For more than two decades, Vivian Zayas '94, associate professor of psychology, chased Ultimate Frisbee from Cornell’s campus to international championships on the semi-pro club circuit, all the way to the Ultimate Hall of Fame, which inducted her in October.
JT Baker ’21, a senior in the School of Hotel Administration and student-elected trustee, would be unrecognizable to any of the nurses who cared for him after he was born three months premature, weighing little more than a football.
JC Tretter ’13, the newly elected president of the National Football League Players Association, says his education at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations taught him to understand all sides of an argument.
On Cornell’s Ithaca campus this week, in the midst of a semester interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a basketball court in Bartels Hall stirred to life with a new, urgent mission and two dozen volunteers who began sewing surgical masks for Cayuga Medical Center.
The celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families includes a Big Red football game against Brown University, women’s ice hockey versus Robert Morris University, and a Cornell Community Dinner at Barton Hall.
On their way home from playing the Yankees in New York, the Cleveland Indians made a slight detour and stopped by Cornell’s Hoy Field on May 16, 1934, to play against the Big Red baseball team in front of 4,000 fans.