Skip to main content

Veterinary College Class of 2019 celebrates hooding ceremony

After countless hours of work in the lecture hall, lab and field, the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2019 was recognized at the college’s hooding ceremony May 25 in Bailey Hall.

Reunion 2019: a time to treasure Cornell

From June 6–9, alumni celebrating their 5th through their 75th reunion years will meet in Ithaca for Reunion 2019, featuring inspiring conversations, learning opportunities, music, art and social gatherings.

Commercialization fellows set sights on tech solutions

Five doctoral students in engineering will spend a fully funded semester examining the business prospects for a diverse array of Cornell technologies as the newest class of commercialization fellows. 

Jonathan Burdick named vice provost for enrollment

Jonathan Burdick, the University of Rochester’s vice provost for enrollment initiatives and college dean of admissions and financial aid, has been named Cornell’s vice provost for enrollment. He will assume the post Aug. 19.

Kotlikoff appointed to second term as Cornell provost

Michael I. Kotlikoff, Cornell’s 16th provost, has been appointed to a second term. His reappointment, effective July 1, 2020, was approved May 25 by the Cornell University Board of Trustees.

New trustees elected and returning trustees re-elected to Cornell board

At its May 25 meeting, the Cornell Board of Trustees elected seven new trustees to four-year terms and one new trustee to a two-year term; they will join two new alumni-elected trustees, the new undergraduate student-elected trustee and four re-elected trustees when terms begin July 1.

Cornell’s radical beginnings still resonate today, Pollack tells Class of 2019

At Cornell University’s 151st Commencement Ceremony May 26, President Martha E. Pollack stressed that the university’s founding vision of “any person … any study” is not only at the heart of what makes Cornell unique, but also explains broadly why education matters more than ever before.

Cornell’s first Africana studies Ph.D. among newest grads

Approximately 300 doctoral candidates participated in a festive Ph.D. hooding ceremony May 25 in Barton Hall with President Martha E. Pollack and Provost Michael Kotlikoff offering comments and congratulations.

Nye to grads: Don’t let fear stop you from changing the world

The Class of 2019 is entering one of the most extraordinary times in human history, William S. Nye ’77 – better known as Bill Nye the Science Guy – told graduates at Senior Convocation, urging them to stay optimistic as they tackle unparalleled challenges.