Several Cornell College geology majors will be doing research over the summer, both on campus and off, including some who have won fellowships from National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates summer program.
Cornell completed a rare Midwest Conference sweep of the three major women’s sports Sunday afternoon, charging to a 9-0 victory over host Lawrence in the championship game of the MWC Softball Tournament at Whiting Field.
Three Cornell College students have won scholarships that will allow them to study abroad and pursue advanced degrees.
Sophomore Erinn Voas received a Boren Scholarship—an extremely competitive grant from the US State Department to study in Jordan for the entire 2013-2014 academic year, junior Kyle Durgin received a Gilman Scholarship, another State Department-funded scholarship, to study this summer in Guatemala, and senior Sanjeev Khatiwada received a McElroy Fellowship.
The college Chaplain’s office and close friends of Addie Hubert, the first-year student who was killed in a car crash on March 23, are organizing a memorial service for Addie scheduled for Thursday, April 4 at 3:30 p.m. in Kimmel Theatre. A brief reception will follow the memorial.
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.
The women’s basketball team is heading to the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history. The Rams will host the four team regional tournament on March 1 and 2.
For the fifth time in seven years Cornell College will field a mock trial team in the post-season of intercollegiate mock trial competition.
Rachel Cylus, the program manager at the Jewish Museum of Maryland, will be on campus Feb. 28 to conduct an open workshop about what historical religious sites mean, focused on East German synagogues. She will also be helping students in German 315 create a museum exhibit to open the last day of Block 6 in the Thomas Commons and will hold a lunch talk for students interested in working in museums.
The National Residence Hall Honorary names the best student, faculty and program of each block.
The Cornell women’s basketball team put the rest of their new Midwest Conference foes on notice this season, rolling to an impressive 15-0 start. Here are some scenes from their remarkable run.