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.
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.”
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.
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 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 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.