Annual Soup & Hope speaker series to kick off Jan. 25

The 17th annual Soup & Hope speaker series returns to Sage Chapel on Jan. 25, featuring six Cornell staff, faculty and student storytellers sharing their experiences of overcoming life’s challenges while attendees enjoy a free meal of soup and bread.

Dan Swanstrom named 28th head coach of Cornell Football

Dan Swanstrom, the architect of Ithaca College football’s recent resurgence and an impactful offensive coordinator at the University of Pennsylvania and at Johns Hopkins University, has been named the Roger J. Weiss ’61 Head Coach of Cornell Football.

The Inclusive Excellence Podcast: Goals to Gold with Olympian Adrian Durant

In this episode of the Inclusive Excellence Podcast, Erin Sember-Chase and Toral Patel are joined by Adrian Durant, head coach of men’s track and field at Cornell, for a conversation about his journey from the U.S. Virgin Islands to competing in college and the Olympics to becoming a head coach at an Ivy League institution.

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Peer-to-peer course improves student-athletes’ financial literacy

In a new Cornell Law School practicum and pilot program funded by the NCAA, students give athletes the skills to manage their finances while in school and when they graduate.

Researchers have designs on better women’s hockey protective gear

While pursuing her master’s in apparel design, Tulasi Elangovan, M.A. ’23, researched and designed a prototype for a shoulder pad made especially for female hockey players, with help from members of the Big Red women’s team.

With care and NCAA bronze, Cornell wrestling caps historic season

A culture of caring and support launches Cornell wrestling to a third place finish at NCAAs, with two national champions and four All-Americans.

Cornell athlete turned ESPN chairman says sports are the soundtrack of his life

How did Jimmy Pitaro ’91 go from Human Ecology to the helm of ESPN? “I had a coach who said you either win or you learn,” the former Big Red football player told student athletes during a recent visit back to campus.

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Nicki Moore named director of athletics

Nicki Webber Moore, vice president and director of athletics at Colgate University, has been named Cornell’s Meakem Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education. She will be Cornell’s first female director of athletics.

Bringing parity, equity to the court and the boardroom

Cornell alumni with backgrounds in sports and business shared thoughts on diversity, equity and inclusion during a Nov. 10 event in New York City.

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