Inauguration kicks off with research on display at Festival of Scholarship

Festival of Scholarship, on the eve of the inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as Cornell's 14th president, showcases the work of more than 30 student groups.

Things to Do, Aug. 25-Sept. 1, 2017

Events on campus this week include a reopening celebration on Schwartz Plaza, "Dial M for Murder" in 3-D, an International Fair, a jazz combo performance, and exhibits in Kroch Library, Ives Hall and the Human Ecology Building.

Klarman, Physical Sciences architect Fred Koetter dies

Architect and educator Alfred (Fred) H. Koetter Jr., M.Arch. ’66, whose projects included two Cornell campus buildings, died Aug. 21 in Brookline, Massachusetts. He was 79.

Cornell poet to kick off Botanic Gardens’ lecture series

Cornell Botanic Gardens opens its annual Fall Lecture Series with award-winning poet Ishion Hutchinson.


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.

President Pollack welcomes Cornell community to fall semester

President Martha E. Pollack sends a message to the Cornell community welcoming everyone to campus on the first day of classes for the fall 2017 semester.

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.

Welcome: Move-in Day 2017

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