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Student Symposium April 25

Students will present their independent research at Cornell College’s 19th annual Student Symposium on April 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Thomas Commons.


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Author, alumna recalls writing experience at Cornell College

When author Elizabeth Evans ’74 comes back to campus to talk with students on April 14, she’ll be visiting more than her alma mater, she’ll be visiting the place that helped her realize she could be a professional writer.


5 senior art shows open April 12

Five Cornell College seniors will present their senior thesis art exhibits starting April 12.



4 students involved with professional theatre production

Four Cornell College students—three seniors and one junior—are taking part in the Old Creamery Theatre’s production of “The Matchmaker,” which runs April 30-May 21.


Renata Laxova will give the 2015 Holocaust Survivor Lecture on April 13.

Holocaust Survivor lecture April 13

Renata Laxova will give the annual Holocaust Survivor lecture at Cornell College at 6:30 p.m. on April 13 in Hall-Perrine.


Rhawn Denniston (right), professor of geology at Cornell College, with Dan Cleary ’13, a member of his student research team, examining stalagmites in an Australian cave.

Research links two millennia of cyclones, floods, El Niño

Newly published research by Rhawn Denniston, professor of geology at Cornell College, and his research team, applied a novel technique to stalagmites from the Australian tropics to create a 2,200-year-long record of flood events that might also help predict future climate change.


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Cornell Report looks at first-gen college students and more

In this issue: First-gens Rise Up; First-generation alumni tell their stories; A decade of Dimensions; Endowment honors Allin’s influence; Lacrosse 101; and more


21 elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Nineteen Cornell College seniors and two Cornell College juniors were elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and most respected academic honor society.


Relay For Life set for March 28

Cornell College’s 13th annual Relay for Life will take place from 3 p.m. March 28 through 3 a.m. March 29 at the Small MultiSport Center.


Cornell College mock trial squad 1103 earned a bid to the National Championship tournament.

Mock trial heading to national championships

A Cornell College mock trial squad is heading to the national championship tournament for the fourth consecutive year.


Alternative Spring Break 2015

See the social media posts from the students who went on this year’s Alternative Spring Break trips.


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Economist, ACA critic speaking April 2

Casey Mulligan, who the Wall Street Journal has called “the economist who exposed Obamacare,” will speak at Cornell College on Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m.


More than 100 students are participating in this year's Alternative Spring Break.

More than 100 students performing service over spring break

More than 100 students, or about 10 percent of the Cornell College student body, will be going on service trips in March as part of the college’s 11th annual Alternative Spring Break.


Jason Kolowski '98 joins class remotely

Chemistry course explores real-life CSI

In the chemistry course Real Life CSI, Professor Craig Teague offers students a chance to explore the real-world practice of forensic science and compare it to the Hollywood version.


Spring Break Hours 2015

Cornell College is open during the week of spring break, but some offices will have abbreviated hours.


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    Brennen Hicklin ’15 (left) and Rebecca Sullens ’09, associate director of the Berry Center, during Startup Weekend-Cedar Rapids. The pair was on the team that won first prize.
  • Catherine Steward, professor of history
    Erin Davis Portrait
    • Davis interviewed on NPR

      Erin Davis, professor of sociology at Cornell College, was interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition on Monday about the way college students rate male and female professors differently.

  • Tyler Jacobson ’09
    • Alumna wins music award

      Kelly Montijo Fink ’92 won a Native American Music Award for Best Compilation Album at the 15th Annual Native American Music Awards.