The Cornell faculty are professionally active, nationally recognized scholars, artists, and musicians. They’ve earned degrees from Harvard, Princeton, Oxford, Columbia, and M.I.T.
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 art history professor Christina Penn-Goestch is one of 23 professors selected to take part in a weeklong seminar, “The Art of Storytelling in French Painting and Sculpture 1600–1850”, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges. Read More
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. Read More
English and creative writing Professor Shannon Reed has been selected to serve as the associate director/faculty-in-residence for the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Denver Summer Leadership Institute 2015. Read More