Kirilka Stavreva, Professor of English and creative writing at Cornell College, has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar.
This summer Cornell College will offer its first online-only courses: Foundation of Literacy and Literacy in the Content Areas—Elementary, taught by Professor of education Kerry Bostwick, and History of American Education taught by Assistant Professor of education Kate Kauper.
Twelve Cornell College seniors were elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and most respected academic honor society.
Junior Thomas Cooke has landed a spot in the extremely-competitive Heritage Foundation summer internship program in Washington D.C.
Léonie De Jonge and Jennifer Knox, two Cornell College seniors, have been accepted to graduate programs in international relations at Cambridge and Oxford universities, respectively.
Michelle Ngirbabul, a sophomore planning to to major in International Relations and Public Health, will take part in the Rangel Summer Enrichment Program at Howard University this summer.
Marty Condon, professor of biology at Cornell College, has studied flies in the tropics for years. In a paper published in Science this week, she reports evidence that there is more to a fly’s ecological niche than where it lives and what it eats—you have to look at what eats the fly, as well.
Cornell College has received a $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to help ensure first-generation college students succeed. The money will be used to create a professional orientation and development program for first-generation college students.
Students involved with The Black Awareness Cultural Organization/Umoja Living and Learning Community have organized the second annual Black Iowa Youth Conference, which runs March 7 through 9 at Cornell College.