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Take-Home Kits Essential to Online Physics Labs

A Cornell College physics professor assembled and mailed take-home lab kits to each student in his online course because of the global pandemic.
11-Jun-2020 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cornell College professor pivots quickly to teach COVID-19 course

When Cornell College made the decision to offer distance learning to protect its students and faculty from COVID-19, Biology Professor Barbara Christie-Pope began to rethink her Block 8 class.
8-May-2020 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Schools turn to Cornell College’s block plan during pandemic

As one of only a few colleges in the country teaching on a block plan, Iowa’s Cornell College is acting as a resource for other schools as they struggle to adapt to unpredictable scenarios during a pandemic.
7-May-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Knoop explores economic inequality in new book

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. Those stories inspired Cornell College Professor of Economics and Business Todd Knoop to look...
5-Mar-2020 5:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Cornell expands esports program with League of Legends

Cornell College’s esports program is expanding into a new esport following a successful first semester competing in Overwatch.
21-Feb-2020 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Flood requiem makes U.S. premiere at Cornell College

As Iowa and other areas of the country continue their long-term recovery from major floods, Cornell College will present an artistic response with the U.S. premiere of Dutch composer Douwe Eisenga’s “The Flood, Requiem” at 7:30 p.m. Friday,...
31-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cornell College to celebrate completion of Science Facilities Project

Cornell College is celebrating the completion of its Science Facilities Project with a dedication ceremony and public tours during Homecoming & Reunion Weekend of 2019. The project included the construction of Russell Science Center and the...
18-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cornell College scores big with new esports program

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.
11-Sep-2019 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cornell College (IA) President Jonathan Brand is available to discuss block plan schedules, which many colleges are exploring as this pandemic continues. Cornell adopted a block schedule 42 years ago.

7-May-2020 2:35 PM EDT

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Researcher Pushes Medical Professionals to Examine Cardiac Biomarker in Eating Disorder Patients

Research continues to prove that a cardiac biomarker is an important key to assessing treatment progress in women with eating disorders.
2-Apr-2019 3:50 PM EDT

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

5-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST

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

4-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST

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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

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Trump Loses Support of GOP Leaders

12-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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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

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Cornell College's picturesque campus is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa. One of the "Colleges That Change Lives," Cornell College is a national liberal arts college with a distinctive One Course At A Time curriculum. Students take one class for 18 days, which provides students the chance to dive into their studies and focus more intensely on the classes of their choice. Cornellians learn with the unique freedom to shed the confines of the traditional classroom-studying off-campus, pursuing research, or accepting an internship-all without missing out on other classes.

With a student body from 42 states and 17 foreign countries, and renowned visiting speakers, faculty, and entertainers, Cornell offers the world from its hilltop campus.

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