• Supporting undocumented students key to ‘… any person … any study’

    Cornell was founded on the principle of “… any person … any study,” and today more than ever, that means celebrating students of all lived experiences and identities—including undocumented students. “We’ve taken on a responsibility to make sure all of our students, regardless of their identities, are able to take advantage of the richness of … Read more

    May 26, 2021
  • Giving Day 2021 brings Cornellians together, shatters records

    In 24 hours, 14,411 donors raised a record-breaking $10,040,921 to support Cornell students, programs, and research on the university’s seventh Giving Day, March 11. Gifts poured in steadily throughout the day, with support from all 50 U.S. states, plus Puerto Rico and Washington D.C., as well as nearly 80 countries around the world. “We’re so … Read more

    March 15, 2021
  • Atkinsons’ $30M gift to name multidisciplinary building

    A $30 million commitment from David R. Atkinson ’60 and Patricia Atkinson will name a new multidisciplinary building on campus, intended to foster innovative and collaborative research in priority areas of sustainability, public health, cancer biology, immunology and computational biology. Atkinson Hall, to be built on Tower Road adjacent to Rice and Bruckner halls, will … Read more

    March 8, 2021
  • Cornell’s seventh Giving Day is just around the corner

    Cornell will celebrate its seventh Giving Day on March 11, 2021. The 24-hour campaign will bring together Cornellians near and far to show their support for the university and enjoy competing in friendly challenges, a trivia night, and more. Last year’s Giving Day was one for the record books, bringing in $7,053,386 from 10,145 donors. … Read more

    March 2, 2021
  • Wholehearted: alumni support the Cornell Promise

    As the pandemic continues to surge this winter, the Cornell community has banded together to support students whose families have been impacted. On April 7, 2020, President Martha E. Pollack promised that “we will do everything possible to enable all current and newly admitted students to complete their Cornell educations, despite the obstacles created by … Read more

    February 11, 2021