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Rams get redesigned logo

A new academic year is bringing a new logo for the Cornell College Rams. Promotions of the new logo are planned throughout the fall at athletic events.


Byers wins Jack Kent Cooke scholarship for graduate school

J.R. Byers ’14 was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Continuing Scholar Graduate Award to pursue a master’s degree in Russia.


Three earn Gilman scholarships

Three Cornell College students have earned Gilman Scholarships that will allow them to spend a semester studying off campus.


One of the new college banners along the Ped Mall.

New students arrive on Aug. 27

Cornell College will welcome approximately 300 new students starting Aug. 27 as part of its annual New Student Orientation.


The UCDA award-winning pieces.

Cornell College wins national design awards

Cornell College has won three Awards of Excellence from the University and College Designers Association for the design of admission recruiting material.


Shena McAuliffe

McAuliffe chosen as Dana Fellow

Shena McAuliffe has accepted the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellowship with Cornell College’s Center for the Literary Arts.

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Cornell College launches redesigned website

Cornell College has launched a completely redesigned, mobile-friendly website designed to better serve the needs of prospective students.



Grant provides new science equipment

The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has given Cornell College a $200,000 grant toward the purchase of a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer, an advanced piece of scientific equipment that will allow students perform more in-depth, hands-on research.


The Rev. Catherine Quehl-Engel ’89 during a Martin Luther King Day vigil.

Chaplain’s doctoral research featured

The Institute for HeartMath, a science non-profit, featured doctoral research by Cornell College Chaplain the Rev. Catherine Quehl-Engel ’89 in a recent newsletter.


Cornell College, Mount Vernon School District upgrading baseball field

Cornell College and the Mount Vernon Community School District will split the cost to renovate the Ash Park baseball field.


  • Rose Reed-Maxfield won the  Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association conference.
    • Sociology major wins award for paper

      Cornell junior Rose Reed-Maxfield won the prestigious Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting.

    Jacob Fields ’14 is going to be part of Teach for America, working in a low-income school in Brooklyn, N.Y.
    • Fields honored for engagement

      Jacob Fields ’14 won the Student Leadership Award from the Iowa Campus Compact for his work with education and cancer research fundraising.

  • A photo by Ben Greenstein of students doing research in the Bahamas.
    More than 50 people helped Tammy Mildenstein conduct a survey of bats on Guam.
  • Raghav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli ’11 in front of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment,  one of two large general-purpose particle physics detectors built on the Large Hadron Collider.
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