Events

Thursday, October 3

SPROCKET, THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE FILM SERIES

SPROCKET, THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE FILM SERIES

Film / Cognitive Science

First of 4 films this semester: October 3, 2013 Minority Report Directed by Steven Spielberg Starring Colin Farrell and Tom Cruise

Uris Hall, 202  
Maladjusted

Maladjusted 6:00am

Exhibit / Fiber Science & Apparel Design

Barbara L. Kuhlman Scholars’ Fiber and Wearable Arts Exhibition

Human Ecology Building (HEB), Jill Stuart Gallery  
Cornell Botanical Illustrators of the 20th Century

Cornell Botanical Illustrators of the 20th Century 8:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Mann Library

Most of us love art and most of us love to see beautiful plants. So, what happens when these two passions are combined for the purpose of scientific...

Mann Library, Top Shelf Gallery, 1st floor  
Pioneers: Early Women Scientists at Cornell

Pioneers: Early Women Scientists at Cornell 8:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Mann Library

This display explores the lives and work of some of the brilliant and fascinating women engaged in scientific research at Cornell in the late 19th and early...

Mann Library, Lobby  
Mindfulness Meditation, 8 Week Series

Mindfulness Meditation, 8 Week Series 9:00am

Reduce your stress & negative self-talk. Improve your focus & efficiency. Boost your immune system. Max. 15 participants. For details, email ajc3

Carl Becker House, TV Lounge  
Now Scream!: the Hip Hop Collection exhibition

Now Scream!: the Hip Hop Collection exhibition 9:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library

Cornell University Library’s new exhibition Now Scream! celebrates the Hip Hop culture's 40th birthday and the collection's first major exhibition. The...

Kroch Library, Hirshland Gallery, Level 2B, Rare and Manuscript Collections  
Birds and Blooms in Favored Places: A Photographer’s Potpourri of the Finger Lakes

Birds and Blooms in Favored Places: A... 9:30am

Exhibit / Cornell Plantations

The Finger Lakes offers abundant natural beauty to the observer. Photographer Paul Schmitt offers a collection of images encompassing native birds and...

Nevin Welcom Center  
Coco Fusco: The Empty Plaza/La Plaza Vacia

Coco Fusco: The Empty Plaza/La Plaza Vacia 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art, Latino Studies Program

Inspired by the 2011 Arab Spring, Coco Fusco chose the empty Plaza de la Revolución in Havana as the site for her meditation on public space, revolutionary...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Encountering the Floating World: Ukiyo-e and the West

Encountering the Floating World: Ukiyo-e and... 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

This exhibition explores the important relationship of Japanese prints to modern and contemporary fine and decorative art, and how this relationship...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Laylah Ali: The Greenheads Series

Laylah Ali: The Greenheads Series 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

Laylah Ali made more than eighty paintings on paper involving strange green-headed beings of indeterminate age, gender, race, and meaning. Over forty of...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Roger Shimomura: Minidoka on My Mind

Roger Shimomura: Minidoka on My Mind 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

Roger Shimomura’s series of paintings draws upon on his and his family’s experiences at Minidoka Relocation Center in Idaho, one of the internment camps...

Johnson Museum of Art  
SEQUOIA Recent Work by Slater Bradley

SEQUOIA Recent Work by Slater Bradley 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

Slater Bradley is perhaps best known for his Doppelgänger Trilogy from the early 2000s, a melancholic series that explored the mythology of images and the...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Vietnamese Ceramics from the Menke Collection

Vietnamese Ceramics from the Menke Collection 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

The history of Vietnamese ceramic traditions reflects the complex history of Vietnam itself. Early on, during a millennium of rule by China, northern...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Jem Cohen - Filmmaker Visits Cornell

Jem Cohen - Filmmaker Visits Cornell 10:10am

Film / Department of Performing and Media Arts

Jem Cohen is a New York City-based American filmmaker, especially known for his observational portraits of urban landscapes, blending of media formats and...

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, SB12  
Johnson Wellness Week

Johnson Wellness Week 10:30am

Special Event / Johnson Graduate School of Management

First set of finals, but you’re going to be okay! From Monday, Sept 30 to Thursday, Oct 5, drop in to the “Johnson Community Wellness Fair” at your leisure...

Sage Hall  
Art for Lunch: Roger Shimomura

Art for Lunch: Roger Shimomura 12:00pm

Tour / Johnson Museum of Art

Learn more about the exhibition Roger Shimomura: Minidoka on My Mind from Ellen Avril, the Johnson's chief curator and curator of Asian art.

Johnson Museum of Art  
National Student Day

National Student Day 12:00pm

Special Event

Come to The Cornell Store on Oct. 3 between 12-2pm to celebrate students and organizations that promote social responsibility, student volunteerism,...

Cornell Store, (lower level)  
SEAP Brown Bag Talk - Jeff McNeely, Senior Science Advisor, International Union for Conservation of Nature. A.D. White Professor, Cornell University - "Many Resources, Many Approaches: Comparing Policies and Practices of the ASEAN Countries"

SEAP Brown Bag Talk - Jeff McNeely, Senior... 12:00pm

Lecture / Southeast Asia Program

The Indianized States of Southeast Asia" was published in 1944 by George Coedes, one of the most outstanding French scholars of Southeast Asia. I have been...

Mann Library, 102  
Addressing the Empowerment of Afghan Women from a ‘State Strength’ Approach

Addressing the Empowerment of Afghan Women from... 12:15pm

Seminar / Reppy Institute, Sustainability

Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown bag seminar.

Uris Hall, G-08  
The Splash Down

The Splash Down 1:00pm

Athletic, Charity/Fundraiser, Food/Catering / Student Organization, Sustainability

What is it? Ithaca's ONLY kiteboarding competition is a collaboration with the Cornell Kiteboarding Club, Cornell Dining, Sustainable Tompkins, and Pew...

Cornell University  
R3 Symposium

R3 Symposium 3:30pm

College of Arts & Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Center for Vertebrate Genomics

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Cornell DNA Replication, Recombination, and Repair interest group. The symposium will feature 3 keynote speakers.

Weill Hall and Biotechnology Building, 226 Weill and G-10 Biotech  
"Advanced Magnetic Resonance Studies of Nanostructured Materials and Signal Enhancement"

"Advanced Magnetic Resonance Studies of... 4:00pm

Seminar / Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering

MSE Fall Seminar with Prof. Hans Wolfgang Spiess from Max-Planck-Institut fur Polymerforschung. Refreshments in 260 Bard Hall at 3:30pm

Kimball Hall, B11  
Astronomy Colloquium: the Solar Corona from Eclipse and Spacecraft Observations

Astronomy Colloquium: the Solar Corona from... 4:00pm

Research / Astronomy

Professor Jay Pasachoff (Williams College), an expert in the field of solar eclipses, will discuss the solar corona from eclipse and spacecraft observations.

Space Sciences Building, 105  
Development Seminar joint with Dyson, Amartya Lahiri

Development Seminar joint with Dyson, Amartya... 4:00pm

Seminar / Economics, Sustainability

http://www.economics.cornell.edu/seminars/development.html Structural Transformation and the Rural-Urban Divide (joint w/Viktoria Hnatkovska)

Uris Hall, 494  
GCB's Guest Speaker from Fosun Group

GCB's Guest Speaker from Fosun Group 4:00pm

Lecture

China is currently No.2 in the world in terms of GDP. Does the rise of the Chinese economy means the same for its enterprises? Although there are 93 Chinese...

Sage Hall, Ramin Parlor  
Graham Walker, MIT

Graham Walker, MIT 4:00pm

Seminar / Microbiology

Translesion DNA Polymerases, From Cancer Chemotherapy to Antibiotic Action

Biotechnology Building, G-10  
Michael Wesch: The End of Wonder in the Age of Whatever

Michael Wesch: The End of Wonder in the Age of... 4:00pm

Lecture / Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

Is this an "Age of Whatever," where anything is possible? Or an age of "whatever," where we feel increasingly disconnected and disempowered? Join Dr. Wesch...

Alice Statler Auditorium  
The End of Wonder in the Age of Whatever

The End of Wonder in the Age of Whatever 4:00pm

Lecture / Cornell University Library

In a world where we are constantly connected through new media and technology, how can we cultivate a sense of wonder in students? Join Michael Wesch as he...

Alice Statler Auditorium  
Macroeconomics Workshop, Javier Bianchi

Macroeconomics Workshop, Javier Bianchi 4:15pm

Seminar / Economics

http://www.economics.cornell.edu/seminars/macroeconomics.html

Uris Hall, 498  
Study abroad at Bocconi University in Milan

Study abroad at Bocconi University in Milan 4:15pm

Presentation / College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Trying to decide where to study abroad? Check out Bocconi University in Milan, Italy! PERKS FOR CALS STUDENTS: - Work directly with the CALS Exchange...

Mann Library, 102  
A Modest Proposal: Zitkala-Ša at Laura Ingalls Wilder's Cannibal Feast

A Modest Proposal: Zitkala-Ša at Laura Ingalls... 4:30pm

Lecture / English, American Studies Program

The 5th Annual Alumni Lecture of the Americanist Reading Group. Professor Bethany Schneider (Bryn Mawr) will be delivering a talk discussing citation and...

A. D. White House, Guerlac Room  
CU Music: Musicology Colloquium 10/3

CU Music: Musicology Colloquium 10/3 4:30pm

Lecture / Department of Music

Anna Zayaruznaya (Yale University) presents "The Imaginary Zoo of Musical Things." Assistant Professor of Music, Zayaruznaya is interested in the...

Lincoln Hall  
What You Can Do with a History Major

What You Can Do with a History Major 4:30pm

Roundtable / History

“What You Can Do with a History Major,” a panel discussion with field leaders and Cornell grads in finance, law, publishing, urban planning, and academic...

Statler Hall, 165  
"A Gender Lens on Corporate Culture and Financial Power"

"A Gender Lens on Corporate Culture and... 4:45pm

Lecture / Cornell Institute for Public Affairs

Barbara J. Krumsiek is Chair, President and CEO of Calvert Investments, Inc. Ms. Krumsiek's career in the investment business spans over three decades. Prior...

Plant Science Building, 233  
Philosophy of Fundamental Physics-Part II

Philosophy of Fundamental Physics-Part II 5:00pm

Lecture / Professor-at-Large Program, Physics

This is a singular time in the development of fundamental physics. The triumphs of the 20th century culminated in the understanding that the principles of...

Rockefeller Hall, Schwartz Auditorium  
Bill Gilbert Lecture: Art in the Age of STEM

Bill Gilbert Lecture: Art in the Age of STEM 5:15pm

Lecture / College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Art, American Studies Program, Landscape Architecture

Bill Gilbert is the director of the Land Arts of the American West Program, at the University of New Mexico. Gilbert completed his undergraduate work in...

Milstein Hall, Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium  
Cornell Club of Colorado - Fort Collins All Ivy Networking Happy Hour

Cornell Club of Colorado - Fort Collins All Ivy... 5:30pm

Alumni

All Ivy League Monthly Networking11/7 at 5:30 p.m., Fort Collins All Ivy Networking Happy Hour: 1st Thursday (El Monte Grill and Lounge, 1611 South College...

Fort Collins, CO  
Stadium Runs

Stadium Runs 5:45pm

To sign up, e-mail GRF Darvin @ dg423

Carl Becker House  
Cornell Alumni Association of Northern California - Lecture/Tour Mosquito Lab

Cornell Alumni Association of Northern... 6:00pm

Alumni

Lecture/Tour Mosquito Lab (San Jose)Cornell NorCalThursday, October 3, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)County Vector Control District Center1580 Berger...

San Jose, CA  
Cornell Club of Central New Jersey: Fall Dine and Learn

Cornell Club of Central New Jersey: Fall Dine... 6:00pm

Alumni

Cornell Club of Central New Jersey: Fall Dine and LearnJoin us for a special dinner in a private room at the lovely Nassau Club in Princeton. We will enjoy...

Princeton, NJ  
JGSM Wine Club tasting: Italian wines

JGSM Wine Club tasting: Italian wines 6:00pm

a tasting of italian wines (attendees must be members)

Sage Hall, 131  
Urban H.I.T Kick

Urban H.I.T Kick 6:25pm

Meet GRF Tine at Noyes

Noyes Community Center  
Come and Meet GCB's Guest Speaker from Fosun Group

Come and Meet GCB's Guest Speaker from Fosun Group 6:30pm

Lecture

Chinese Companies to Go International: Challenges and Opportunities China is currently No.2 in the world in terms of GDP. Does the rise of the Chinese...

Sage Hall, Ramin Parlor  
Cornell Club of Eastern Florida - Northwestern Kellogg Hosts Networking/Public Speaking Interactive Evening

Cornell Club of Eastern Florida - Northwestern... 6:30pm

Alumni

Thursday, October 3, 6:30 PM - Northwestern Kellogg hosts Networking/Public Speaking Interactive Evening at 95 Merrick Way in Coral Gables. $32.64. Click...

Coral Gables, FL  
Alash: throat singers from Tuva

Alash: throat singers from Tuva 7:00pm

Cultural / Community Center Programs

Straight from the heart of Central Asia comes Alash – a trio of master throat singers poised to captivate, fascinate, and educate the world with their...

Robert Purcell Community Center, 1st Floor Lounge  
Cornell Club of Western Washington - Cornell-Dartmouth-Princeton Alumni Happy Hour

Cornell Club of Western Washington -... 7:00pm

Alumni

Cornell-Dartmouth-Princeton Alumni Happy HourPlease, join us on Thursday, October 3rd starting at 7 PM at Little Water Cantina.Little Water Cantina2865...

Seattle, WA  
MUSEUM HOURS with filmmaker Jem Cohen

MUSEUM HOURS with filmmaker Jem Cohen 7:00pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

2012 > Austria/USA > Directed by Jem Cohen With Mary Margaret O'Hara, Bobby Sommer, Ela Piplits The city of Vienna and the grand Kunsthistorisches Art...

Willard Straight Theatre  
Recovering Wonder in the Age of Whatever

Recovering Wonder in the Age of Whatever 7:00pm

Presentation

National Geographic Emerging Explorer and US Professor of the Year Michael Wesch will discuss how we can and must recover our capacity for wonder and...

William T. Keeton House, G70 Keeton House  
THE HEAT

THE HEAT 10:00pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

2013 > USA > Directed by Paul Feig With Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Demian Bichir A straitlaced FBI agent and a boorish Boston police officer are...

Willard Straight Theatre  

Thursday, October 3

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