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Newswise: Cornell College scores big with new esports program

Article ID: 718811

Cornell College scores big with new esports program

Cornell College

Head Coach and Program Director for Esports Mayson Sheehan just filled the varsity roster with 18 students for Cornell’s inaugural year. The esports team will soon compete in matches for the game Overwatch.

Released:
11-Sep-2019 1:30 PM EDT

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Article ID: 717707

Cornell College Launches 1st Graduate Degree in Creative Writing

Cornell College

Cornell College will kick off its first graduate degree program in nearly 100 years during the summer of 2020. Since 1936 the college has focused solely on undergraduate programming, but soon the college will expand its offerings with a low-residency master’s in fine arts (M.F.A.) in creative writing program.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Research takes new approach to understanding success on the volleyball court

Article ID: 717499

Research takes new approach to understanding success on the volleyball court

Cornell College

Their findings revealed that while height is a large component of volleyball and can provide advantages to certain positions, the success of a player is not determined by height alone.

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14-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 715884

Dogs, turtles, biology mix for Cornell College summer research

Cornell College

Professor of Biology Andy McCollum and his three student researchers received some help this summer from a team of turtle-finding dogs. This year marked the 16th year of McCollum’s research on the ornate box turtle, which is native in Iowa. It’s also a threatened species due to environmental changes, predators, and poaching.

Released:
16-Jul-2019 12:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 715876

Cornell College students travel the globe to research climate change

Cornell College

William Harmon Norton Professor of Geology Rhawn Denniston has students working across the globe this summer on his long-running climate research.

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16-Jul-2019 11:30 AM EDT
Newswise: Nobel Prize winner Steven Chu to speak at Cornell College

Article ID: 715873

Nobel Prize winner Steven Chu to speak at Cornell College

Cornell College

Nobel Prize winner and former U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will speak on “Climate Change and Innovative Paths to a Sustainable Future” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, on the Cornell College campus.

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16-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Soft drink by-products could reduce global warming

Article ID: 714706

Soft drink by-products could reduce global warming

Cornell College

Cornell College Professor of Chemistry Craig Teague and his students have discovered that the by-products of soft drinks could help reduce global warming.

Released:
20-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Quimby Takes Stage as Commencement Speaker

Article ID: 711884

Quimby Takes Stage as Commencement Speaker

Cornell College

Belou Quimby ’19 was selected by her peers as the graduation speaker for Cornell College on May 12, 2019.

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24-Apr-2019 4:00 PM EDT

Education

Newswise: Alumnus Takes Class Experience to New Level

Article ID: 711852

Alumnus Takes Class Experience to New Level

Cornell College

Justin Futrell decided he’d do 1,000 pull-ups in a single day, and he’d do it with the goal of raising $25,000 to build a well in a Tanzanian village.

Released:
24-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Education

Newswise: Cornell College's David Berger Receives Fulbright for Cancer Research

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Cornell College's David Berger Receives Fulbright for Cancer Research

Cornell College

David Berger ’19 is not only getting ready to graduate, but he’s getting ready to move to Austria after getting the news that’s he has received a Fulbright grant to research cancer treatments.

Released:
3-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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