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Cornell College is adding programs in business and engineering sciences starting with the 2015-2016 academic year.

Cornell College launching 2 new programs

Cornell College will add two new programs, business and engineering sciences, starting in the 2015-16 academic year.


Thanksgiving Hours for 2014

Administrative offices will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 26, and reopen on Monday, Dec. 1. Other closings and changes to hours are in the article.


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Cornell eReport Fall 2014

Inside: The Next Course: the future of food; The gift of cultural immersion; New programs to launch; and more


Bishops speaking about immigration Nov. 11

Two Iowa bishops will give a talk titled “The Church as an Agency of Hope for a time like this?” The talk will be in the Hall-Perrine Multipurpose room on the middle level of the Thomas Commons, and is free and open to the public.


Student killed in car accident

One member of the Cornell community was fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident on Monday. Connor Robinson, a first-year student from Illinois, was killed in a crash on Highway 30 near Clinton, Iowa, shortly after noon on Monday.


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Cornell College creates $20,000 Promise Grant for Iowans

Cornell College will offer a new grant program for all qualified Iowa high school students beginning in Fall 2015, with a minimum of $20,000 available per student. The Promise Grant for Iowans is renewable for four years, bringing the total value to $80,000.


Professor Hans Hassell works with students during Campaigns & Elections

Politics course studies elections in real time

In Campaigns & Elections, students become completely immersed in the democratic process at the peak of election cycle.


Cornell College's production of "Almost, Maine" opens Nov. 7. Photo by Hailey Severance.

Almost, Maine starting Nov. 7

The Theatre Department at Cornell College is presenting “Almost, Maine,” a romantic comedy written by John Cariani starting Nov. 7 in Kimmel Theatre.


Ariam Kiflemariam

Kiflemariam studies and advocates for voting rights

Ariam Kiflemariam has found outlets for her interest in voting rights through internships, class projects, and a prestigious summer research opportunity at Duke University.


Rock the Vote at Cornell College on Oct. 16

The Cornell College Republicans and the Cornell College Democrats are hosting a Rock the Vote event on campus from 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16.


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    • Professor’s book out Jan. 1

      Kirilka Stavreva, professor of English and creative writing at Cornell College, has a book, “Words Like Daggers: Violent Female Speech in Early Modern England” that will be available Jan. 1 from the University of Nebraska Press.

    Geology Professor Rhawn Denniston teaching.
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