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The pages of today’s newspapers are packed with stories about economic inequality in which the rich are becoming richer and the poor are falling behind. Read More About Knoop explores economic inequality in new book
Join Cornell College voice instructor Benjamin Laur with pianist Seong-Sil Kim for an evening of song celebrating the baryton-Martin voice on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Read More About Ben Laur recital celebrates baryton-Martin voice
Cornell College’s Music Mondays series continues Jan. 27 with the Palisades Ensemble, a regional group formed and directed by Professor Martin Hearne. Read More About Palisades Ensemble makes special Music Mondays appearance Jan. 27
Ilene Whitney Crawford, a 1992 graduate of Cornell College, has been hired as dean of the college effective July 1, 2020. Read More About Cornell College hires Ilene Crawford ’92 as dean
Cornell students took home the Overall Winner award in the Novice Division at the MinneMUDAC student data science challenge on Nov. 9 in the Twin Cities. Read More About Cornell team wins at data science competition
Iowa Public Radio interviewed Dutch composer Douwe Eisenga about his work, "The Flood, Requiem," making its U.S. premiere at Cornell on Nov. 8. Read More About IPR previews Cornell’s U.S. premiere of ‘The Flood, Requiem’
Jonathan Lopez, a nurse for the past seven years, decided to pursue another one of his passions: business. When he transferred to Cornell College he realized that switching to the block plan was a bit of an adjustment from his previous experiences studying on the traditional semester schedule—one he was happy to accommodate. Even though […] Read More About Transfer student quickly invests in Cornell community
As Iowa continues to recover from flooding, Cornell College will present an artistic response with the U.S. premiere of “The Flood, Requiem” on Nov. 8. Read More About Flood requiem makes U.S. premiere at Cornell College
The Steel Drum Ensembles program will present a concert of Halloween favorites at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in King Chapel. Read More About Steel Drum concert features Halloween music
The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette interviewed Professor of English Glenn Freeman for a story about the launch of Cornell’s M.F.A. program in creative writing. Read More About Gazette reports on creative writing MFA program
Soprano Lisa Hearne and pianist Joyce Strabala will present a recital of “Greatest Hits” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22. It will be Hearne’s final faculty recital. Read More About Hearne presents ‘Greatest Hits’ as final recital
KCRG-TV9 aired a story on Cornell’s adjustment to Grinnell College canceling the remainder of its football season—including the Cornell game Nov. 9. Read More About Local TV covers Grinnell-Cornell game cancellation
Poetry lovers can soon get their hands on Professor of English Glenn Freeman’s fourth collection of poems. Read More About Freeman’s new book inspires readers to see things differently
With the start of its 167th academic year this week, Cornell College welcomes not just students but nine new faculty members teaching a wide range of subjects. Read More About Cornell College welcomes 9 new faculty
John McGrane '73 spoke to the campus community as we started our first day of class for fall 2019. Read More About John McGrane ’73: Opening Convocation Speech
Professor of English Professor Kirilka Stavreva was recently elected to the Executive Board of the European Shakespeare Research Association. Read More About Stavreva elected to European Shakespeare Research Association board
Times Higher Education (THE) recently released a report in which Cornell College was listed in the top 10 for best faculty interactions with students. Read More About Cornell scores in top 10 for best faculty interactions with students