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Hassell Discovers What’s Really Behind a Primary Election

Primary elections were created to give voters more of a voice in candidate selection before the general election. Cornell College Professor of Politics Hans Hassell has researched the topic for years and has discovered there’s more to the story.
5-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Research Team Creates Virtual Reality Surgical Simulator

Senior Nicholas Bieno is teaming up with Professor of Engineering Brian Johns to create a virtual reality surgical simulator for a procedure that repairs hip fractures.
30-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell College Expands Theatre and Dance Program

The departments of music and theatre & dance are on track to offer a new degree, the bachelor of fine arts (BFA) in musical theatre, next fall.
30-Oct-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CSRI Student Searches for New Trends in Research Data

Ben Garcia is working with Professor Marty Condon on a long-running research project that focuses on the evolutionary biology of some unique flies, the flowers they live on, and their predators, to better understand the diverse species from Central...
18-Oct-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Psychology Research Team Analyzes Online Prevention Project

Ringer Distinguished Professor of Psychology Melinda Green hasn’t missed a beat on her research about the heart’s relationship to eating disorders for 15 years.
17-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Professor Researches Cultural Clashes in the Classroom

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.
16-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Geologists Study the Past to Learn About El Niño's Future

Geologists at Cornell College are trying to discover how El Niño will behave in the future, and they are doing so by looking back in time.
8-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Hassell Finds Absentee Vote-by-Mail Efforts Have Little Impact

Cornell College Professor of Politics Hans Hassell worked with a Republican Party organization in Minnesota to see if it increased electoral participation, and found absentee vote-by-mail efforts have little impact.
2-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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