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Guided Tour – Lindt Home of Chocolate

Saturday, 4 May 2024 – Kilchberg (Zurich) An interactive journey of discovery in the chocolate museum. Join us on an exciting tour through the world of chocolate! The Cornell Club of Switzerland has organized an exclusive group tour of Lindt Chocolate Museum in Kilchberg, located on the shores of the lake of Zurich. On this … Read more

Cornell Club of Germany – Invitation Cornell Weekend 2024 in Freiburg 10-12 May 2024

Dear Cornell Alums and Friends, It is my great pleasure to officially invite you to this year’s Cornell Club of Germany Weekend from Friday 10 May until Sunday 12 May 2024 in Freiburg. Next to our annual meeting of the Cornell Club of Germany, we have put together an interesting program including the usual guided … 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

Unveiling the Impact of One Health: Inside Swiss Tropical and Public Health

The Cornell Club of Switzerland will visit the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) on Saturday, 9 March 2024. Join us on this special occasion to learn about its history and work. We are delighted to provide you with additional details about this exceptional tour. About Lisa Lisa Crump (Cornell B.S., 1982 CALS … Read more

A Swiss Student’s Cornell Tale of Dual Degrees and Financial Ingenuity

Embark with us on a compelling Cornell journey with Gjini Spanca from Lucerne, who has been navigating a dual career degree MPA/MBA at Cornell since 2021. We talked with him on 30 January 2024 about his motivation, the tough application process, networking, and financial challenges, showcasing a Cornell experience shaped by resilience and success. Our … Read more

Explore Cosmic Mysteries through Particle Physics at CERN

Step into the forefront of particle physics at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, where the secrets of the universe are deciphered through cutting-edge experiments. Nestled on the border between France and Switzerland, CERN hosts the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, the renowned Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Here, an international cadre of … 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

Building Bridges: Cornell Club of Switzerland Connects with Erin Kelly, Director of International Alumni Relations

The Cornell Club of Switzerland welcomed Erin Kelly, the new Director of International Alumni Relations for Alumni Affairs and Development (AAD) at Cornell University. This past September, Erin stopped in Zurich, Switzerland during her “European Tour” where she visited various countries and met with Cornell club leaders and alumni. Erin took over her new role this … 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