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Underground Play festival features Cornell connections

Theatre Cedar Rapids’ fifth annual Underground New Play Festival, which starts Thursday, features a number of Cornell College connections, including a writer, director, and actors.

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First-year Seminar courses provide intro to the liberal arts

First-year Seminars provide intro to the liberal arts

First-year Seminars provide new students with a firm educational foundation while they study topics ranging from Ethics and Climate Change, to Markets and Social Networks, to Intro to Film Studies.

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High school students welcome to Audition 101

High school students who plan to audition for college music or theatre scholarships will learn valuable tips at Audition 101: A Crash Course in Preparing for Your College Performing Arts Scholarship Audition on Sunday, Oct. 12, at Cornell College.

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Doris Kearns Goodwin, the 2014 Delt Lecture speaker. Photo by Jacob Luplow ’16

Doris Kearns Goodwin on U.S. Presidents

Author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke about the eight traits that made Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt so successful as presidents at the 2014 Delta Phi Rho Lecture at Cornell College on Sept. 18.

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Gary Nesteby (right) with Cornell College students.

Panel on business leadership Sept. 16

The Berry Center for Economics, Business and Public Policy will host a panel on business leadership featuring four local business leaders on at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16. in Hedges Conference Room in the Thomas Commons. The event is free and open to the public.

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Goodwin giving Delt Lecture Sept. 18

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin will share her insights into the leadership qualities of exceptional U.S. presidents when she gives the 2014 Delta Phi Rho Lecture at Cornell College at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, in King Chapel on Cornell College’s campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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2 honored with named professorships

Two Cornell College professors have been named to endowed professorships. Todd Knoop was named the David Joyce Professor of economics and business, and Phil Lucas the Edgar Truman Brackett Jr. professor of history.

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A show featuring current and emeriti art faculty opens Sept. 7.

Art show features current, emeriti faculty

A show featuring Cornell Studio Art & Emeriti faculty will be exhibited at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery at Cornell College from Sunday, Sept. 7 through Oct. 19.

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Kiflemariam named Ralph Bunche Summer Scholar

Ariam Kiflemariam, who is double-majoring in politics and ethnic studies, is one of 12 students who participated in the prestigious Ralph Bunche Summer Institute at Duke University this summer.

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2014-15 Fine Arts Calendar

Cornell’s fine arts events for 2014-2015 include a performance by Quink, a collaboration between the Cornell Theatre Department and NYC’s Puppet Kitchen , a Cornell Studio & Emeriti Art Faculty Exhibition, and the annual holiday choral concert.

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  • 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.

  • Carol Enns Teaching
    • Enns co-edits psychology textbook

      Carol Zerbe Enns, professor of psychology at Cornell College, is lead editor of “Psychological Practice With Women: Guidelines, Diversity, Empowerment,” released this week by the American Psychological Association Press.

    Shannon Reed Portrait
    • Reed took part in HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute

      Shannon Reed, associate professor of English and creative writing at Cornell College, took part in the HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute, held July 6 – July 19 at Bryn Mawr College, Bryn in Mawr, Pennsylvania.

  • 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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