Academics

  • Amazing new alumni

    Jun 25, 2015

    Cornell College alumni do amazing things. Here are the stories of a dozen members of the Class of 2015 to illustrate what our graduates do with their degrees.

  • Cornell Summer Research Institute begins

    Jun 25, 2015

    The inaugural Cornell Summer Research Institute started in May, with dozens of students on campus performing research in disciplines across the liberal arts.

  • 2014-15 academic awards

    Apr 29, 2015

    Cornell College honored students with departmental and college-wide academic awards on Thursday, April 23.

  • Student Symposium April 25

    Apr 8, 2015

    Students will present their independent research at Cornell College’s 19th annual Student Symposium on April 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Thomas Commons.

  • 5 senior art shows open April 12

    Apr 7, 2015

    Five Cornell College seniors will present their senior thesis art exhibits starting April 12.

  • 21 elected to Phi Beta Kappa

    Mar 26, 2015

    Nineteen Cornell College seniors and two Cornell College juniors were elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and most respected academic honor society.

  • Eight courses heading off campus

    Feb 4, 2015

    Dozens of students in eight different courses will spend Block 6 off campus, going as far afield as the Bahamas, Belize, Rome, and New Zealand.

  • Best-selling author speaking Jan. 28

    Jan 13, 2015

    Sam Kean, a best-selling science author, will speak about neuroscience and his latest book, “The Dueling Neurosurgeons,” at 11:15 a.m. on Jan. 28 at Cornell College.

  • Expert puppeteers coming to campus

    Dec 22, 2014

    Three nationally recognized puppeteers from the Puppet Kitchen in New York City will be in residency at Cornell College this spring. They will teach courses, work with students, and direct a play based on Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky’s 1874 “Pictures at an Exhibition.”

  • Fellowship leads to publication, opportunities after graduation

    Dec 19, 2014

    David Yamaguchi co-authored a paper published in the journal Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences after a summer Cornell Fellowship at the University of Iowa’s department of biochemistry.

  • Professor’s book out Jan. 1

    Dec 17, 2014

    Kirilka Stavreva, professor of English and creative writing at Cornell College, has a book, “Words Like Daggers: Violent Female Speech in Early Modern England” that will be available Jan. 1 from the University of Nebraska Press.

  • Cornell College joins UI Law 3+3 program

    Dec 3, 2014

    Cornell College and the University of Iowa College of Law have entered an agreement that will allow qualified Cornell College students to earn their bachelor’s degree and law degree in a total of six years.

  • Cornell College launching 2 new programs

    Nov 12, 2014

    Cornell College will add two new programs, business and engineering sciences, starting in the 2015-16 academic year.

  • Byers wins Jack Kent Cooke scholarship for graduate school

    Aug 15, 2014

    J.R. Byers ’14 was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Continuing Scholar Graduate Award to pursue a master’s degree in Russia.

  • McAuliffe chosen as Dana Fellow

    Aug 1, 2014

    Shena McAuliffe has accepted the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellowship with Cornell College’s Center for the Literary Arts.