cornell report summer 2015

  • Language leads to scholarship

    Jun 25, 2015

    rchaeology major Muriel Grubb ’16 chose a different path than most when choosing a language to assist with her career plans.

  • Stalagmites key to ancient climates

    Jun 25, 2015

    Geology professor Rhawn Denniston and his research team applied a novel technique to stalagmites from the Australian tropics to create a 2,200-year-long record of flood events that might also help predict future climate change.

  • Research Institute launches

    Jun 25, 2015

    Student-faculty research at Cornell is nothing new, but this is—the Cornell Summer Research Institute.

  • Author, alumna recalls writing experience at Cornell College

    Jun 25, 2015

    When author Elizabeth Evans ’74 came back to campus to talk with students this spring, she visited the place that helped her realize she could be a professional writer.

  • Professional twist on off-campus study

    Jun 25, 2015

    An additional off-campus opportunity available to Cornell students is the Cornell Fellows Program, a high-level professional internship and mentoring program.

  • What alumni say

    Jun 25, 2015

    For Cornell College students, travelling off campus can be the experience of a lifetime. Here is what a few of our alumni have to say about their experiences with studying around the world.

  • Baseball, softball hit their marks

    Jun 25, 2015

    Ram fans had plenty to cheer about on the softball and baseball diamonds, where Cornell was the league’s only institution to qualify both teams for the 2015 Midwest Conference Tournaments.

  • In brief

    Jun 25, 2015

    Lacy-Salazar, Monagan retire; Block Talks; Thomas Commons Awarded; Bringing the gavel down on the competition; Puppets at an Exhibition; Digital made physical

  • 2 earn Fulbright scholarships

    Jun 25, 2015

    A Cornell senior and a 2012 alumna both earned places in the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship program.

  • In the moment

    Jun 25, 2015

    Commencement is a loud event. There’s music and cheering, boisterous celebration, and tearful goodbyes. There are also quiet moments. Moments when the cheering and the celebration disappear for just a moment, leaving behind the relationships that make the entire Cornell experience, from orientation to Commencement, so meaningful.

  • Windows on the world

    Jun 25, 2015

    For some, it’s studying the fragile ecosystem along the shore of a frigid lake in the Boundary Waters. For others, it’s learning about an 18th century slave culture as the tropical Western Atlantic Ocean laps against the beach in the Bahamas. For everyone involved, it’s a unique opportunity to learn, to grow, to bond, and to expand.

  • Virginia “Ginger” Soper Smith ’73

    Jun 25, 2015

    Lawyer and Cornell College trustee Virginia “Ginger” Soper Smith ’73 died on March 15, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was 64.

  • E. William “Bill” Haffke Jr. ’65

    Jun 25, 2015

    Lawyer, banker, and Cornell College trustee E. William “Bill” Haffke Jr. ’65 died on April 17, 2015. He was 72.

  • Richard “Joe” Morton ’50

    Jun 25, 2015

    Longtime Iowa State University fundraiser Richard “Joe” Morton ’50 died on Feb. 28, 2015, in Iowa Falls. He was 87.

  • Glen Davidson ’48

    Jun 25, 2015

    Entrepreneur and executive Glen Davidson ’48 died Aug. 10, 2014, in McCormick, South Carolina. He was 89.