Moving in: Class of ’26 students bring life to fall semester

As the residence halls honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Hu Shih and Barbara McClintock opened, resident advisers handed these newest Cornellians their room keys – and their futures.

Cornell group to comb data from Lake Superior sailing drones

Seafaring drones soon will allow Cornell scientists to examine the abundance and distribution of forage fish – like zooplankton and shrimp – that nourish species higher on the food chain.

Humanities Scholars explore future careers through legal internships

Prameela Kottapalli ’23 and Louise Wang ’23 spent the summer in New York City learning about the complex processes of the legal system.

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Summer experiences: ‘I love interacting with patients’

Ivan Andrade’s summer experience helped him realize that he’s headed in the right direction as he pursues a career in medicine

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Cornell welcomes students, marks milestone in residential life

As students begin moving in on Aug. 15, Cornell will mark a milestone in residential life – the final three buildings of the North Campus Residential Expansion will open, enabling all first- and second-year students to live on campus or in Cornell-affiliated housing.

Chasing carbon from trees to soils

Four undergraduates are working with a professor this summer to research how forests cycle and store carbon and nutrients in trees, microbes, and soil, and how these processes respond to changes in climate, air pollution and disturbances. 

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Harrison College Scholars explore politics, wellness, environment in summer work

From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Sciences took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.

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CALS senior rescues man from NYC subway tracks

Bryce Demopoulos ’23 rescued a man from the subway tracks in New York City Aug. 4, seconds before an incoming train pulled into the station.

Undergrads win Northeastern Weed Science Society contest

Cornell’s undergraduate Weed Team won first place, while Megan Wittmeyer ’22 earned a top individual award, at the Northeastern Weed Science Society Collegiate Weed Science Contest.