Exploring History: A Day with ‘The Last Abbess’ Author Sandhya Hasswani in Bad Säckingen

Saturday, 8 June 2024 – Bad Säckingen, Germany The Cornell Club of Switzerland spent the day in “The Trumpeter’s City” withSandhya Hasswani, author of the historical novel, Die letzte Äbtissin – The Last Abbess, and Adelheid Lang, archivist of St. Fridolin’s Cathedral. The novel is centered around the life and times of Mari-Anna Franziska von … Read more

Unwrapping the Experience: Inside Lindt Home of Chocolate

Recently on Saturday, 4 May 2024, chocolate enthusiasts and curious minds alike gathered for an unforgettable journey through the tantalizing world of chocolate at the Lindt Home of Chocolate in Kilchberg, Zurich. Hosted by the Cornell Club of Switzerland, this exclusive guided tour offered participants a unique opportunity to explore the rich history and craftsmanship … Read more

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Tour

Originally conceived to be an architectural tour of the Swiss Innovation Park / Basel-Link life sciences cluster and surroundings, The Cornell Club of Switzerland event evolved to be much more than that. The focus of the day shifted to visiting the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), which moved there to its new … Read more

The Cornell Club of Switzerland Explores CERN’s Particle Physics Marvels

Twenty-one members of the Cornell Club of Switzerland embarked on a fascinating tour of groundbreaking particle physics research at CERN on Saturday, 27 January 2024. We explored the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, and the ATLAS detector, one of the four particle detectors. Wandering The Immeasurable This 15-ton … Read more

Cornell Club of Switzerland Revels in Unforgettable Thanksgiving Gala at Grand Hotel Kronenhof

This year, the Thanksgiving Gala hosted by the Grand Hotel Kronenhof, under the stewardship of the esteemed General Manager and fellow Cornellian, Marc Eichenberger, left an indelible mark on the 36 members and their families from the Cornell Club of Switzerland. The weekend extravaganza proved unparalleled, offering an unforgettable Thanksgiving experience that surpassed any previous … Read more

A Cozy Zinck’s Night in Basel

We had an intimate Zinck’s night in Basel, with three Cornellians chatting about a range of topics, from past Cornell Club of Switzerland events (visiting professors, staying in far-off hotels in the Alps, and Thanksgiving dinners), commuting between Basel and Zurich, to hiking in the Alps. All in all, a really nice and cozy event! … Read more

Cheers to the Spirit of Zincks in Geneva

The Cornell Club of Switzerland had a very cozy, pleasant reunion at the Potinière near the Jardin Anglais in the heart of Geneva with incredible views of Lac Léman. We enjoyed drinks in great company and nibbled on comforting finger food. We exchanged on a variety of topics, from personal experiences and recent travels to … Read more

Hiking the Gorges d’Areuse

Sunday 3 September – Neuchâtel A lovely late-summer day awaited us in Boudry near Neuchâtel. The region is a lovely area and offers vineyards, lake and splendid view of the alps. Our plans, however, lead us down into the gorge of the Areuse river. The captivating route follows the course of the river Areuse that … Read more

Sparkling Summer Evening in Zurich

19 August 2023 The Cornell Club of Switzerland celebrated the magic of summer with Champagne in Zurich. This sparkling event took place at the “Mövenpick Wein-Bar” in the heart of downtown Zurich. The evening was warm and just perfect to indulge in some bubblies. Pol Roger Brut Champagne was served “à discrétion” and the Club … Read more

“Flash” Event in Basel with Cornell Professor Gustavo Flores-Macías

3 August 2023 – Basel Four years ago, Professor Flores-Macías gave a very interesting talk on “Populism and Elections in the Americas” followed by a dinner in Zurich. He contacted the Club in mid-July to let us know that he would again be in Switzerland and would be pleased to meet with us in two … Read more