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Welcome: Move-in Day 2017

Cornell welcomed new students to campus during the annual Move-in Day Aug. 18. 

Fulbright recipients head off to global destinations

Fourteen Cornell students and recent alumni are setting out this fall for destinations around the world, thanks to grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

POST participants serve Ithaca area before classes start

For the 22nd year, a group of incoming Cornell undergraduates came to Ithaca for four days of community service through the Public Service Center’s Pre-Orientation Service Trips (POST), Aug. 13 to 18.

Things to Do, Aug. 18-25, 2017

Events on campus as the fall semester begins include free films for new students, an herb garden tour, National Waffle Day at Risley Dining, and exhibits at the Johnson Museum and Mann Library.

Meet Lynn Wooten, new dean of the Dyson School

Lynn Wooten joined Cornell July 1 as the David J. Nolan Dean and a professor of management and organizations in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. She recently discussed her new role, her sense of connection to Cornell’s mission and her strategic vision for the school.

White Coat ceremony launches students’ careers in medicine

Weill Cornell Medical College's Class of 2021 as received their short white coats during the institution's annual White Coat Ceremony Aug. 15. officially marking the beginning of their medical education.

Ithaca startup wins $250,000 in Southern Tier clean energy competition

Six clean-tech companies working at the intersection of technology and sustainability - including one co-founded by a Cornell graduate - will use 76West competition prize money to help build the clean energy economy in the Southern Tier.

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

The Cornell Graduate School has honored Gary L. Harris '75, M.S. '76, Ph.D. '80, with the inaugural Turner Kittrell Medal of Honor, given to alumni for significant national or international contributions to the advancement of diversity, inclusion and equity.

New to campus? Discover Cornell’s rich history

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

Big stink: Titan arum blooms outside for first time

Carolus, one of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Titan arums (Amorphophallus titanum), also known as a corpse flower, bloomed in Minns Garden - the first time one of the flowers ever bloomed in a region outside of the tropics.

Class of 2021 - most diverse ever - boasts TV producer, authors, logroller

When incoming first-year students walk into their residence halls Aug. 18, they'll meet some fascinating people among their 3,375 classmates.

Herbert Schryver, horse nutrition expert, dies at 89

Herbert Schryver, DVM '54, an emeritus professor with expertise in veterinary pathology, equine nutrition and biomechanics, died June 26 at the age of 89 in Ithaca.