Cornell College’s Music Department will present two concerts in December: A choral holiday concert on Dec. 7 and a jazz ensemble concert on Dec. 10.
Lee Epstein, a professor at the University of Southern California School of Law will give a public talk at Cornell College about the past, present, and future of the Supreme Court at 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 5 in the Hedges Conference Room in the Thomas Commons as part of the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar series.
In this issue: Cornell College’s strategic plan, Cornell College-style road trips, a new Orange Carpet, King Chapel gets a lift.
Emily Walsh’s igneous petrology course traveled to Denver at the beginning of Block 3 for the 125th Geological Society of America annual conference. The 10-student class networked with graduate school representatives and professionals in the field during presentations and career lunches.
Cornell’s volleyball team finished an impressive season with their second consecutive Midwest Conference title and third straight NCAA tournament appearance.
Administrative offices will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and reopen on Monday, Dec. 2. Other closings and changes to hours are in the article.
The Cornell College Department of Theatre is hosting a staged reading of Tim Slover’s “Virtue” on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. on the Cornell College campus in the Plumb-Fleming Studio Theatre. Admission is free and open to the public. The audience is invited to remain in the theatre for a talk with the cast, playwright and director following the reading. This event is intended for mature audiences.
The Cornell College Office of Off-Campus Study has announced the winners of its fourth off-campus study photo contest. Photos submitted were taken at places ranging from Guatemala to Turkey and from Belize to Italy.
Cornell College will raise tuition 2.38 percent for the 2014-15 academic year, the smallest increase in more than a decade. Tuition will increase from $36,205 to $37,275, room and board will remain at $8,500, and the student activity fee will remain at $225, bringing the total cost to $46,000.
Jarod Armenta ’15 has been awarded a research grant from the Beta Beta Beta Research Foundation and will present his findings at a future TriBeta convention.
Seniors Léonie de Jonge and Amanda Engel were among very few undergraduates who presented at the Midwest Writing Center Association Conference in October. Their presentation looked at Cornell’s use of the writing center to provide help with foreign language writing assignments.