Nine graduates of the Class of 2013 share their plans for the future and the Cornell experiences that helped them along the path.
Liane Olson received the Steve Wieting Award for best paper integrating theory and research at the 2013 annual meetings of the Iowa Sociological Association.
Several Cornell College geology majors will be doing research over the summer, both on campus and off, including some who have won fellowships from National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates summer program.
Cornell completed a rare Midwest Conference sweep of the three major women’s sports Sunday afternoon, charging to a 9-0 victory over host Lawrence in the championship game of the MWC Softball Tournament at Whiting Field.
Each year, Cornell College honors students from across disciplines at the Academic Awards Ceremony. This year, dozens of students were recognized for their academic performance.
Three Cornell College students have won scholarships that will allow them to study abroad and pursue advanced degrees.
Sophomore Erinn Voas received a Boren Scholarship—an extremely competitive grant from the US State Department to study in Jordan for the entire 2013-2014 academic year, junior Kyle Durgin received a Gilman Scholarship, another State Department-funded scholarship, to study this summer in Guatemala, and senior Sanjeev Khatiwada received a McElroy Fellowship.
Seventeen Cornell College seniors were elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and most respected academic honor society. The students will be officially inducted on April 27, after the annual Student Symposium.
Cornell College’s mock trial team went 7-1 and finished first at the opening round of the National Championship Tournament held in St. Louis. The team will compete in the main tournament April 12-14 in Washington, D.C.
The women’s basketball team is heading to the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history. The Rams will host the four team regional tournament on March 1 and 2.