Pie with Deans event for first year students only?

Dear Deans, Why is the Pie with Deans event for first year students only? Others like pies and deans as much as first years. Sincerely, Grad Pie Lover Response Dear Grad Pie Lover, You are right! We have talked about opening this to all students, and we will do it for spring semester. We had…