cornell report fall 2013

  • Alumni shaping their role in the future

    Nov 13, 2013

    This past summer, eight alumni came together to discuss what it will take to increase alumni support of Cornell.

  • Cornell’s chance to innovate

    Nov 13, 2013

    In April 2011, as Cornell College President Jonathan Brand was being inaugurated and began to talk about his vision to re-imagine the liberal arts experience at Cornell, his idea resonated with one person in particular.

  • Changing lives: The future of Cornell

    Nov 13, 2013

    The name of Cornell College’s strategic plan reflects its ambition: “Re-imagining the Liberal Arts Experience.”

  • Road trips: Cornell style

    Nov 13, 2013

    Cornell students love Mount Vernon, but they also love to travel. Alumni share some of their favorite road trip memories, from the 1970s to today.

  • In Brief

    Nov 12, 2013

    Presidents, Orange Carpets, A 99th birthday, honoring R.P. Dana, Cornell Spirit, Alumni success, valuable recognition, poetry as sweet as a tweet

  • Cornell students eat Real Food

    Nov 12, 2013

    Colleges across the nation are joining the Real Food Challenge—an initiative to teach young people about healthier food habits—and Cornell was among the first 20 to join.

  • New elevator meets historic chapel

    Nov 12, 2013

    If you were seeing King Chapel for the first time, you would never know that the elevator installed this spring wasn’t part of architect Cass Chapman’s original design.

  • Fodor’s gives nod to Mount Vernon

    Nov 12, 2013

    Cornellians love Mount Vernon, and Fodor’s does too, naming it one of “5 Midwestern Small Towns to Visit Now.”

  • Experiencing the new Thomas Commons

    Nov 12, 2013

    Returning students entering the new Thomas Commons at the beginning of Block 1 were awestruck by the changes to their space.

  • Alumni honored at Homecoming

    Nov 12, 2013

    A highlight of Homecoming is recognizing outstanding alumni who have contributed to the world in general and Cornell in particular.

  • Historic house modernized, enlarged

    Nov 12, 2013

    The Garner President’s House renovation is complete, and has created a new space for community gathering on campus.

  • Zamora’s honors international alumnus

    Nov 12, 2013

    When Zamora’s Market opened in early October, replacing the Rathskeller, its new name honored an alumnus whose life story could have been the plot of a novel.

  • Honoring a life of scholarship and service

    Nov 12, 2013

    The Rev. Richard Thomas’ children, led by his daughter Jan Thomas ’80, endowed the Richard H. Thomas History Scholar Award for off-campus research. The award will allow students with financial need to do historical research off-campus.

  • Tough turf

    Nov 12, 2013

    Cornell’s historic Ash Park stadium got a big boost this summer with the installation of artificial turf. The surface, which is more durable and requires less maintenance than grass, is the first of several planned steps to modernize Cornell’s athletic facilities.

  • Two earn volleyball awards

    Nov 12, 2013

    Kathleen O’Connor and Taylor Dicus, key cogs on Cornell’s nationally-ranked volleyball team, were recognized during a recent home match for achieving career milestones earlier this season.