Cornellians in the News

  • Christiansen remembered as prairie pioneer

    Apr 12, 2016

    Iowa prairie restoration pioneer Paul Christiansen, who taught biology at Cornell College from 1967-1996, is remembered in an article by Rich Patterson.

  • Steven Anderson ’75 is Trade Association CEO of Year

    Feb 24, 2016

    National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steven C. Anderson ’75 has been selected as the 2016 Trade Association CEO of the Year.

  • Woolf scholar Hankins to lecture at Duke University

    Feb 24, 2016

    Leslie Kathleen Hankins, Cornell College professor of English and creative writing and past president of the International Virginia Woolf Society, will speak at Duke University about the various writing surfaces used by Woolf throughout her life.

  • Cornell elects 3 trustees

    Feb 19, 2016

    The Cornell College Board of Trustees has elected three new members, effective immediately. Joining the board are Albert “Bert” Cornelison, Peter Morris, and Scott Simmer ’73.

  • TCR play festival features numerous Cornellians

    Jan 19, 2016

    Cornell College alumni, faculty, staff, and a student will be represented during Theatre Cedar Rapids’ sixth annual Underground New Play Festival, which runs Jan. 22 through Feb. 7.

  • Alumna pursuing history career in collections

    Jan 19, 2016

    Stephanie Lampkin ’08, collections manager for the Chemical Heritage Foundation, is mentioned in an article about the foundation’s acquisition of the SPEX Fluorolog Spectrometer, the instrument that led to the use of resonance light scattering to explore the world of supramolecular chemistry.

  • Clint Parry ’09 named a Legoland master builder

    Jan 12, 2016

    Clint Parry ’09 was named the master model builder for Legoland Discovery Center Michigan after winning a LEGO Brick-building competition and job interview on Jan. 10.

  • Alumna founds boutique focused on LGBT community

    Jan 7, 2016

    In August 2014 Jeanna Kadlec ’10 was sitting on her porch with a friend when she shared an idea—starting a lingerie boutique to serve the LGBT community.

  • Ash is Montana State’s winningest coach

    Nov 14, 2012

    Rob Ash ’73, head football coach at Montana State University, set a record for most coaching wins at the school with his team’s victory over Portland State University on Nov. 10.

  • Alumnus was Obama campaign CTO

    Nov 14, 2012

    Harper Reed ’01 is getting media attention for his work as chief technology officer of President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign.

  • Trebil, Hudson among Forty Under 40 honorees

    Sep 13, 2012

    Two Cornellians were chosen by the Corridor Business Journal as Forty Under 40 award winners: Director of Civic Engagement Kara Trebil, and past Alumni Board member and Cedar Rapids attorney Mark Hudson ’99. They will be profiled in the Journal on Oct. 22.

  • Alumnus’ company wins major grant

    Jun 25, 2012

    Welvie LLC,  a surgical benefits company where Cornell trustee Ted Meads ’67 is senior vice president for sales and partial owner, won a $6.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Alumnus wins Pulitzer Prize

    Apr 18, 2012

    John Sullivan ’93, a reporter formerly at the Philadelphia Inquirer who now teaches at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, was on a team that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service reporting.

  • Alumnus named scientist of the year

    Feb 20, 2012

    Tahllee Baynard ’97 was named 2012 Scientist of the Year by Black Engineer magazine. The award was presented in February and is part of the Black Engineer of the Year Awards, which honors engineers, research scientists and students. Baynard is vice president for program management of space systems at Lockheed Martin.

  • Alumnus’ show gets positive coverage in The New York Times

    Feb 16, 2012

    The New York Times had kind words for a play co-written and co-starred in by Joseph Curnutte ’04. The review of “Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War” praises the play’s writing and calls Curnutte excellent in his role as radio host and voice actor.