Berry Center

  • Economist, ACA critic speaking April 2

    Mar 16, 2015

    Casey Mulligan, who the Wall Street Journal has called “the economist who exposed Obamacare,” will speak at Cornell College on Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Student, staff on winning startup team

    Mar 10, 2015

    Brennen Hicklin ’15 and Rebecca Sullens ’09 were on the winning team at Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids, which was held March 6-8.

  • Panel on business leadership Sept. 16

    Sep 11, 2014

    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.

  • Two student groups win funding from UI startup accelerator

    May 23, 2014

    Two groups of Cornell College students were accepted into the the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Student Accelerator program for the summer.

  • Zhang lands risk management position with multinational company

    May 12, 2014

    Ji “Max” Zhang, an economics and business major, secured a position at AEGON, doing risk management.

  • The Urgency of Narrative with Nathan Schneider

    May 5, 2014

    Literary journalist Nathan Schneider discussed the importance of storytelling in our encounter with the world and world-tested advice about how to survive as a young writer on April 25.

  • Course travels to China to study economic growth

    Feb 17, 2014

    Todd Knoop’s macroeconomics seminar studied China’s rapid growth during a block-long tour of the country in December. Tiffany Monreal ’14 captured her impressions of the experience through a photo essay.

  • Reading Group: “Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?”

    Feb 10, 2014

    Join in the discussion of William Poundstone’s book “Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?” Monday, Feb. 10, 5-7 p.m. in Thomas Commons. The book is on reserve on the library. The Berry Center will purchase books for participants.

  • Students become CEOs for a block

    Nov 1, 2013

    During Block 2, students in Financial Accounting became CEOs, running their own companies in an online business simulation competition sponsored by the Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy.

  • Berry Center celebrates 99th birthday of Leo Beranek ’36

    Sep 17, 2013

    Cornell College’s Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy has posted a video and created an exhibit in the Russell D. Cole Library to celebrate the 99th birthday of Leo Beranek ’36.

  • Nobel Prize winner on campus Nov. 7

    Oct 5, 2012

    Nobel Prize-winning economist Gary Becker will speak at Cornell College on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in Kimmel Theatre. His talk is titled “The Worldwide Boom in Higher Education and Why the United States is Falling Behind.”

  • Uruguayan internship leads to corporate leadership program

    May 28, 2012

    Diego Verdugo was one of only three students chosen for Principal Financial Group’s prestigious Leadership Development Program in 2012. A two-month internship with Southern Cone Group in Uruguay helped his application.

  • Journalist speaking about economic crisis on May 8

    Apr 27, 2012

    The Berry Center for Economics, Business and Public Policy is bringing Robert Samuelson, a columnist and author, to talk about the European economic crisit.

  • Berry Center Lunch and Learn: Careers in Finance

    Mar 15, 2012

    The Berry Center is hosting an informal discussion with Logan Rott ’07, who has worked as a finance operations analyst at J.P. Morgan and is now pursuing an M.B.A. from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester.

  • Berry Center Lunch and Learn: Careers in Actuarial Science

    Mar 15, 2012

    The Berry Center invites you to take part in an informal discussion with Department of Economics Professor Chris Conrad, a former actuary with AEGON.