Nine graduates of the Class of 2013 share their plans for the future and the Cornell experiences that helped them along the path.
Kirilka Stavreva, an English and creative writing professor at Cornell College, collected and edited a cluster of 11 articles—including one she wrote herself—about multidisciplinary approaches to teaching Dante for the Winter 2013 edition of the journal Pedagogy.
David Hilmers ’72, a doctor and former astronaut, will be on campus to give a talk titled “Space is not the Final Frontier.”
Hilmers will talk about his experiences in the Marines, at NASA, as well as in medicine and medical missions.
Ken Morris, director of Intercultural Life at Cornell College, will be one of the inaugural Diversity Focus Fellows. Morris, who has worked at Cornell for six years, will run a community website and blog about the African-American community in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City corridor.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Sullivan ’93 will be part of a journalistic experiment that combines teaching and mentoring graduate students in journalism and investigative reporting. The position is a joint effort by American University and the Washington Post.
One member of the Cornell community was fatally injured and another injured in a car accident Saturday night, March 23.
Madison “Addie” Hubert, a first-year student from Colorado, was killed in the accident on Highway 1 south of Mount Vernon.
Sophomore Colin Bertucci was injured in the accident and is listed in stable condition at an Iowa City hospital. Colin is not receiving visitors at this time.
Cornell College President Jonathan Brand was interviewed about what makes Cornell special, and about the college’s strategic planning process.
Cornell College’s mock trial team went 7-1 and finished first at the opening round of the National Championship Tournament held in St. Louis. The team will compete in the main tournament April 12-14 in Washington, D.C.
Christopher Essex, a professor in the department of applied mathematics at the University of Western Ontario, will speak at Cornell College on March 21. He will talk about “When Scientific Technicalities Matter.”
Melinda Green, associate professor of psychology at Cornell College, has been appointed to the Iowa Board of Psychology. The board evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify, establishes rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed psychologists and investigates complaints for unprofessional conduct.