The list of notable people with ice cream flavors in their honor includes former and current University presidents, Joe Biden, and others.

A Scoop of Tradition: The Special Ice Cream Flavors Made for Cornell’s Presidents, Deans and More

The Dairy Bar has a tradition of dedicating ice cream flavors to important figures, such as University presidents, college deans and special guests. Cornell’s current president Martha E. Pollack is just the most recent continuation of this unique custom: Her “Bits and Bytes” flavor gets its tongue-in-cheek name from her artificial intelligence research.

Interim President Rawlings thanked State Sen. Michael Nozzolio ’73 on Thursday for his work connecting Cornell and the state.

Rawlings, Board of Trustees Honor N.Y. Sen. Michael Nozzolio ’73

“I think most Americans are disappointed, or worse, with their political process, disappointed with their political leaders for a number of reasons you all well know,” Rawlings said. “Part of that is because those leaders are not focused on public service — serving the public. Mike understands what it means to serve the public.”

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“One of the reasons I came to Cornell was because it had the engineering school, but it wasn’t an institute, it had liberal arts in it,” he said. “In engineering you can learn what happens and how, but not the reason it matters. I think it’s important to answer those questions and enhance our understanding.”