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Two programs honor political consultant Sandy Berger '67

June 13, 2017

Two programs honor political consultant Sandy Berger '67

Two programs benefiting Cornell students honor the memory of Samuel Sandy Berger, an adviser to President Bill Clinton and government official. read more

Cornell ranked No. 14 in the world, in top 1 percent of universities

June 7, 2017

Cornell ranked No. 14 in the world, in top 1 percent of universities

Cornell is No. 14 among the world's universities in the 2018 QS World University Rankings, released June 7. That is two spots up from last year's ranking of No. 16. And it is up five rungs from its... read more

Cornell Perspectives: A parent's pride endures

June 1, 2017

Cornell Perspectives: A parent's pride endures

In an Oct. 8, 2013, column in the Cornell Chronicle, Robert Glick described the arrival on campus of his daughter, Alicia Glick ’17. He looks back on his family's Cornell experience. read more

Pollack to Class of 2017: Effect change by clarifying values

May 28, 2017

Pollack to Class of 2017: Effect change by clarifying values

Under warm sunshine, President Martha E. Pollack sent the Cornell University Class of 2017 into the world with a call to clarify their values as they set out to make change in a challenging world. read more

Pollack: Ph.D.s can inform discourse, model expert thinking

May 28, 2017

Pollack: Ph.D.s can inform discourse, model expert thinking

President Martha E. Pollack congratulated about 300 newly minted Ph.D.s in a speech that challenged them to be an expert in your own discipline, and to model the ways in which experts think and draw... read more

14 ROTC graduates commissioned as officers

May 27, 2017

14 ROTC graduates commissioned as officers

In a joyful ceremony, graduates of ROTC programs received their commissions as junior officers, launching them on military careers. read more

Dignity and respect are American ideals, Biden tells seniors

May 27, 2017

Dignity and respect are American ideals, Biden tells seniors

Former Vice President Joe Biden extolled his love of ice cream and his optimism for the future of America in his 2017 Senior Convocation Address at Cornell, May 27 at Schoellkopf Field. read more

Ahmed Ahmed's journey from refugee to Rhodes scholar

May 25, 2017

Ahmed Ahmed's journey from refugee to Rhodes scholar

Ahmed Ahmed’s ’17 life story is a remarkable tale of a young man who combined hard work with inspiration and guidance from others to grow as a person, from a refugee to a Rhodes scholar. read more

Seven first-generation graduates join Teach For America

May 23, 2017

Seven first-generation graduates join Teach For America

Teach For America has accepted 33 Cornellians into its roster of teachers beginning this fall, seven of whom are first-generation graduates. Ava Ramsundar '17 and Travis Ghirdharie '17 explain why... read more

Financial aid policy change will benefit more undergraduates

May 9, 2017

Financial aid policy change will benefit more undergraduates

Starting in fall 2018, new Cornell undergraduate students from middle-income families will benefit from more expansive financial aid from the university. The new policy broadens eligibility... read more

President Pollack reasserts student privacy protections

May 9, 2017

President Pollack reasserts student privacy protections

President Martha E. Pollack sent a message May 9 reassuring the Cornell community that the university will continue to protect the privacy of student information and records from any unauthorized... read more

Plant sciences student wins 'Young Botanist' award

May 2, 2017

Plant sciences student wins 'Young Botanist' award

Plant sciences major Nicolas Glynos '17 has received a Young Botanist Award from the Botanical Society of America, which recognizes outstanding graduating seniors in the plant sciences nationwide. read more

Rawlings scholars navigate to senior research success

April 27, 2017

Rawlings scholars navigate to senior research success

Seniors from the Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars presented their work at the Senior Expo, an end of the year research exhibition, April 19. read more

Four Cornell students win 2017 Truman, Udall scholarships

April 20, 2017

Four Cornell students win 2017 Truman, Udall scholarships

Four Cornell juniors were selected for prestigious Truman and Udall scholarships this week. read more

Prestigious postdoc program to launch for research disciplines

April 20, 2017

Prestigious postdoc program to launch for research disciplines

A new Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows Program encompassing all research disciplines at the university will appoint its first six fellows during the 2017-2018 academic year. read more

Junior Allen Jiang wins 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

April 13, 2017

Junior Allen Jiang wins 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

Allen Jiang '18, a chemical engineering major from Redmond, Washington, has won a 2017 Goldwater Scholarship, which recognizes top undergraduates in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. read more

Arts and Sciences alumni triple gifts for experience grants

April 6, 2017

Arts and Sciences alumni triple gifts for experience grants

Applications are due April 19 for College of Arts and Sciences summer experience grants, which are receiving alumni support to help students take unpaid summer internships. read more

History major named Carnegie Endowment junior fellow

March 31, 2017

History major named Carnegie Endowment junior fellow

Rachel Mitnick ’17 has been named one of 14 junior fellows by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. read more

Admitted Class of '21 sets new application, diversity records

March 30, 2017

Admitted Class of '21 sets new application, diversity records

Cornell received its highest-ever number of applications for freshman admission, and a record number of underrepresented minority students are among those offered admission to the Class of 2021. read more