Twelve Cornell College students have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and most respected academic honor society. The students will be inducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, in Cole Library during Commencement weekend.
When Jenah Vandersall ’16 and Tyler Riggs ’16 got engaged, they decided to forego a traditional wedding registry. Instead, they’re asking family and friends to help them fund a water project in Africa.
Cornell College alumnus Matthew Anderson ’85 led a team of researchers at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center that gained new insight into impaired sociability in some forms of autism spectrum disorder.
When the Sonnenschein Collection of Master Drawings goes on exhibit on March 26, the viewing experience will go deeper and farther than any previous Cornell College art exhibit.
New music, folk music, Radiohead: The string quintet Sybarite5 will play it all at their Music Mondays concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 10, in Cornell College’s King Chapel.
Cornell College Professor John Gruber-Miller will discuss comic traditions as the 2017 Murray Lecturer at his alma mater, Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Professor of History Catherine Stewart will give a talk on her book, “Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers’ Project,” at the Newberry Library in Chicago at 6 p.m. on March 15. The event is open and free to the public.
Every year, two distinguished writers come to Cornell College to teach block-long advanced creative writing courses in topics not typically included in the standing curriculum. The Cornell College Center for the Literary Arts is excited to announce the Distinguished Visiting Writers for 2017-2018: essayist Kisha Schlegel and documentary filmmaker Richard Wiebe.
Geology Professor and Environmental Studies director Rhawn Denniston has been awarded a $26,550 grant to conduct research on El Niño activity from millions of years ago.
Cornell College Professor of Politics Hans Hassell worked with a Republican Party organization in Minnesota to see if it increased electoral participation, and found absentee vote-by-mail efforts have little impact.