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.
A paper Inga Jaeger ’13 wrote for an advanced critical writing course has been accepted for publication by The Dialectics: Journal of Leadership, Politics, and Society, a journal dedicated to publishing high-quality undergraduate work.
Cornell College is one of six schools partnering with the University of Iowa to give undergraduates a chance to do biomedical research.
Several Cornell College geology majors will be doing research over the summer, both on campus and off, including some who have won fellowships from National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates summer program.
Each year, Cornell College honors students from across disciplines at the Academic Awards Ceremony. This year, dozens of students were recognized for their academic performance.
Three Cornell College students have won scholarships that will allow them to study abroad and pursue advanced degrees.
Sophomore Erinn Voas received a Boren Scholarship—an extremely competitive grant from the US State Department to study in Jordan for the entire 2013-2014 academic year, junior Kyle Durgin received a Gilman Scholarship, another State Department-funded scholarship, to study this summer in Guatemala, and senior Sanjeev Khatiwada received a McElroy Fellowship.