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Cornell College's production of "Almost, Maine" opens Nov. 7. Photo by Hailey Severance.

Almost, Maine starting Nov. 7

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

Kiflemariam studies and advocates for voting rights

Ariam Kiflemariam has found outlets for her interest in voting rights through internships, class projects, and a prestigious summer research opportunity at Duke University.


Rock the Vote at Cornell College on Oct. 16

The Cornell College Republicans and the Cornell College Democrats are hosting a Rock the Vote event on campus from 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16.


Cornell College hosting Homecoming Oct. 17-19

Cornell College is holding its 101st anniversary Homecoming, combined for the first time with its annual Family Weekend, Oct. 17-19 on campus.


3D rendering of an object from Tomb 118

Research project brings ancient site to life with 3D imaging

Aided by the latest tools in 3D visualization, Cornell art history professor Ellen Hoobler and two students are providing a fresh look into ancient tombs and the objects removed from them long ago.


Inaugural Hilltop Harvest Festival Oct. 11

Bon Appétit, the dining services provider at Cornell College, is hosting the inaugural Hilltop Harvest Festival on Oct. 11.


Underground Play festival features Cornell connections

Theatre Cedar Rapids’ fifth annual Underground New Play Festival, which starts Thursday, features a number of Cornell College connections, including a writer, director, and actors.


First-year Seminar courses complete Block 1 with a multi-media festival on the Orange Carpet

First-year Seminars provide intro to the liberal arts

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.


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High school students welcome to Audition 101

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.


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.


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    Rose Reed-Maxfield won the  Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association conference.
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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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      Cornell College psychology Professor William Dragon was featured on WMT-600AM on Oct. 31, speaking about the possible dangers of Facebook’s new “Rooms” mobile app.

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