A Cornell education offers so much more than what happens in a classroom. Certainly, coursework is essential—subject-matter knowledge is the foundation of everything we do. But widening and deepening that knowledge with other experiences is what makes a student a real practitioner. It is a big world and we provide many ways for you to get out and experience firsthand what you are learning about in your coursework.
Above, EAS major Samantha Moruzzi '20, is presented with a certificate from Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Larry Brown, for receiving an undergraduate scholarship from the American Institute of Professional Geologists. She was chosen as one of 10 declared undergraduate geology students who received a scholarship after submitting an essay on the topic, "Why I want to be a geologist."