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Denniston receives NSF grant to study fire activity with stalagmites

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Cornell College W.H. Norton Professor of Geology Rhawn Denniston a $199,785 grant to study the use of stalagmites as records of prehistoric fire activity in the Australian tropics.
4-May-2022 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cornell College hires Wilson as new associate vice president for student affairs

Cornell College is proud to announce the hire of Jackie Wilson as the college’s new associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students.
2-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell College partners with ISU Ivy College of Business to guarantee student acceptance into 3 master’s programs

Cornell College and Iowa State University Ivy College of Business are teaming up in a new partnership that streamlines the acceptance process for Cornell students interested in enrolling in one of three master’s programs in business.
6-Apr-2022 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Professor receives grant to study pandemic impact on school boards

Cornell College Assistant Professor of American Politics Megan Goldberg was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation to explore what’s happening in boardrooms across the country.
2-Mar-2022 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Cornell introduces data science, applied statistics majors

With so much data in our world, there’s more demand for people who can interpret and understand it.
23-Feb-2022 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Cornell offers new ecology and evolutionary biology major

Cornell College students who enjoy field research and enjoy understanding the biology of endangered species now have an option to specialize in coursework on those topics and select the new ecology and evolutionary biology major.
16-Feb-2022 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Cornell College introduces 2 new sustainability majors

Cornell College is introducing two new majors: Environmental science and sustainability and Environmental justice and sustainability.
9-Feb-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Stewart’s research released in The Journal of American History

Cornell College Professor of History Catherine Stewart’s research provides new clues to how Black domestic workers in Southern households during the Great Depression found ways to survive their jobs and enjoy their lives.
8-Feb-2022 6:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Education professors provide tips for K-12 parents, teachers for online learning

K–12 schools are offering education in a way the country and the world has never seen before. Cornell College education professors offer tips for parents and teachers for successful online learning.
16-Dec-2020 2:05 PM EST

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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

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