Events

Wednesday, November 20

Shoe Drive

Donate your gently worn shoes to benefit the Renacer program which assists with maternal health in Guatemala. Drop-off boxes are located around campus. The...

Now Scream!: the Hip Hop Collection exhibition

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

Remembering Lincoln at Gettysburg

Cornell University Library’s new exhibition Remembering Lincoln at Gettysburg commemorates the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, his...

Cornell Ring Event

Order an official Cornell ring from the Balfour representative. Save up to $125 on select rings. Guaranteed holiday delivery.

Encountering the Floating World: Ukiyo-e and the West

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

Laylah Ali: The Greenheads Series

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

Roger Shimomura: Minidoka on My Mind

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...

SEQUOIA Recent Work by Slater Bradley

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...

Vietnamese Ceramics from the Menke Collection

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

Dyson School Seminar: Only One Tree From Each Seed? Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Effectiveness in Payments for Ecosystem Services

We evaluate the tradeoffs between environmental impact and poverty alleviation in a federal conditional cash transfer program for forest protection in...

Live, Love, Pie

Pie professors and friends or leave a monetary donation in exchange for a baked good to spread love into other people’s lives! Donations will be used to...

Cholera in a Time of U.N. Peacekeeping

Cholera in a Time of U.N. Peacekeeping -- should a multilateral organization ever pay reparations to victims for the harms caused by peacekeepers, whether...

You Can't Outsource Leadership: What I learned on the Way to Retirement

Robert Herdt, Cornell Adjunct Professor, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management

CIRTL webcast: Grading in the American System and Offering Effective Feedback

This discussion is about the basics of the American grading system and typical issues related to providing grades and feedback to American students To...

Flipping an Undergraduate Science Course: Engaging Students to Promote Deeper Learning and Academic Success

Teaching a class of 100+ students involves many challenges, from logistics to assessment to management. However, meaningful and engaging learning can still...

The Effects Piecemeal Immigration Bills on the LGBT Community

LGBT immigrants live at the intersection of two vulnerable groups, and are at a disproportionate risk of facing abuse and discrimination based on their...

The Effects Piecemeal Immigration Bills on the LGBT Community

LGBT immigrants live at the intersection of two vulnerable groups, and are at a disproportionate risk of facing abuse and discrimination based on their...

"Atmospheric Impacts of Expanded Natural Gas Use"

Hydraulic fracturing of shale formations (shale gas) is projected by the Energy Information Administration to become the dominant source of domestic natural...

Seminar

Atmospheric Impacts of Expanded Natural Gas Use

Biophysics Colloquium

William Schief of the Scripps Research Institute presents "Epitope focused vaccine design". Host: Summer Saraf & Lucy Brennan. Abstract: Conserved epitopes...

International Economics, Jose Lopes

http://www.economics.cornell.edu/seminars/international.html The Impact of Austerity on GDP - A Panel VAR Narrative Approach

Beatrice Fairfax Film Screening

Screening of 1916 silent film serial, Beatrice Fairfax. Produced by the Wharton Brothers and filmed primarily in Ithaca, NY. Held by the Preservation Studies...

Engaged Learning + Research "Brewing Change" Coffee Series - Translating Ideas into Action

Join Red Ideas in collaboration with Engaged Learning + Research at this inspiring coffee hour to discuss positive impacts that have been made in the Cornell...

How to Disappear: Reading and Conversation

Haytham al-Wardany is a writer who lives and works in Berlin and Cairo. In 2011 he published his third collection of stories, Daydream (Cairo: Mirit Press),...

Sailing to Naukratis: Sappho on her Brothers

Dirk Obbink is the University Lecturer in Papyrology and Greek Literature, Faculty of Classics, at the University of Oxford. Professor Obbink is known for...

Veterinary Senior Seminars

Shirley Yang (SGU) - "Chronic Valve Disease with Ruptured Chordae Tendineae in a Chinese Crested" Mila Kundu - "Hepatic Lipidosis in a 9-year-old Maine Coon...

Wendy Brown, "The Demos Undone: Neoliberalism, Democracy, Citizenship"

Neoliberalism is more than a set of economic policies. As a form of reason developed into a governing rationality, it converts every aspect of contemporary...

Cornell Club of Wisconsin - Happy Hour

Wed, Nov. 20th, Happy Hour, 5-7 pm, Next Door Brewing Company, 2439 Atwood Ave, MadisonCo-Partner and Head Brewer Keith Symonds (ILR ’85) has invited us have...

Event Title: Cornell University and the College of Arts & Sciences present: Cornell Evening at the Opera featuring Cornell Professor and Soprano Judith Kellock

Please note: the Pre-opera Presentation & Vocal Performance with Judith Kellock is SOLD OUT and due to space, we cannot accommodate walk-ins.You are welcome...

The Cornell Store's Customer Appreciation Sale

Take 20% off Almost Everything in the Store*! Wed., Nov. 20 (5pm-7pm) Thurs., Nov. 21 (8am-5:30pm) Fri., Nov.22 (8am-5:30pm) It’s the best time to purchase...

Greg Keeffe Lecture: Adventures in Technoscape

Adventures in the Technoscape: Sustainability and the Post-Industrial City Greg Keeffe, the 2013 Strauch Visiting Critic, is an academic and urban designer...

Collegetown Halls Faculty Dinner

Join Faculty Fellows PB and Molly for dinner. Informal discussions of topics you are interested in and support from our wonderful faculty members. For...

Cornell Alumni Association of Central Ohio - Board Meeting

The next CAACO Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at 6 p.m. at King Avenue Five (945 King Ave., Cols.). Hopefully, we will be in the...

Discover: World Record

Learn about different world records and how people achieved them.

Balch Hall Community Dinner - Birthday Bash

Hosted by FIR Paul Merrill at Appel on the third floor. Join your fellow residents, Residential Staff, Faculty, and special guests. We will honor all...

NYC Cornellians: Book Club - "Recipe for a Happy Life" with Brenda Janowitz '95

NYC Cornellians Book Club: Recipe for a Happy Life with Brenda Janowitz '95Join author Brenda Janowitz '95 for a discussion about her new book: Recipe for a...

All Alumni Mixer - Shanghai

Join us this coming Wednesday (November 20) for the monthly Alumni Mixer at Vins Descombe. And since Thanksgiving is coming up, we have a special deal lined...

Documentary Showing

We will be showing “A Walk to Beautiful,” an award winning PBS documentary that tells the story of women with obstetric fistula in Ethiopia. Anyone is...

KILLER OF SHEEP

1978 > USA > Directed by Charles Burnett With Henry Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Angela Burnett A classic masterpiece of independent African American cinema and...

Bethe Ansatz

Casual conversation after House Dinner each Wednesday evening in House Professor Scott MacDonald's apartment. Check to see who this week's speaker here:...

CU Music: Cornell Chamber Orchestra 11/20

Cornell Chamber Orchestra; Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor, with violinists Ariana Kim and Susan Waterbury. Features Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Five Variants of...

O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?

2000 > USA > Directed by Joel Coen With George Clooney, Tim Blake Nelson, John Turturro Partially based on Homer's "The Odyssey," the film follows the...

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