Tour guides pose in front of the Welcome Center.

7 Things Only Cornell Tour Guides Can Tell You

Tour groups — we’ve all seen them: clusters of high school students and parents roaming across campus, listening intently to a person at the front who’s walking backwards and smoothly rattling off stories and facts about every aspect of life at Cornell. But there is a lot more to being a tour guide than meets the eye. Here are a few things you might not have known.

Alum and his wife created a company and device that helps woman breastfeed.

Alum Founded Company With Wife to Address Breastfeeding Problems

After enduring pregnancy and childbirth, many new mothers experience an additional challenge –– breastfeeding. Hoping to make it easier for mothers to feed their babies, Cornell alum Max Spivak ’07, MBA ’14, MILR ’15 and his wife Kate Spivak co-founded Laally and created their own device in 2017 to provide a solution.