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Cornell College wins national design awards

Cornell College has won three Awards of Excellence from the University and College Designers Association for the design of admission recruiting material.


Shena McAuliffe

McAuliffe chosen as Dana Fellow

Shena McAuliffe has accepted the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellowship with Cornell College’s Center for the Literary Arts.

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Cornell College launches redesigned website

Cornell College has launched a completely redesigned, mobile-friendly website designed to better serve the needs of prospective students.



Grant provides new science equipment

The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has given Cornell College a $200,000 grant toward the purchase of a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer, an advanced piece of scientific equipment that will allow students perform more in-depth, hands-on research.


The Rev. Catherine Quehl-Engel ’89 during a Martin Luther King Day vigil.

Chaplain’s doctoral research featured

The Institute for HeartMath, a science non-profit, featured doctoral research by Cornell College Chaplain the Rev. Catherine Quehl-Engel ’89 in a recent newsletter.


Cornell College, Mount Vernon School District upgrading baseball field

Cornell College and the Mount Vernon Community School District will split the cost to renovate the Ash Park baseball field.



Iowa Private College Week Aug. 4-8

Cornell College is one of 26 Iowa colleges and universities participating in Iowa Private College Week from Aug. 4-8.



Cornell eReport Summer 2014

Inside: Ask the Experts; Tiny flies, big research; Fisk Exchange student 50 years later


A grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will expand the number of opportunities for student-faculty research at Cornell College.

Mellon grant will fund summer research institute

Cornell College has received a $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a summer research institute and to expand its digital liberal arts efforts.



Cornell College ASB 3rd nationally

Cornell College’s Alternative Spring Break program is the third most active in the nation, according to Break Away, the organization that puts on Alternative Spring Break.


  • Rose Reed-Maxfield won the  Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association conference.
    • Sociology major wins award for paper

      Cornell junior Rose Reed-Maxfield won the prestigious Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting.

    Jacob Fields ’14 is going to be part of Teach for America, working in a low-income school in Brooklyn, N.Y.
    • Fields honored for engagement

      Jacob Fields ’14 won the Student Leadership Award from the Iowa Campus Compact for his work with education and cancer research fundraising.

  • Carol Enns Teaching
    • Enns co-edits psychology textbook

      Carol Zerbe Enns, professor of psychology at Cornell College, is lead editor of “Psychological Practice With Women: Guidelines, Diversity, Empowerment,” released this week by the American Psychological Association Press.

    Shannon Reed Portrait
    • Reed took part in HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute

      Shannon Reed, associate professor of English and creative writing at Cornell College, took part in the HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute, held July 6 – July 19 at Bryn Mawr College, Bryn in Mawr, Pennsylvania.

  • Raghav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli ’11 in front of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment,  one of two large general-purpose particle physics detectors built on the Large Hadron Collider.
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