Cornell University

News Archive for 2017

Cornell Tech leverages academic links with Cornell campuses

Cornell Tech leverages academic links with Cornell campuses

September 28, 2017

The new Roosevelt Island campus of Cornell Tech has catalyzed a slew of innovative academic programs that will benefit not only Cornell Tech students but also students from the Ithaca campus. read more

Cornell architecture programs hold top rankings in national survey

Cornell architecture programs hold top rankings in national survey

September 14, 2017

Cornell has retained its No. 1 position for the fourth consecutive year among undergraduate architecture programs nationwide in the 2018 rankings of top architecture schools published by... read more

Students explore art, artistic practice during NYC semester

Students explore art, artistic practice during NYC semester

August 3, 2017

Cornell art students in New York City this spring created and exhibited their work, met leading artists and curators, and took on internships during the bachelor of fine arts semester at AAP NYC. read more

Cornell ranked No. 14 in the world, in top 1 percent of universities

Cornell ranked No. 14 in the world, in top 1 percent of universities

June 7, 2017

Cornell is No. 14 among the world's universities in the 2018 QS World University Rankings, released June 7. That is two spots up from last year's ranking of No. 16. And it is up five rungs from its... read more

Ahmed Ahmed's journey from refugee to Rhodes scholar

Ahmed Ahmed's journey from refugee to Rhodes scholar

May 25, 2017

Ahmed Ahmed’s ’17 life story is a remarkable tale of a young man who combined hard work with inspiration and guidance from others to grow as a person, from a refugee to a Rhodes scholar. read more

Seven first-generation graduates join Teach For America

Seven first-generation graduates join Teach For America

May 23, 2017

Teach For America has accepted 33 Cornellians into its roster of teachers beginning this fall, seven of whom are first-generation graduates. Ava Ramsundar '17 and Travis Ghirdharie '17 explain why... read more

Rawlings scholars navigate to senior research success

Rawlings scholars navigate to senior research success

April 27, 2017

Seniors from the Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars presented their work at the Senior Expo, an end of the year research exhibition, April 19. read more

Four Cornell students win 2017 Truman, Udall scholarships

Four Cornell students win 2017 Truman, Udall scholarships

April 20, 2017

Four Cornell juniors were selected for prestigious Truman and Udall scholarships this week. read more

Junior Allen Jiang wins 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

Junior Allen Jiang wins 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

April 13, 2017

Allen Jiang '18, a chemical engineering major from Redmond, Washington, has won a 2017 Goldwater Scholarship, which recognizes top undergraduates in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. read more

History major named Carnegie Endowment junior fellow

History major named Carnegie Endowment junior fellow

March 31, 2017

Rachel Mitnick ’17 has been named one of 14 junior fellows by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. read more

Cornell ranked among best in U.S. News grad school rankings

Cornell ranked among best in U.S. News grad school rankings

March 14, 2017

The 2018 U.S. News World Report ranking of graduate schools is out, and Cornell has again landed in the top 10 for English and engineering programs. read more