News Archives

  • McQueen named Dana Emerging Writer Fellow

    Apr 24, 2017

    LaTanya McQueen has been named the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellow for 2017-19.

  • Hall-Perrine gives $3.6 million for Cornell science project

    Apr 21, 2017

    The Hall-Perrine Foundation will continue its history of support for Cornell College with a $3.6 million grant for the college’s science facilities project. The challenge grant has already been matched by college trustees and other leadership donors of the college.

  • Discovery made at science construction site

    Apr 20, 2017

    Construction crews at Cornell College recently unearthed a surprising discovery at the site of the future Russell Science Center. About 10 feet underground were the remains of a limestone and mortared brick structure.

  • Anderson Science Lecture looks at glass technology

    Apr 19, 2017

    Michael Tylinski, Cornell College’s 2017 Anderson Natural Science Lecturer, will speak on “From skateboarding on a tablet to brighter cell phone displays: Recent advances from the world of glass” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in the Hall-Perrine Room of the Thomas Commons.

  • Translation event celebrates diversity

    Apr 18, 2017

    For one hour on Cornell College’s Orange Carpet, everyone is invited to help translate a short poem by William Carlos Williams into as many languages as possible.

  • Senior art exhibitions open April 30

    Apr 18, 2017

    After working in their personal art studios in McWethy Hall throughout the year, Cornell College’s senior studio art majors will reveal their work with art openings Sunday, April 30, from 2-4 p.m. in Peter Paul Luce Gallery and in the Thomas Commons.

  • 1947 national championship recalled

    Apr 17, 2017

    The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Sun started a year-long feature, Home Town Teams: Stories from the Sun archives, with what it called “one of the most famous – Cornell College’s 1947 wrestling team.”

  • 21st Student Symposium is April 22

    Apr 14, 2017

    The full range of Cornell College student interests and inquiry will be showcased on Saturday, April 22, as 76 students present at the Cornell College Student Symposium. Of 59 total presentations, 51 will feature upperclass students presenting the culmination of their research with Cornell faculty.

  • Inaugural dance concert, ‘Triggered,’ runs May 5-6

    Apr 14, 2017

    The Cornell College Department of Theatre and Dance is preparing for their inaugural dance concert, “Triggered,” premiering May 5 at Kimmel Theatre on the Cornell College campus. Directed by Dance Artist in Residence Alvon Reed, the concert will showcase student dancers, choreographers, lighting designers, costume designers, and a student hair and makeup designer, as well […]

  • Ngirbabul ’16 lands Fulbright in India

    Apr 12, 2017

    Recent Cornell graduate Michelle Ngirbabul ’16 has been awarded a Fulbright research grant in India, an assignment shaped by interests she developed at Cornell and in her individualized major in global health studies.

  • Xu ’13 receives national podiatric student award

    Apr 12, 2017

    Dixon Xu ’13 was one of just nine graduating podiatric medical students awarded the 2017 Michael L. Stone Outstanding Professional Conduct Award during the recent American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons scientific meeting.

  • Global Zero nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    Apr 11, 2017

    Global Zero, an initiative dedicated to the elimination of all nuclear weapons worldwide, has been nominated for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. Many Cornell graduates work and intern for Global Zero, including Derek Johnson ’04, who is the executive director.

  • Strawn ’62 publishes artificial intelligence paper

    Apr 10, 2017

    George Strawn ’62 and Candace Strawn are the authors of “Masterminds of Artificial Intelligence: Marvin Minsky and Seymour Papert,” an article in the April 2017 issue of Computing Edge. The article also appeared in IT Professional.

  • Pierson selected for Peace Corps in Paraguay

    Apr 7, 2017

    The Peace Corps will reunite two Cornellians in Paraguay next fall. 

  • Cornell confusion in Wall Street Journal

    Apr 7, 2017

    Student tour guide Martin Rosenfeld ’20 was quoted and pictured in a Wall Street Journal article on confusion around similarly named colleges.