Cornell College will add two new programs, business and engineering sciences, starting in the 2015-16 academic year.
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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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.
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.
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.
In Campaigns & Elections, students become completely immersed in the democratic process at the peak of election cycle.
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 has found outlets for her interest in voting rights through internships, class projects, and a prestigious summer research opportunity at Duke University.
David Yamaguchi co-authored a paper published in the journal Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences after a summer Cornell Fellowship at the University of Iowa’s department of biochemistry.
Two Cornell College students, seniors Thomas Cooke and Trevor Hazen, were featured on KCRG-TV9 in a story about the importance of the youth vote in the upcoming midterm elections.