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Cornell Tech leverages academic links with Cornell campuses

September 28, 2017

Cornell Tech leverages academic links with Cornell campuses

The new Roosevelt Island campus of Cornell Tech has catalyzed a slew of innovative academic programs that will benefit not only Cornell Tech students but also students from the Ithaca campus. read more

Cornell architecture programs hold top rankings in national survey

September 14, 2017

Cornell architecture programs hold top rankings in national survey

Cornell has retained its No. 1 position for the fourth consecutive year among undergraduate architecture programs nationwide in the 2018 rankings of top architecture schools published by... read more

One Big Red: Ithaca’s Cornellians celebrate NYC campus opening

September 13, 2017

One Big Red: Ithaca’s Cornellians celebrate NYC campus opening

The opening of the Cornell Tech campus on New York City’s Roosevelt Island. read more

Cornell will ‘open new vistas,’ President Pollack tells incoming class

August 21, 2017

Cornell will ‘open new vistas,’ President Pollack tells incoming class

In her first Convocation address to new students and their families Aug. 19, President Martha E. Pollack said that Cornell University fosters intellectual and emotional growth and presents an... read more

New to campus? Discover Cornell’s rich history

August 17, 2017

New to campus? Discover Cornell’s rich history

New Cornell University students, faculty and staff are entering a campus forged by history. read more

Gary Harris ’75 given alumni honor for diversity, inclusion efforts

August 17, 2017

Gary Harris ’75 given alumni honor for diversity, inclusion efforts

The award was established to recognize alumni who have made significant national or international contributions to the advancement of diversity, inclusion and equity in the academy, industry or the... read more

At Orientation, peers are ‘guide to all things Cornell’ for new students

August 17, 2017

At Orientation, peers are ‘guide to all things Cornell’ for new students

Approximately 4,000 new first-year and transfer students will begin their journeys at Cornell Aug. 18-27, with orientation events exposing them to academic, social and cultural life on campus. read more

Scholarship lets rural students bloom at Summer College

August 3, 2017

Scholarship lets rural students bloom at Summer College

A record number of high school students from 40 countries and 500 cities around the world are taking college classes at Cornell’s Summer College this year. read more

Students explore art, artistic practice during NYC semester

August 3, 2017

Students explore art, artistic practice during NYC semester

Cornell art students in New York City this spring created and exhibited their work, met leading artists and curators, and took on internships during the bachelor of fine arts semester at AAP NYC. read more

Citi signs on as tenant in The Bridge at Cornell Tech

July 24, 2017

Citi signs on as tenant in The Bridge at Cornell Tech

Citigroup Inc. has leased 10,900 square feet in The Bridge at Cornell Tech. Citi employees will engage with Cornell Tech students, faculty, researchers, startups and other companies. read more

Grad student earns fellowship for work on cucumbers

June 29, 2017

Grad student earns fellowship for work on cucumbers

Greenhouse fans hum overhead as graduate student Lauren Brzozowski steps from pot to pot, prepping towering cucumber plants for pollination. read more

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