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.
Thanks in part to a $20,000 Boren Scholarship, Erinn Voas is spending her junior year studying Arabic at the University of Jordan.
Politics professor Hans Hassell has written an article about Rep. John Boehner, speaker of the House, and his popularity among fellow members of the House Republican Caucus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Abby Schultz ’11, a former Cornell Fellow at the Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colo., was recently published as a contributor to the scholarly article, “Radiographic parameters improve lower extremity prosthetic alignment,” in the peer reviewed Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics.