politics

  • Cornell professor finds link between immigration coverage, partisan identity

    Jan 27, 2017

    Studies are often conducted on how media messages impact individuals’ opinions, but very few have demonstrated how these messages shift political opinions and political identities of a larger group of people, until now.

  • The Gazette features Professor Hassell in presidential campaign story

    Oct 4, 2016

    Professor of Politics Hans Hassell was interviewed for an article in the Gazette called “Poli-sci professors note benefits, challenges from non-traditional campaign.”

  • Allin, Medina, and Bon Appétit honored by CDG

    Aug 16, 2016

    The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG) will recognize Professor of Politics Craig Allin as Citizen of the Year, Bon Appétit as Business of the Year, and Melinda Medina ’16 as an outstanding volunteer board member at its annual recognition event Aug. 16. The event will be held at the United Methodist Church community room beginning at 6:30 p.m. […]

  • Cornell College alumnus chosen to lead Minnesota Judicial District as chief judge

    Jun 10, 2016

    Cornell College alumnus John Guthmann ’76 has been selected by fellow judges to become chief judge of Minnesota’s Second Judicial District.

  • Professor Hassell talks Trump with Iowa Public Radio

    May 25, 2016

    Professor of Politics Hans Hassell was on Iowa Public Radio’s “River to River” on May 25. Hassell talked about the GOP unifying behind Donald Trump. The show is posted on the Iowa Public Radio website, along with an article.     

  • Bill Clinton visiting Cornell College Jan. 28

    Jan 25, 2016

    Former U.S. president Bill Clinton will speak at Cornell College at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the Richard and Norma Small Multi-Sport Center gymnasium. The Mount Vernon Get Out the Caucus Event with Bill Clinton is open to the public, and doors open at 1:15 p.m. RSVPs will be taken online. 

  • Carly Fiorina visiting Cornell College Jan. 20

    Jan 11, 2016

    U.S. presidential candidate Carly Fiorina will speak at Cornell College at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, on the Orange Carpet of the Thomas Commons. The Town Hall event is open to the public and is part of a presidential candidates visit series.

  • Write-in candidate Johnson Pendleton ’87 visits Jan. 14

    Jan 11, 2016

    U.S. presidential write-in candidate and Cornell College alumna Cathy Johnson Pendleton ’87 will speak at Cornell at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, in Shaw Lounge of the Thomas Commons. The Town Meeting event is open to the public and is part of a presidential candidates visit series.

  • Cornell will host Democratic, Republican caucuses

    Jan 8, 2016

    Cornell College students will be at the center of the U.S. democratic process on Feb. 1 as the college hosts precinct caucuses for both the Democratic and Republican parties during Iowa’s first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses.

  • Hassell talks about Trump on IPR

    Nov 25, 2015

    Cornell College politics professor Hans Hassell talked on Iowa Public Radio’s “River to River” about how Donald Trump leads in the Republican primary, despite his anti-Islam comments.

  • Hassell quoted in two political stories

    Nov 16, 2015

    Cornell College politics professor Hans Hassell was quoted in two stories published on TheStreet.com about the Democratic primary debates.

  • Hans Hassell on IPR

    Nov 5, 2015

    Cornell College politics professor Hans Hassell was on Iowa Public Radio on Nov. 4 to talk about Paul Ryan as the new Speaker of the House.

  • Faculty-student research featured on London School of Economics blog

    Aug 6, 2015

    Research by Hans Hassell and Kelly Oeltjenbruns ’15 has been featured on the London School of Economics’ American politics and policy blog.

  • Hassell featured by 2 TV stations

    Jul 8, 2015

    Cornell College politics professor Hans Hassell was featured by two Cedar Rapids TV stations in stories about the Democratic primary contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders and the increasing polarization of voters.

  • Politics courses steered Oletenbruns to judicial ambitions

    Jun 11, 2015

    There was never a question in Kelly Oeltjenbruns’ mind about whether she’d go to law school, and indeed, she’s going to Washington University’s top-tier law school this fall.