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Doris Kearns Goodwin, the 2014 Delt Lecture speaker. Photo by Jacob Luplow ’16

Doris Kearns Goodwin on U.S. Presidents

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.


Gary Nesteby (right) with Cornell College students.

Panel on business leadership Sept. 16

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.



Goodwin giving Delt Lecture Sept. 18

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.


2 honored with named professorships

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 current and emeriti art faculty opens Sept. 7.

Art show features current, emeriti faculty

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.


Kiflemariam named Ralph Bunche Summer Scholar

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.


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2014-15 Fine Arts Calendar

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.



Rams get redesigned logo

A new academic year is bringing a new logo for the Cornell College Rams. Promotions of the new logo are planned throughout the fall at athletic events.


Byers wins Jack Kent Cooke scholarship for graduate school

J.R. Byers ’14 was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Continuing Scholar Graduate Award to pursue a master’s degree in Russia.


Three earn Gilman scholarships

Three Cornell College students have earned Gilman Scholarships that will allow them to spend a semester studying off campus.


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

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