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.
Cornell College Middle Eastern history scholar Aaron Hagler will discuss “Crusaded: What the Crusades Mean to Muslims” at Coe College on Wednesday, Oct. 23, beginning at 7 p.m. at Kesler Lecture Hall in Hickok Hall. The lecture is open to the public at no charge.
Cornell College is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Homecoming Oct. 4-6. Events include an all-alumni dinner, the annual alumni convocation, a football game versus Beloit, and reunion events.
Clint Twedt-Ball presented “Hope and Hopelessness when things fall apart” about the 2008 flooding in Cedar Rapids for the One Book opening convocation.
Take two trumpets, one French horn, a trombone, and a tuba — put them in the hands of virtuoso performers — add some lighthearted demonstrations — and you have the Saint Louis Brass Quintet. Come see, hear, and enjoy the Saint Louis Brass Quintet for the first Music Monday of the year at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 14, in King Chapel.
The Cornell College Chaplain and Spiritual Life Office, along with several student organizations, is sponsoring a teach-in and healing peace vigil on Syria on Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Allee Chapel.
The 2013-14 Cornell College Chautauqua Program is now open for registration. The program is open to anyone seeking enrichment through lectures, films, music, and other means of enlightenment. This year’s courses cover how to access information, how to examine fine art photography, the Civil War, and the effect of corporations and business on democracy.
Cornell College will host its first Spirit Day on Sept. 7. The game is the Cornell Rams’ 2013 home opener, and they face-off against the Lawrence University Vikings in the newly renovated Ash Park stadium.
More than 300 students will work at 21 sites around the region as part of Cornell College’s 19th annual Service Day— part of the college’s New Student Orientation program.
Cornell College will host a community open house at the newly-renovated Garner President’s House starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6.