But it’s teaching that fuels their passion. That’s why they chose Cornell, where they can teach one course—and one small group of intellectually ambitious students—at a time.
Here, teaching is more than a 45-minute lecture every other day. It is about give and take in the classroom, about personalized learning, team-based projects, individualized exploration, and close mentoring. It is collaborative learning at its best.
You’ll see your professors applauding your musical performances, cheering in the stands when you score your first soccer goal, and attending your senior art show. You’ll assist them in writing up the results of publishable research and accompany them to conferences to present jointly designed science posters.
Cornell College Professor of Economics Todd Knoop examines the world of travel and what makes us all the same, yet different, in his newly published book: “The Traveling Economist.” Read More
A Cornell College professor just wrapped up a three-year project to research the story behind one Iowa public school’s struggle to deal with diversity and cultural differences following the initiation of a controversial federal program. Read More
Associate Professor of French Devan Baty received an unexpected honor at Cornell College’s 2017 Commencement ceremony when she was announced as the recipient of this year’s Exemplary Teacher Award. Read More
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. Hans Hassell worked with two other researchers from the University of California to focus on the issue of immigration. They say the […] Read More
More people are dying from eating disorders than any other psychiatric disorder, and one Cornell College professor has discovered a way to help women by significantly reducing eating disorder symptoms in those who are struggling. Read More
Cornell College Professor of Classics Philip Venticinque turns back the pages of time to examine the ancient economy in his newly released book “Honor Among Thieves.” Read More
Longtime Cornell College Professor James Martin will travel to Germany this spring in a unique opportunity to take part in the Fulbright Specialist Program. Read More
Professor Kristin Meyer has her hands full working with students studying kinesiology at Cornell College, but what you might not know is that she’s also publishing a children’s book. Read More
Professor of Psychology Carol Zerbe Enns received an unexpected honor at Cornell College’s 2016 Commencement ceremony when she was announced as the recipient of the Exemplary Teacher Award. Read More
Cornell College Professor of History Catherine Stewart’s book has just been published by the University of North Carolina Press this month. Stewart wrote “Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers’ Project” based on her research at a number of archives including the National Archives and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Stewart […] Read More
Cornell College English Professor Kirilka Stavreva is one of only 15 U.S. professors who have been awarded a Fulbright Global Flex Award, which will allow her to conduct research in Italy and England. This is the first year this Fulbright is being awarded. Stavreva, an authority on the English Renaissance with a focus on William […] Read More