News Releases

  • Alumna speaking to students from the Indian Ocean

    Sep 4, 2015

    Chelsea Korpanty ’11, a Ph.D. student in geology at the University of Queensland, will speak to Cornell College students via a live stream in Hedges on Tuesday. Sept. 8 at 1:30 p.m.

  • Rubinstein named Dana Fellow

    Sep 1, 2015

    Helen Rubinstein has been named the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellow for 2015-16.

  • Stensland to coordinate Center for Law and Society

    Aug 25, 2015

    Abbe Stensland, a Cedar Rapids attorney who has coached the Cornell College nationally recognized mock trial team since 2009, has been named the coordinator for the college’s Center for Law and Society.

  • West directing show at Old Creamery

    Aug 18, 2015

    Cornell College Theatre professor Janeve West is directing “Waiting for the Parade” at the Old Creamery Theatre in Middle Amana, Iowa. The show runs Aug. 20 through Sept. 6.

  • New students arrive Aug. 26

    Aug 18, 2015

    More than 300 new students from 30 states and five foreign countries will arrive at Cornell College on Wednesday, Aug. 26, marking the start of the college’s 162nd academic year.

  • Penn-Goetsch participating in European art seminar

    Jul 2, 2015

    Cornell College art history professor Christina Penn-Goestch is one of 23 professors selected to take part in a weeklong seminar, “The Art of Storytelling in French Painting and Sculpture 1600–1850”, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges.

  • Cornell Summer Research Institute begins

    Jun 25, 2015

    The inaugural Cornell Summer Research Institute started in May, with dozens of students on campus performing research in disciplines across the liberal arts.

  • Students at small private colleges have better experience

    Jun 19, 2015

    A new report from the Council of Independent Colleges says that students at small private colleges enjoy better learning outcomes, more support, and a more rigorous education than students at large, public colleges and universities.

  • Cornell College Viewbook receives CASE award

    Jun 9, 2015

    Cornell College’s admission viewbook, the college’s signature recruiting publication, has received a bronze award in the international 2015 Circle of Excellence Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

  • Dimensions 2014-15 highlights

    May 27, 2015

    2014-15 was a great year for Dimensions: The Center for the Science and Culture of Healthcare.

  • Three earn Gilman scholarships

    May 14, 2015

    Three Cornell College students have earned Gilman Scholarships that allowed them to spend a semester studying off campus.

  • 3 professors going to Jordan seminar

    May 5, 2015

    Three Cornell College faculty members are going to participate in a 10-day Associated Colleges of the Midwest seminar in Jordan.

  • #CornellWorks 2015

    May 5, 2015

    Cornell College students from graduating seniors to rising sophomores are headed out into the world this spring. Here’s a look at what some of them are up to.

  • Junior receives CLS scholarship to study in Turkey

    Apr 23, 2015

    Cornell College junior Muriel Grubb will spend the summer studying Turkish in Ankara, Turkey, as part of the highly competitive Critical Language Scholarship Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

  • Mock Success

    Apr 14, 2015

    A Cornell College mock trial went to the national championship tournament for the fourth consecutive year.