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

Celebrate Thanksgiving with us in Sophisticated Style

25 November 2023, Pontresina The Cornell Club of Switzerland is celebrating its 37th Annual Thanksgiving Gala at the Grand Hotel Kronenhof in Pontresina. Thanksgiving is our grandest event of the year, and we welcome you and your family to come join us in this very special historical resort location. Brief History of Pontresina Nestled in … 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