Alumni

  • Author, alumna recalls writing experience at Cornell College

    Apr 8, 2015

    When author Elizabeth Evans ’74 comes back to campus to talk with students on April 14, she’ll be visiting more than her alma mater, she’ll be visiting the place that helped her realize she could be a professional writer.

  • Alumnus wins award for emerging theatre professionals

    Mar 24, 2015

    Tyler Jacobson ’09 won the United States Institute for Theatre Technology’s Stage Management award.

  • Alumna wins music award

    Dec 29, 2014

    Kelly Montijo Fink ’92 won a Native American Music Award for Best Compilation Album at the 15th Annual Native American Music Awards.

  • Alumna on Emmy award-winning team

    Dec 18, 2014

    Mira Hoffman ’08 was an assistant production coordinator on the Emmy-wining series “The Amazing Race.”

  • Alumnus recognized for cancer research contributions

    Dec 15, 2014

    James Ingle ’66, an internationally recognized breast cancer expert, received the 2014 William L. McGuire Memorial Lecture Award at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

  • Underground Play festival features Cornell connections

    Sep 29, 2014

    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.

  • Elayavalli researches at Large Hadron Collider

    Aug 18, 2014

    Raghav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli ’11 spent the summer of 2014 doing research at the Large Hadron Collider.

  • Kamenetzky earns prestigious fellowship

    Aug 18, 2014

    Julia Kamenetzky ’08 was awarded a National Science Foundation Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship to carry out research and education.

  • Ben Miller ’86 selected as 2014–2015 Radcliffe Institute Fellow

    May 26, 2014

    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.

  • Shillinglaw featured on NPR and Washington Post

    Apr 16, 2014

    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.”

  • Alumnus interviewed about his art

    Apr 1, 2014

    Artist John C. Wagoner ’05 was interviewed in March by Shreveport arts and cultural website Heliopolis about his work.

  • Loomer recognized for social media blog

    Feb 19, 2014

    Jonloomer.com by Jon Loomer ’97 was named No. 1 blog about social media by the Social Media Examiner website.

  • Shillinglaw talks about John Steinbeck on NPR

    Feb 14, 2014

    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.

  • Roberts in TCR production

    Feb 7, 2014

    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.

  • Reed one to watch in 2014

    Jan 22, 2014

    Harper Reed ’01 is someone to watch in 2014, according to the Chicago Tribune.