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  • Smalls continue legacy with $4 million gift to sciences

    Apr 28, 2017

    Richard and Norma Small, already the most generous philanthropists in Cornell College history, have extended their legacy with a lead gift of $4 million for the college’s science facilities project.

  • Translation event celebrates diversity

    Apr 18, 2017

    For one hour on Cornell College’s Orange Carpet, everyone is invited to help translate a short poem by William Carlos Williams into as many languages as possible.

  • Ngirbabul ’16 lands Fulbright in India

    Apr 12, 2017

    Recent Cornell graduate Michelle Ngirbabul ’16 has been awarded a Fulbright research grant in India, an assignment shaped by interests she developed at Cornell and in her individualized major in global health studies.

  • Xu ’13 receives national podiatric student award

    Apr 12, 2017

    Dixon Xu ’13 was one of just nine graduating podiatric medical students awarded the 2017 Michael L. Stone Outstanding Professional Conduct Award during the recent American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons scientific meeting.

  • Global Zero nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    Apr 11, 2017

    Global Zero, an initiative dedicated to the elimination of all nuclear weapons worldwide, has been nominated for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. Many Cornell graduates work and intern for Global Zero, including Derek Johnson ’04, who is the executive director.

  • Strawn ’62 publishes artificial intelligence paper

    Apr 10, 2017

    George Strawn ’62 and Candace Strawn are the authors of “Masterminds of Artificial Intelligence: Marvin Minsky and Seymour Papert,” an article in the April 2017 issue of Computing Edge. The article also appeared in IT Professional.

  • 3 Cornellians awarded Fulbrights

    Mar 29, 2017

    It’s springtime at Cornell College, when flowers and Fulbrights appear.

  • Cornell couple chooses water project over wedding registry

    Mar 24, 2017

    When Jenah Vandersall ’16 and Tyler Riggs ’16 got engaged, they decided to forego a traditional wedding registry. Instead, they’re asking family and friends to help them fund a water project in Africa.

  • Anderson ’85 led research team to autism discovery

    Mar 23, 2017

    Cornell College alumnus Matthew Anderson ’85 led a team of researchers at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center that gained new insight into impaired sociability in some forms of autism spectrum disorder.

  • Roberts publishing, performing

    Mar 22, 2017

    When asked how she ended up at Cornell, Chicago native Heather “Byrd” Roberts ’09 says that Cornell stalked her.

  • ‘GREEK,’ modern retelling of a classic, runs March 2-5

    Feb 16, 2017

    The Cornell College Department of Theatre and Dance will produce Steven Berkoff’s “GREEK,” an exciting retelling of the ancient Greek tragedy “Oedipus Rex,” March 2-5 in Kimmel Theatre on the Cornell College campus.

  • Alumnus uses geology education to explore Norton collection

    Dec 13, 2016

    Ryan Shanks ’16, who recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in geology, recently spent time exploring the building and researching what’s inside.

  • Years later, alumnus is still researching

    Nov 17, 2016

    Even though Cornell College alumnus Andrew Rasmussen ’10 graduated six years ago, he’s still working on homework of sorts.

  • Reed, Ringer join Cornell College Board of Trustees

    Nov 3, 2016

    The Cornell College Board of Trustees has announced the election of a new and a returning member to the Board, Harper Reed ’01 and Jerry Ringer ’59.

  • James Haley ’71 accepts Leadership and Service Award

    Oct 25, 2016

    Cornell College is pleased to honor Jim Haley for his 42 years of service as Class Agent, and also recognizes his commitment to his local community and to our nation.