Graduation Weekend 2014

  • Caitlín Barrett

    Award dinner honors Arts and Sciences faculty members

    Linda B. Glaser and Kathy Hovis Bookmark 
    Among others honored, faculty members Jenny Mann and Caitlín Barrett were recognized for their teaching and advising May 24 at trustee-faculty dinner.
  • Michelle Cho

    Top seniors honored as 2014 Merrill scholars

    Susan Lang Bookmark 
    On May 21, the Cornell Merrill Presidential Scholars Program honored 33 outstanding graduating seniors and the high school teachers and university faculty members who made important contributions to the students' lives.
  • David Skorton

    'Build human capital,' Skorton tells 2014 graduates

    H. Roger Segelken Bookmark 
    Join the "virtuous circle" and "build human capital," Cornell President David J. Skorton tells graduating students at the 2014 Commencement ceremony.
  • graduates take an iPad selfie

    Students relish waning hours of Graduation Weekend

    Blaine Friedlander Bookmark 
    On a blissfully perfect, cloudless Sunday, Cornell University graduated its 146th class May 25. Seniors assembled to hug, shed tears, share joy and walk in procession to Schoellkopf Stadium.
  • Ph.D. hooding ceremony

    Ph.D. 'trailblazers' honored at hooding ceremony

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    More than 300 Cornell doctoral candidates gathered with friends and family in Barton Hall for the annual Ph.D. recognition and hooding ceremony May 24.
  • Ed Helms

    Take it from TV's 'Andy Bernard': 'Be that fool'

    Anne Ju Bookmark 
    To learn from Andy Bernard to “be a fool” was the message actor Ed Helms imparted to the Cornell Class of 2014 as its Senior Convocation speaker, May 24.
  • graduating cadet

    Cornell ROTC cadets receive commissions as officers

    Krishna Ramanujan Bookmark 
    During the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony in Statler Auditorium, 16 graduating Cornell ROTC students received their commissions and stepped on stage to pledge to defend the Constitution.
  • Plastic sheets

    With chairs aligned and grass trimmed, campus set for guests

    Blaine Friedlander Bookmark 
    A veritable battalion of custodians, carpenters, electricians, grounds workers – unsung heroes all – apply the final polish to campus as the university prepares to greet 35,000 friends and family of about 6,000 graduating students for the 146th Cornell Commencement.
  • graduate

    Actor Ed Helms to help celebrate Cornell graduation

    Blaine Friedlander Bookmark 
    Cornell's 146th Graduation Weekend highlights include the Senior Convocation Address by actor Ed Helms, who portrayed the fictional alumnus Andy Bernard '93 on TV's 'The Office,' and President David Skorton's Commencement Address.
  • Ed Helms

    Ed Helms, TV's 'Andy Bernard,' to speak at Convocation

    Blaine Friedlander Bookmark 
    Life will imitate art when Ed Helms, the actor who portrayed the fictional Cornell alumnus Andy Bernard ’93 on the television comedy “The Office,” speaks at Senior Convocation on Saturday, May 24, during Cornell’s 2014 Graduation Weekend.