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.
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.
The 16th annual Student Symposium will offer research from dozens of students on topics ranging from math to literature to sociology.
This summer several geology majors will be participating in prestigious off-campus research and outreach experiences.
Claire LaBarbera, a sophomore geology major from Chicago, had a paper she co-wrote published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.
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.
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.
Marty Condon’s path-breaking research, which was featured on the cover of Science magazine in May 2008, has exposed extraordinary and surprising levels of species diversity in tropical plant/insect communities. With a 2010 $270,000 National Science Foundation grant in hand, Condon and her research team are poised to push their investigations even further.
UPDATE: You can read Biology Professor Marty Condon’s monograph here. MOUNT VERNON — Cornell College Biology Professor Marty Condon has been awarded $270,769 from the National Science Foundation to continue her research uncovering extraordinary levels of tropical diversity.
During Intro to Archaeological Field Methods, students gain firsthand insight into Iowa’s original inhabitants — one scoop of earth at a time.