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Sites related to Cornell University, established April 20, 1865 as the land grant university of the State of New York and endowed by Ezra Cornell. An international center of research and scholarship, the University boasts several Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, and other noteworthy scholars in the faculty of its 4 statutory (state-supported) and 13 endowed (private) units. Cornell's main campus occupies over 700 acres on East Hill, overlooking downtown Ithaca (Tompkins County); the Weill Medical College is located in Manhattan and the University maintains research centers at Geneva and elsewhere in New York. Prominent campus features include McGraw Tower, home of the Cornell Chimes; Willard Straight Hall, one of the oldest student unions in the U.S.; and the Cornell Plantations, an extensive network of gardens and arboreta. Enrollment is approximately 18,000, including 13,000 undergraduates. The Big Red competes in NCAA Division I in the Ivy League and the East Coast Athletic Conference.
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Founded in 1865, Cornell is a leading private institution of higher learning located in Ithaca, New York. As the land grant university of New York, it includes four statutory units affiliated with the State University of New York.
An insiders guide to what's what at Cornell, a virtual site map for the University.
Live View of Cornell University
Streaming webcam atop Barnes Hall, overlooking Willard Straight Hall, Ho Plaza, Libe Slope, and West Campus, with links to other live views.
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