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Owen Dockham ʼ05 says Professor of Music James Martin “hands down had the biggest impact” on his life, which is interesting to note considering this music major is now a founder and CEO of an evidence-based strength training company in Emeryville, California and co-founder of another training program in San Francisco. What does that journey […] Read More About Composing a life: music, travel, fitness, business
Catherine Stewart has been selected as one of five fellows-in-residence at the University of Iowa’s Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. Read More About Stewart selected as Obermann Fellow
Professor Tyler Carrington has studied love in Germany at the turn of the 20th Century extensively and now has written a book, “Love at Last Sight.” Read More About Carrington explores love, murder in new book
Two of Cornell’s faculty members explored how a learning theory could be the missing piece to understanding how women advanced Enlightenment thought. Read More About Education professors explore women’s impact on Enlightenment
An article published by the Environmental Monitor magazine takes an extensive look at research by Professor Charley Liberko. Read More About Environmental Monitor magazine reports on Liberko’s research
The Forum on Education Abroad identified two Cornell off-campus courses as representative of best practices in student learning and development and academic framework. Read More About 2 off-campus courses cited for best practices
Newsweek published “Hothouse Earth: Climate Domino Effect could lead to Runaway Global Warming,” which features an interview with Rhawn Denniston. Read More About Denniston Interviewed in Newsweek Article
Professor of Psychology Melinda Green is greatly expanding her research on eating disorders with the notification that she’s been awarded a grant for nearly $400,000 from the National Institute of Mental Health. Read More About Green receives NIH grant to reduce eating disorder symptoms
A new academic year begins today at Cornell College, and the college welcomes nine new faculty members in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Read More About 9 new faculty to teach at Cornell College
Cornell College Professor of Chemistry Craig Teague can now add “book editor” to his list of accomplishments as his book “Engaging Students in Physical Chemistry” is released. Read More About Professor Teague edits book: “Engaging Students in Physical Chemistry”
Cornell College professors Erin Davis and Emily Walsh teach and research very different topics, but they're finding unique ways to collaborate through team-teaching. Read More About Better together: Team-teaching at Cornell College
Professor Christina Penn-Goetsch received an unexpected honor at Commencement when she was announced as the recipient of the Exemplary Teacher Award. Read More About Penn-Goetsch receives Exemplary Teacher Award
Cornell College Composer in Residence and Lecturer in Music Aaron Perrine has won the 2017 CBDNA Young Band Composition Contest. Read More About Perrine wins national composition award
Professor of History Catherine Stewart is one of only three Iowa scholars to receive a highly-competitive grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Read More About Stewart receives NEH grant for second book
Cornell College's Kirilka Stavreva was elected to the executive committee of the Modern Language Association of America (MLA) Forum on Women’s and Gender Studies. Read More About Stavreva elected to MLA Forum on Women’s and Gender Studies
Professor Hans Hassell explore what's behind a primary election in his new book “The Party’s Primary,” published by Cambridge University Press. Read More About Hassell publishes book exploring primary elections
“Scodella da Impagliata” is a ceramic art exhibition of new work by Professor of Art Susannah Biondo-Gemmell. Read More About Student presentation leads to faculty art exhibit