First-year Seminars provide new students with a firm educational foundation while they study topics ranging from Ethics and Climate Change, to Markets and Social Networks, to Intro to Film Studies.
High school students who plan to audition for college music or theatre scholarships will learn valuable tips at Audition 101: A Crash Course in Preparing for Your College Performing Arts Scholarship Audition on Sunday, Oct. 12, at Cornell College.
Author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke about the eight traits that made Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt so successful as presidents at the 2014 Delta Phi Rho Lecture at Cornell College on Sept. 18.
The Berry Center for Economics, Business and Public Policy will host a panel on business leadership featuring four local business leaders on at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16. in Hedges Conference Room in the Thomas Commons. The event is free and open to the public.
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin will share her insights into the leadership qualities of exceptional U.S. presidents when she gives the 2014 Delta Phi Rho Lecture at Cornell College at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, in King Chapel on Cornell College’s campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Two Cornell College professors have been named to endowed professorships. Todd Knoop was named the David Joyce Professor of economics and business, and Phil Lucas the Edgar Truman Brackett Jr. professor of history.
A show featuring Cornell Studio Art & Emeriti faculty will be exhibited at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery at Cornell College from Sunday, Sept. 7 through Oct. 19.
Ariam Kiflemariam, who is double-majoring in politics and ethnic studies, is one of 12 students who participated in the prestigious Ralph Bunche Summer Institute at Duke University this summer.
Cornell’s fine arts events for 2014-2015 include a performance by Quink, a collaboration between the Cornell Theatre Department and NYC’s Puppet Kitchen , a Cornell Studio & Emeriti Art Faculty Exhibition, and the annual holiday choral concert.
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.
Cornell junior Rose Reed-Maxfield won the prestigious Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting.