For 18 Cornell students who were spending Jan. 4 to 20 in Honduras working on water plants in small villages, it was perhaps the sweetest moment of all witnessing the ceremonial handover of a completed project. (Jan. 23, 2008)
Eight Cornell undergrads and their staff leader were caught in the cross hairs of post-election violence in Kenya over the winter break, forcing them to leave the country in a tense, 40-mile journey to the Ugandan border. (Jan. 18, 2008)
Far Above ... The Campaign for Cornell aims to raise $640 million for students. An endowment from Cornell parents Barry and Jill Lafer has made an impact on two undergraduates this year. (Jan. 15, 2008)
Model minority is a 'myth of the American dream,' says a panelist at the April 20 'Deconstructing the Model Minority' discussion, sponsored by the Asian Political Action Committee, a Cornell student group. (April 25, 2007)
Breaking away from previous marriage and cohabitation studies that treated the U.S. black population as a monolithic culture, a new Cornell study finds significant variations in interracial marriage statistics among American-born blacks and black immigrants from the Caribbean and Africa.
For the first time in Cornell history, Chinese high school students are spending six weeks earning credit at the university's Summer College program. The U.S. government granted visas on June 23 to the students, who arrived in Ithaca on June 24.
Cornell Hillel's Board of Trustees has announced that the 2006 Tanner Prize will be awarded to Cornell alumni Abby Joseph Cohen '73 and her husband, David M. Cohen '73, for their significant contributions to the Jewish people and to Cornell. (February 21, 2006)