• Justin Brown ’12 honored by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    Cornell College alumnus Justin Brown ’12 is receiving a special designation as one of Milwaukee’s Finest. Brown is among a group of 16 young professionals who have been selected as honorees because they have shown exemplary leadership, are active in their community, and have excelled in their profession. At Cornell, Brown was the vice president of […] Read More

  • Steven Anderson ’75 is Trade Association CEO of Year

    National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steven C. Anderson ’75 has been selected as the 2016 Trade Association CEO of the Year. Read More

  • Alumna pursuing history career in collections

    Stephanie Lampkin ’08, collections manager for the Chemical Heritage Foundation, is mentioned in an article about the foundation’s acquisition of the SPEX Fluorolog Spectrometer, the instrument that led to the use of resonance light scattering to explore the world of supramolecular chemistry. Read More

  • Alumna founds boutique focused on LGBT community

    In August 2014 Jeanna Kadlec ’10 was sitting on her porch with a friend when she shared an idea—starting a lingerie boutique to serve the LGBT community. Kadlec said it had dawned on her that many in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, especially people who are transgender, didn’t feel comfortable in a traditional […] Read More

  • Alumnus named Liberia’s peace ambassador

    The Rev. William Tolbert III ’77 has been named Peace Ambassador for Liberia and released a statement in late November calling for healing for the African nation. Read More

  • Cornell prepped Horne for radio success

    For 12 years, Ellen Horne ’95 produced Radiolab, a program that examines big questions in science, philosophy, and the human experience through compelling audio storytelling. Read More

  • Alumnus documenting New Orleans post-Katrina

    William Widmer ’04 had dozens of photos published in August as part of the national media's coverage of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Read More

  • Alumnus’ exhibit featured in the Wall Street Journal

    The Wall Street Journal featured an exhibit about the end of World War II curated by Clay Bauske ’73. Read More

  • Military doctor humbled by her patients

    Jessica Johnson ’07 graduated with a math major and biology minor, completed medical school at the University of Missouri in 2011, and will finish residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in June. Read More

  • Author, alumna recalls writing experience at Cornell College

    When author Elizabeth Evans ’74 comes back to campus to talk with students on April 14, she’ll be visiting more than her alma mater, she’ll be visiting the place that helped her realize she could be a professional writer. Read More

  • Alumnus wins award for emerging theatre professionals

    Tyler Jacobson ’09 won the United States Institute for Theatre Technology's Stage Management award. Read More

  • Global citizen recalls Midwestern college education

    Dennis Bark ’64 is a senior fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, where he began as a postdoctoral fellow in 1970, and serves as a chairman of the Earhart Foundation board of trustees. Read More

  • Elayavalli researches at Large Hadron Collider

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

  • Kamenetzky earns prestigious fellowship

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

  • Hiring Cornellians

    Derek Johnson ’04, is executive director of Global Zero, a non-profit dedicated to eliminating nuclear weapons around the world. Though based in Washington, D.C., his work regularly takes him worldwide. Johnson graduated from the Boston College Law School in 2007, having been chosen as one of 10 Boston College Law School students to participate in its London Program. Read More

  • Mentoring Cornellians

    Given the number of Cornell College students he’s mentored, John Mark Dean ’58 could be forgiven for sometimes feeling like he’s running a bed and breakfast. That’s a risk you run when you mentor students—that the relationships you develop will go beyond the classroom and into the rest of your life. Read More

  • Recruiting new Cornellians

    Tahllee Baynard ’97 was named 2012 Scientist of the Year by Black Engineer magazine. He and his wife, Kanesha Lee Baynard ’94, met at Cornell, and both have been involved with the college ever since, with Tahllee teaching a course at Cornell and Kanesha serving as a class agent. She also served on the college’s alumni board. Read More

  • Alumna founds the fusion band Muningu

    Amber Swenson Junker ’05 thought that moving to the Republic of Congo in 2012 with husband Barry in the Foreign Service might delay a musical theater career. Junker, a theater and vocal music education major at Cornell, had worked five years as a professional actor in Minneapolis, held a master’s degree in musical theater from the Boston Conservatory, and was making progress in the tough New York scene. Read More

  • A liberal arts education, John Steinbeck, and me

    Susan Shillinglaw ’73 received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and has taught at San Jose State University for nearly 30 years. Recent publications are “Carol and John Steinbeck: Portrait of a Marriage” (University of Nevada, 2013) and “On Reading ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ ” (Penguin, 2014). Read More

  • Alumnus making change through poverty law

    Eli Wade-Scott ’10 was active in Student Senate and Cornell College Mock Trial. Through the Center for Law and Society he found help with school selection, LSAT preparation, and his personal statement. After a year as an Americorps VISTA, he headed to Harvard Law School, where he is now a third-year student. He has been awarded a Skadden Fellowship, described as a legal version of the Peace Corps. Read More