Marty Condon, professor of biology at Cornell College, has studied flies in the tropics for years. In a paper published in Science this week, she reports evidence that there is more to a fly’s ecological niche than where it lives and what it eats—you have to look at what eats the fly, as well.
Becki Elkins, registrar and director of institutional research, has been selected for the 2014 Class of Diamond Honorees by the American College Personnel Association, College Student Educators International.
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.
Photography by Sandy Dyas, lecturer in art, is on display at the Wriston Art Galleries at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisc.
Dyas’ work, titled “my eyes are not shut,” features photography and video. The exhibit opens Jan. 17 and runs through March 16.
Hans Hassell, assistant professor of politics at Cornell College, was on the Iowa Public Radio program “River to River” on Tuesday to talk about John Boehner, the Republican Speaker of the House.
Politics professor Hans Hassell has written an article about Rep. John Boehner, speaker of the House, and his popularity among fellow members of the House Republican Caucus.
Hans Hassell, politics professor at Cornell, appeared on the KCRG-TV9 program “Ethical Perspectives on the News,” which addresses various topics that are relevant to recent news stories.
Medieval Literature students spent Block 2 in Italy studying Dante’s “Divine Comedy.” Their days were spent roaming the cathedrals that inspired Dante himself and viewing art that was inspired by Dante’s work.
Carol Enns, professor of psychology at Cornell College, won the 2013 Florence Denmark and Mary Reuder award for “outstanding international contributions to the psychology of women and gender” from the American Psychological Association.