CU Downtown showcases Cornell performers

The second annual CU Downtown, Sept. 2, 1-5 p.m., in downtown Ithaca, welcomes students and encourages them to explore Ithaca, while giving local residents a chance to enjoy Cornell student talent in this unique town-gown back-to-school celebration.


Extension helps N.Y. brewers, growers raise a pint

Farm-to-Pint tours brought together more than 70 New York hop and barley producers, maltsters, brewers, state officials with Cornell and other industry researchers.

Fun, hands-on course teaches science communication

A new graduate-level course that teaches students to communicate scientific ideas to a wide audience has helped to enhance a popular Ithaca children's museum.

Good heavens! Cornellians marvel at eclipse

On the eve of fall semester classes starting, Cornellians spied the sky – with special safety glasses – to view the partial solar eclipse Aug. 21 over Ithaca.

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

In her first Convocation address, President Martha E. Pollack said that Cornell University fosters intellectual and emotional growth and presents an opportunity to develop fresh interests, passions and ways of looking at the world.

BEAR Walk promotes community understanding

About 75 Cornell students and staff, Ithaca city officials, and Collegetown/Belle Sherman residents and business owners shared dinner, personal backgrounds and their perspectives on Collegetown at the fourth annual BEAR Walk, Aug. 17.


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.

New to campus? Discover Cornell’s rich history

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

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.