• Smoke in the water

    Nicole Fernandez, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Engineering, just started her second year of teaching at Cornell. Nicole and her students have been focusing on water and its movement through watersheds. Some of their most exciting work is happening in Cascadilla Gorge—just footsteps from their … Read more

  • Cornell Cares: Making a difference in your hometown

    Twice a year, Cornellians gather to do acts of service through Cornell Cares. The spirit of service unites Cornellians across the United States, from San Francisco to Boston, Dallas to Chicago, and Denver to Charlotte—and even crosses international borders with the Cornell Club of Singapore hosting a coastal cleanup in winter 2023. The event began … Read more

  • From snow in May to oversleeping: Alumni share their finals week memories

    As students wrap up their exams for the semester, we asked alumni to share finals week memories. You responded in droves with a mix of wild, funny, and heartwarming stories—with some common themes. ❤️🐻 Read a sampling of our favorites. “The spring of ’08, I had picked up a ball of gourmet cheese on the … Read more

  • Loveprint: What’s your relationship style?

    For some, Valentine’s Day carries heady expectations. Maybe you imagine your partner reading you poetry at dusk while floating in a tidepool, with beeswax candles burning and Yo-Yo Ma playing Bach concertos in the background. Or maybe you want to skip the fuss and enjoy a forest tromp with your favorite four-legged friend. All of … Read more

  • High five 🙌 for the Robert S. Harrison ’76 Recent Alumni Volunteer Award winners

    What do Robert S. Harrison ’76, former chair of the Cornell University Board of Trustees, and a handful of recent alumni have in common? Answer: a track record of volunteer service to their alma mater. “Cornell does an outstanding job of recognizing students’ and graduates’ achievements,” says Julie Vultaggio ’02. “This recognition often comes in … Read more