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Student killed in car accident

One member of the Cornell community was fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident on Monday. Connor Robinson, a first-year student from Illinois, was killed in a crash on Highway 30 near Clinton, Iowa, shortly after noon on Monday.


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Cornell College creates $20,000 Promise Grant for Iowans

Cornell College will offer a new grant program for all qualified Iowa high school students beginning in Fall 2015, with a minimum of $20,000 available per student. The Promise Grant for Iowans is renewable for four years, bringing the total value to $80,000.


Professor Hans Hassell works with students during Campaigns & Elections

Politics course studies elections in real time

In Campaigns & Elections, students become completely immersed in the democratic process at the peak of election cycle.


Cornell College's production of "Almost, Maine" opens Nov. 7. Photo by Hailey Severance.

Almost, Maine starting Nov. 7

The Theatre Department at Cornell College is presenting “Almost, Maine,” a romantic comedy written by John Cariani starting Nov. 7 in Kimmel Theatre.


Ariam Kiflemariam

Kiflemariam studies and advocates for voting rights

Ariam Kiflemariam has found outlets for her interest in voting rights through internships, class projects, and a prestigious summer research opportunity at Duke University.


Rock the Vote at Cornell College on Oct. 16

The Cornell College Republicans and the Cornell College Democrats are hosting a Rock the Vote event on campus from 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16.


Cornell College hosting Homecoming Oct. 17-19

Cornell College is holding its 101st anniversary Homecoming, combined for the first time with its annual Family Weekend, Oct. 17-19 on campus.


3D rendering of an object from Tomb 118

Research project brings ancient site to life with 3D imaging

Aided by the latest tools in 3D visualization, Cornell art history professor Ellen Hoobler and two students are providing a fresh look into ancient tombs and the objects removed from them long ago.


Inaugural Hilltop Harvest Festival Oct. 11

Bon Appétit, the dining services provider at Cornell College, is hosting the inaugural Hilltop Harvest Festival on Oct. 11.


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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    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.

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    • Barnes-Brus’ research featured on Radcliffe site

      Research by Tori Barnes-Brus ’97, associate professor of sociology, on the advertising used by the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company was featured by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study earlier this month.

  • 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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