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Cornell College Redesigns Core Curriculum

Cornell College's core curriculum has had minor modifications over the years, but this redesign is a more transformative change. Phase II consists of four pilot projects, which will unfold over the next two academic years.
26-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Research team receives NSF climate change grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded the team more than $676,ooo to study stalagmites from caves in central and southern Portugal as a means of investigating how rainfall changed over decades and centuries starting 2,500 years ago.
26-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


A life changed

Randy Santiago never expected to leave his Chicago neighborhood, let alone go to college. Yet on May 13 he’ll graduate from Cornell College and will head to Madrid, Spain, with a Fulbright Award.
4-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Cornell College's Rhawn Denniston Receives NSF Grant to Explore Prehistoric Fire Activity

The National Science Foundation has awarded Cornell College Professor of Geology Rhawn Denniston a grant in the amount of $51,645 to examine how prehistoric fire activity may be recorded by stalagmites.
27-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Neuroscience Research Suggests Cognitive Imbalance Can Occur After Heading a Soccer Ball

New behavioral neuroscience research suggests there’s likely a connection between heading the ball in soccer and brain imbalance.
19-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Cornell Student Honored as 2018 Newman Civic Fellow

Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 268 students who will make up the organization’s 2018 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Cornell...
12-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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

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Political Research Shows What’s Really Going on with Primary Elections

5-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST


New Year's Resolution to Lose Weight? How Far Is Too Far?

4-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST


Professor Available to Discuss Travel and Economics

This travel season, a new book is out that features economic concepts that all travelers should understand. The author uses real-life examples throughout the pages of the book, hoping readers learn to think deeply about what they see.
17-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT


Trump Loses Support of GOP Leaders

12-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT


Cornell College Professor Available to Discuss Topics with the Media Related to Transgender Issues and Gender Identification.

17-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Cornell College professor uses #3Dprinting to recreate ancient cultures

19-Nov-2015 8:05 AM EST

Politics Professor on the Effects of The "Invisible Primary"

28-Oct-2015 12:00 AM EDT


Politics Professor Available for Post-Debate Analysis

13-Oct-2015 7:05 PM EDT

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