Academics

  • Theatre Department hosting 5 guest artists

    Jan 29, 2016

    Cornell College’s Theatre Department is hosting three guest artists who are teaching courses during Blocks 5 and 6, as well as two members of a New York acting troupe in residence for a week during Block 7.

  • Cornell professor wins Fulbright Award

    Jan 21, 2016

    Cornell College English Professor Kirilka Stavreva is one of only 15 U.S. professors who have been awarded a Fulbright Global Flex Award, which will allow her to conduct research in Italy and England. This is the first year this Fulbright is being awarded.

  • Mardi Gras kickoff concert is Jan. 23

    Jan 19, 2016

    Cornell College’s Caribbean music groups will heat up a cold winter night with a Mardi Gras pre-tour concert in King Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23. Admission is open free to the public.

  • Students teach about bat conservation

    Dec 17, 2015

    Four Cornell College students visited a class at Washington Elementary School in Mount Vernon, Iowa, to share information about bat conservation in Iowa.

  • Hoang wins poster award

    Dec 16, 2015

    Cornell College senior Nguyet Minh “Julie” Hoang won the Best Poster Award held as part of the Oak Ridge Science Semester.

  • Donnellan earns Gilman scholarship

    Nov 30, 2015

    Cornell College junior Miranda Donnellan has earned the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State, and will spend the spring 2016 semester studying in South Korea.

  • State renews approval of Cornell College teacher education program

    Nov 24, 2015

    The Iowa State Board of Education has renewed its approval of the Cornell College Education Department’s teacher education program.

  • Museum Studies course in Chicago

    Nov 18, 2015

    Students in the Block 3 art history course on museum studies visited cultural sites throughout Chicago to learn about the role of museums in society.

  • Cornell College awarded $1 million grant to support research

    Sep 16, 2015

    The National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology awarded Cornell College a $1 million grant to support research led by biology professor Marty Condon.

  • Cornell College making test scores optional for admission

    Sep 14, 2015

    Cornell College has started a three-year pilot program that makes submitting standardized test scores optional for admission, a move that administrators say will broaden the reach of the college and attract more students.

  • Alumna speaking to students from the Indian Ocean

    Sep 4, 2015

    Chelsea Korpanty ’11, a Ph.D. student in geology at the University of Queensland, will speak to Cornell College students via a live stream in Hedges on Tuesday. Sept. 8 at 1:30 p.m.

  • 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.