Cornell University is a private Ivy League and statutory land-grant research university based in Ithaca, New York.Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, Cornell was founded with the intention to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge—from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoretical to the applied.
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The Cornell Big Red is the informal name of the sports teams, and other competitive teams, that represent Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York. The university sponsors 37 varsity sports, as well as numerous intramural and club teams. Cornell participates in NCAA Division I as part of the Ivy League.
The history of Cornell University begins when its two founders, Andrew Dickson White of Syracuse and Ezra Cornell of Ithaca, met in the New York State Senate in January 1864. However, even before Ezra Cornell and Andrew White met in the New York Senate, each had separate plans and dreams that would draw them toward their collaboration in ...
Cornell College is a private college in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Originally the Iowa Conference Seminary , the school was founded in 1853 by George Bryant Bowman.  Four years later, in 1857, the name was changed to Cornell College, in honor of iron tycoon William Wesley Cornell , a distant relative of Ezra Cornell (founder of Cornell University ...
Ezra Cornell donated his farm for the site of the Cornell University as a part of the package to bring New York's land grant college to Ithaca. With the exception of Cascadilla Hall, no buildings were on the site so the campus evolved based on the hilly terrain and the conflicting visions of its designers, starting with Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White.
The Cornell University Press is the university press of Cornell University; currently housed in Sage House, the former residence of Henry William Sage.It was first established in 1869, making it the first university publishing enterprise in the United States, but was inactive from 1884 to 1930.