The New York a capella vocal group Traces will perform in King Chapel Saturday, March 22, 8 p.m., as part of the Richard and Marlene Williams Lecture Series.
More than 100 students spent Cornell College’s Spring Break serving others. They worked on urban farms, helped to rehabilitate animals, learned about activism, helped to mitigate poverty, and more.
For the fourth time in five years a Cornell College Mock Trial squad won a place in the national tournament during the Opening Round Championship Tournament March 14-16 in St. Louis.
Senior Alex Coolidge brought home Cornell College’s first national title in 24 years with a dramatic 6-5 come-from-behind victory over No. 2 Shane Siefert of UW-Whitewater in the 197-pound final at the NCAA Division III Championships in the U.S. Cellular Center.
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.
Herbert E. Hendriks ’40, emeritus professor of geology, died March 11 in Cedar Rapids. He was 96.
Cornell College has received a $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to help ensure first-generation college students succeed. The money will be used to create a professional orientation and development program for first-generation college students.
Students involved with The Black Awareness Cultural Organization/Umoja Living and Learning Community have organized the second annual Black Iowa Youth Conference, which runs March 7 through 9 at Cornell College.
Cornell College is open during the week of spring break, but some offices will have abbreviated hours.
A record number of Cornell College students, more than 120 in all, will spend a week performing community service during the college’s spring break as part of the Alternative Spring Break program.
Jacob Fields can’t stop running, at least not until he’s made his goal of raising $1,000 for cancer research by running 1,000 miles. The Cornell College senior was featured on KCRG-TV9 in Cedar Rapids for his dedication.
Junior Thomas Cooke has landed a spot in the extremely-competitive Heritage Foundation summer internship program in Washington D.C.