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Research links two millennia of cyclones, floods, El Niño

Newly published research by Rhawn Denniston, professor of geology at Cornell College, 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.

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Fellowship leads to publication, opportunities after graduation

David Yamaguchi co-authored a paper published in the journal Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences after a summer Cornell Fellowship at the University of Iowa’s department of biochemistry.

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Alumnus recognized for cancer research contributions

James Ingle ’66, an internationally recognized breast cancer expert, received the 2014 William L. McGuire Memorial Lecture Award at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

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Establishing a summer research institute

Summer is going to get a lot busier on campus, with a new grant funding the creation of the Cornell Institute for Summer Research.

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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.

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Greenstein a co-author on reef report

Ben Greenstein, professor of geology at Cornell College and associate dean of the college, is one of the primary co-authors of a report on coral reefs.

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Elayavalli researches at Large Hadron Collider

Raghav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli ’11 spent the summer of 2014 doing research at the Large Hadron Collider.

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Kamenetzky earns prestigious fellowship

Julia Kamenetzky ’08 was awarded a National Science Foundation Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship to carry out research and education.

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Mellon grant will fund summer research institute

Cornell College has received a $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a summer research institute and to expand its digital liberal arts efforts.

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Cornell College partners for research

Cornell is one of five Iowa colleges and universities that have joined with Tanager Place, a community mental health facility, to create the Tanager Place Research Center. The center will help develop a fellowship program for faculty and students to help perform research, as well as share the findings.

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Student Symposium set for April 21

The 16th annual Student Symposium will offer research from dozens of students on topics ranging from math to literature to sociology.

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Geology majors earn summer research placements

This summer several geology majors will be participating in prestigious off-campus research and outreach experiences.

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Sophomore geology major publishes work

Claire LaBarbera, a sophomore geology major from Chicago, had a paper she co-wrote published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

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Student Symposium highlights scholarship

More than 50 Cornell College students will present their research on topics ranging from dating before and after 9/11 to a tectonic history of China to a look at masculine stereotypes in a high school vocal music classroom as part of the college’s 15th annual Student Symposium on April 16.

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Students presenting research at 14th annual symposium

On April 17, 50 Cornell College students will present their research on topics ranging from an introduction to string theory to the mythology of the Harry Potter novel series as part of the 14th annual Student Symposium.

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