Merrill Scholars honor mentors who inspired them

At a luncheon on May 21, 42 Merrill Scholars celebrated the mentors who had the greatest influence on their early education and the Cornell faculty or staff members who contributed most significantly to their college experience.

Humanities scholars research free speech, AI, sports culture and the Supreme Court

At the May event, students covered topics focused on countries around the globe and ranging from immigration, home care workers and female sports culture to the U.S.-China relationship, the repatriation of cultural objects and AI and literature.

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Cornell gets ready for Commencement, Convocation

Cornell will hold two in-person commencement ceremonies for its 156th graduating class and their guests on Saturday, May 25, at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., at Schoellkopf Field.

The Digital CoLab: Elevating skills, building community

Home to Cornell University Library’s Digital Scholarship Services, the Digital CoLab on the 7th floor of Olin Library stimulates innovation in research and teaching while building connections among scholars across campus. It follows one simple formula: “People over projects.” 

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Big Red Buddies co-presidents win Campus-Community Leadership Awards

Two graduating seniors have earned the 2024 University Relations Campus Community Leadership Award, which recognizes students for engagement with and service to the greater Ithaca area.

Art brings science to life along the Mohawk River

Through the capstone course Art and Science of the Mohawk River Watershed, a group of environment and sustainability majors studied the river through the lenses of art, science and culture, deepening their understanding of a complex natural system.

Hard work, personal stories bring speech team big wins

Cornell Speech Team members shared stories about gender, ethnicity, racism and their hometowns during the most successful season in the team’s 40-year history.

Class of 2024 celebrated at Carnegie Hall Commencement

More than 300 expected graduates in received their degrees from Weill Cornell Medicine during the institution’s annual commencement ceremony May 16 at Carnegie Hall.

Community college transfers flourish at Cornell

Graduating transfer students from SUNY and CUNY community colleges reflect on their journeys – as well as the support, opportunity and community they've found at Cornell.