Seniors of the Class of 2023
Extraordinary Journeys, the Class of 2023

Life is full of possibilities

The pandemic upended the first year for the Class of 2023, but they made the most of their time, producing amazing research and creative works, developing lasting friendships and creating a litany of memories.

Explore the extraordinary journeys of this year’s graduates and see how their paths have prepared them not only for a successful and meaningful career, but also for a life well lived. 

Photography by Chris Kitchen

Student Profiles

Zhiyuan Zhou

'You will find your life full of possibilities'

Extraordinary Journeys
Isaac Salazar

'I became a poet at Cornell'

Extraordinary Journeys
Charlee Mandy

'Don't be afraid to radically change direction'

Extraordinary Journeys
Hal Reed

'We are all wonderfully entangled'

Extraordinary Journeys