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Myths, Witches, Bears and a High Alpine Landscape

Sunday, 1 September 2024 Every year in September, the Cornell Club of Switzerland comes together to explore and hike a different part of Switzerland where we enjoy its natural beauty. The character of this year’s hike is different from previous years. It will take us to Reichenbach im Kandertal and from there, we take the … Read more

Escape With Us This Summer

Saturday, 13 July to Sunday, 14 July 2024 The Cornell Club of Switzerland and the Grand Hotel Kronenhof have done it again for the 10th time! A wonderful collaboration over the years to offer our alumni and friends a chance to experience a weekend in luxury at the exquisite Grand Dame of the Engadin. A … Read more

Cornell Club of Switzerland Shines at 2024 Reunion in Ithaca

The Cornell Club of Switzerland was well represented at the 6-9 June 2024 Cornell Reunion extravaganza in Ithaca, with Herb and Jeanine Riband (Cornell A&S ‘84 and CALS ’84) and Juerg and Sonja Hari (Cornell MBA ’94) enjoying the festivities and running into each other on the top of Libe Slope.  Reunion 2024 Highlights The … Read more

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

On the Trail of the Last Abbess and Tour of St. Fridolin’s Cathedral

Saturday, 8 June 2024 – Bad Säckingen (Germany) The Cornell Club of Switzerland will spend the day in “The Trumpeter’s City” with author Sandhya Hasswani. She will take us on a historical tour of the High Rhein in the 18th century through the story of Mari-Anna Franziska von Hornstein, the last abbess in Bad Säckingen. … Read more

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

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

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

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