Cornell College will add two new programs, business and engineering sciences, starting in the 2015-16 academic year.
J.R. Byers ’14 was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Continuing Scholar Graduate Award to pursue a master’s degree in Russia.
Shena McAuliffe has accepted the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellowship with Cornell College’s Center for the Literary Arts.
The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has given Cornell College a $200,000 grant toward the purchase of a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer, an advanced piece of scientific equipment that will allow students perform more in-depth, hands-on research.
Cornell College has received a $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a summer research institute and to expand its digital liberal arts efforts.
Two groups of Cornell College students were accepted into the the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Student Accelerator program for the summer.
Cornell junior Rose Reed-Maxfield won the prestigious Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting.
Johanna Schuster-Craig, assistant professor of German, has accepted a Fulbright/DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Summer Fellowship for participation in the Summer Academy in Leipzig for American Faculty in German this June.
Ellen Hoobler, assistant professor of art history, was named one of the 40 professors under 40 by the college financial literacy website NerdScholar.