Theatre Cedar Rapids’ fifth annual Underground New Play Festival, which starts Thursday, features a number of Cornell College connections, including a writer, director, and actors.
Raghav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli ’11 spent the summer of 2014 doing research at the Large Hadron Collider.
Julia Kamenetzky ’08 was awarded a National Science Foundation Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship to carry out research and education.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has selected Ben Miller ’86 to be a Radcliffe Institute fellow for the 2014–2015 academic year.
Susan Shillinglaw ’73, a professor at San Jose State University and scholar of John Steinbeck, was interviewed by National Public Radio Monday about the 75th anniversary of Steinbeck’s “Grapes of Wrath.”
Artist John C. Wagoner ’05 was interviewed in March by Shreveport arts and cultural website Heliopolis about his work.
Jonloomer.com by Jon Loomer ’97 was named No. 1 blog about social media by the Social Media Examiner website.
Susan Shillinglaw ’73, a professor at San Jose State University who is an expert on the writing and life of John Steinbeck, was interviewed about “Grapes of Wrath” on “The Diane Rehm Show” in January. Shillinglaw is scholar in residence at the National Steinbeck Center and author of several books about Steinbeck.
Heather Roberts ’09, interim director of Intercultural Life at Cornell College, has been cast as the Lady in Blue in the production of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf” by Ntozake Shange at Theatre Cedar Rapids. The play opens Feb. 21 and runs through March 12.