Ph.D. Hooding Photos Prior to Recognition Ceremony

ILR Conference Center King-Shaw Hall, Ithaca, NY, United States

The Graduate School invites our May Ph.D. graduates and their advisors to the ILR Conference Center for the opportunity to have a professional photographer capture images of the ceremonial hooding prior to the formal Ph.D. Recognition Ceremony on May 24, 2024. Photos will be shared with graduates free of charge in the days following Commencement.…

Ph.D. Recognition Ceremony

Barton Hall 117 Statler Drive, Ithaca, New York

The University PhD Recognition Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Barton Hall. At this event, we will celebrate and recognize the significant achievements of doctoral Ph.D., J.S.D., and D.M.A. graduates from August ’23, December ’23, and expected May ’24 and August ’24. This special ceremony is for all doctoral candidates…

The Mentoring Lab: Build Skills for Effective Undergraduate Research Mentorship

G10 Biotechnology Building 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY, United States

Registration required by May 10, 2024 (contact us directly for late registrations) Session 1: May 14, 2024 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, G10 Biotechnology Building Session 2: May 30, 2024 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, G10 Biotechnology Building If you have questions, please contact, Dr. Laura Schoenle, Engineering Learning Initiatives (  Presenters: Dr. Colleen McLinn and Dr. Evelyn Ambríz,…

Pathways to Success Symposium

148 Stocking Hall 411 Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY

Pathways to Success is the Graduate School's framework for helping graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars be successful in their research and scholarship, and establish necessary skills for their future careers. The Summer P2S Symposium is a professional development opportunity for doctoral, professional degree, and research master's students and postdoctoral scholars that will provide…

Event Series Academic Job Search Series

The Application Process for an Academic Job


To kick off the 2024-2025 Academic Job Search Series for Cornell graduate students and postdocs, come learn about the process of searching for a U.S. faculty job from start to finish: when to apply for faculty and other academic positions, what documents are required (CV, cover letter, etc.), and how long the process takes. Bring…

Event Series Academic Job Search Series

Developing a Narrative For Your Teaching Statement


Through presentation and discussion, we will explore essential elements of a teaching statement for an academic or faculty job application. You’ll leave prepared to start your first draft Teaching Statement or to revise an existing one to make sure it accurately reflects your beliefs and experience. Presenters: Derina Samuel, Associate Director for Graduate Student Development,…