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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

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

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

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

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