Learn & travel with Cornell alumni, faculty this summer

Faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences will be leading many courses on campus, as well as teaching during educational vacations far from campus as part of Cornell Adult University this summer and fall. Alumni can also take part in special trips curated especially for them through Cornell Alumni Travel.

From cruising the Nile to discovering the universe, faculty in the College will be sharing their research and expertise through Cornell Adult University programs.

    Educational vacations involving A&S faculty include:

    • Switzerland: Einstein, Art & a Visit to CERN, with Jim Alexander,  professor in the Department of Physics and director of the Laboratory for Elementary-Particle Physics, Aug. 27-Sept. 3, 2022
    • New Paltz, N.Y.: The 2022 Election, with Alexandra Cirone, assistant professor in the Department of Government and faculty fellow at Cornell’s Institute of Politics and Global Affairs; Steve Israel, professor of practice in the Department of Government and director of Cornell’s Institute of Politics and Global Affairs; and Sarah Kreps, the John L. Wetherill Professor in the Department of Government and director of the Cornell Tech Policy Lab, Oct. 28-30, 2022
    • Egypt: A Cruise up the Nile , with Deborah Starr, professor of modern Arabic and Hebrew literature and film in the Department of Near Eastern Studies and director of the Jewish Studies Program, Dec. 31, 2022-Jan. 13, 2023

    Visit the Cornell Adult University Education Vacations website for details on all of these opportunities.

    Cornell Alumni Travel offers various trips across the U.S. and around the world. These adventures do not include guidance from a Cornell faculty member, but they may include Cornell staff from the Alumni Affairs & Development office and they are led by expert tour directors from travel partners. Destinations range from New Orleans to Toronto to Tanzania to the Galapagos Islands. Visit the Alumni Travel page for a complete calendar and information about signing up.

    Weeklong classes are returning in person this summer on campus, from July 10-23. Participants can stay in Toni Morrison Hall, a new residence hall on North Campus with its own dining hall. Registration for those classes is now closed.

    Courses being taught by A&S faculty from July 10-16 include:

    July 17-23 course offerings taught by A&S faculty include:

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