Chen ’23 helps U.S. to silver in team figure skating

Bolstered by a fourth-place finish from Karen Chen ’23 in the individual free skate, the U.S. figure skating team took the silver medal in the team competition Monday at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Freedom seekers speak on Underground Railroad website

The stories of fictional freedom seekers ring out on the new “Voices on the Underground Railroad” website, a collaborative effort between Cornell students and community members.

Infection rate low among returning students

Students are returning to Ithaca for the spring semester with significantly fewer COVID-19 infections than university models projected, an encouraging development that keeps in-person instruction on track to resume as planned on Feb. 7.

Cornell Votes hails 2020 rise in student voter turnout

Throughout the fall 2020 semester, students in Cornell Votes registered hundreds of voters at weekly workshops hosted in partnership with the Cornell Democrats, Cornell Political Union and Cornell Republicans.

A Collegetown mural memorializes loved ones lost to illness

Yerkezhan Abuova ’23 memorialized her grandmothers in a Collegetown mural, painting them surrounded by animals, tulips and waterlilies. She hopes it will comfort viewers who grieve.

Students engage with Black ‘memory workers’ in NYC

An interdisciplinary seminar in the fall semester took students from Ithaca to New York City to explore African American heritage sites and the people whose work keeps this history alive.

Skater Chen, 6 from women’s hockey headed to Beijing

Figure skater Karen Chen ’23 is headed to Beijing next month for the Winter Olympics, and will be joined from Cornell by five former Big Red women’s hockey players plus Doug Derraugh ’91, the Everett Family Head Coach of Women’s Hockey.