Events

Wednesday, April 17

Cornell Alumni Association Travel Program: Sorrento

Cornell Alumni Association Travel Program:...

Alumni

Drive along the Amalfi Coast, one of the most amazing Mediterranean shores, and delight in the colorful architecture of the vertical town of Positano and the...

Positano, Sorrento  
Cornell's 161 and More!

Cornell's 161 and More!

Special Event / Community Center Programs

Want to hear the breakdown behind Cornell's "161 Things Every Cornellian Should Do"!? Come to RPCC to learn about these 161 fun things and more! Learn about...

Robert Purcell Community Center  
Diversity Hosting Month for Newly Admitted Students

Diversity Hosting Month for Newly Admitted...

Come experience first-hand Ezra Cornell’s vision of “Any person…any study” with your potential classmates from across the country. Diversity Hosting promises...

Various Locations  
Half Staff Flag

Half Staff Flag

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 in honor of the victims of...

 
Plutarch's Sympotic Writings in Their Trajanic Context

Plutarch's Sympotic Writings in Their Trajanic...

Lecture / Classics

Jason Koenig, Senior Lecturer in Greek, Deputy Head of School, Director of Research at University of St. Andrews. His work focuses primarily on the Greek...

Goldwin Smith Hall  
Poetry Walk of Mundy Wildflower Garden

Poetry Walk of Mundy Wildflower Garden

Reading, Special Event, Tour / College of Arts & Sciences, Cornell Plantations, English

Come celebrate National Poetry Month on this self-guided audio tour that pairs each flower in bloom along the stone path with a recording of a contemporary...

 
Humans vs. Zombies

Humans vs. Zombies 6:00am

Athletic, Special Event

Humans vs. Zombies is a campus-wide, modified game of tag running from April 17th - April 26th! All players begin as "humans," and must hide and defend...

Cornell Central Campus  
Cornell Club of Long Island: Breakfast Club

Cornell Club of Long Island: Breakfast Club 7:45am

Alumni

Cornell Club of Long Island: Breakfast ClubCornell alumni, students and family from any and all industries are welcomed to our monthly networking event to...

East Meadow, NY  
A New Burma: An Introduction in Photography

A New Burma: An Introduction in Photography 8:00am

Exhibit / Mann Library, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University Library

Reforms in Myanmar are creating new opportunities for exploring a country that has long remained shrouded by geopolitical isolation. This photography exhibit...

Mann Library  
Focus on Fungus

Focus on Fungus 8:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Mann Library

Fungi are mysterious things that capture our imaginations with their weird, ephemeral beauty. Cornell's Plant Pathology Herbarium contains the stories of...

Mann Library  
Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation at 150

Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation at 150 9:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln issuing the Emancipation Proclamation, Cornell University Library will publicly display its unique...

Kroch Library  
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  
OPEN HOUSE for the NY STATE DIVISION OF VETERAN AFFAIRS AT CORNELL

OPEN HOUSE for the NY STATE DIVISION OF VETERAN... 9:00am

Meeting, Special Event, Networking / Office of Workforce Diversity & Inclusion

Join your fellow colleagues on April 17th in welcoming a new on-campus support service for veterans! Special Remarks at 9:30am from: Bob Stundtner,...

Humphreys Service Building  
Ana Mendieta in Exile: Selected Films

Ana Mendieta in Exile: Selected Films 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

A rare glimpse into the filmic work of Ana Mendieta (1948-1985), who used her body to explore issues of displacement, identity, and diaspora through...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Beauties and Beasties in Children's Book Illustrations

Beauties and Beasties in Children's Book... 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

This exhibition highlights original drawings, paintings, objects, and books by a variety of artists who have been deeply engaged in creating images for the...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Drawn to Excellence: Renaissance to Romantic Drawings from a Private Collection

Drawn to Excellence: Renaissance to Romantic... 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

This exhibition, organized by the Smith College Museum of Art, offers one of the finest opportunities in the Johnson’s forty-year history for our audiences...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Student Arts Showcase

Student Arts Showcase 10:00am

Special Event / Johnson Museum of Art

The annual Student Arts Showcase at the Johnson Museum celebrates the many artistic talents of Cornell students—visual and performing. Student art will be on...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Weavers' Stories from Island Southeast Asia

Weavers' Stories from Island Southeast Asia 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

This experimental exhibition, organized by the Fowler Museum at UCLA, provides museum visitors with an opportunity to engage more deeply with the lives of...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Windows 8 Campus Demo Tour

Windows 8 Campus Demo Tour 10:00am

Special Event

Get a hands-on opportunity to experience the new, cool features of Windows 8. Trained representatives from Campus Entertainment will staff the event...

Cornell Store  
Bradford Condon - Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Spring 2013 Seminar

Bradford Condon - Plant Pathology and... 12:20pm

Seminar / Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Sustainability

Bradford Condon (PPPMB) will present "Genomic and genetic analyses across Cochliobolus species: Toxic and ironclad insights."

Plant Science Building  
Pedagogy and Pedometers

Pedagogy and Pedometers 12:30pm

Take a break from the office, reduce stress, and talk about teaching with other faculty members, all in a half hour! The Center for Teaching Excellence...

Meet us in front of the Computing and Communications Center (Ag Quad)  
Entrepreneurship Career and Information Fair

Entrepreneurship Career and Information Fair 1:00pm

Held in conjunction with the 2013 Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration, this event gives employers an opportunity to identify candidates from diverse majors,...

Statler Hotel  
Coffee Hour: Fostering Critical Thinking in Science and Math

Coffee Hour: Fostering Critical Thinking in... 1:45pm

Food/Catering, Webinar, Presentation / Graduate School

You probably want your students to go beyond memorizing vocabulary and equations and learn how to think critically and evaluate ideas. What is critical...

Caldwell Hall  
Patents & Innovation:  the America Invents Act and other Changes at the USPTO

Patents & Innovation: the America Invents... 2:00pm

Seminar / Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization

Sue Purvis, the Department of Commerce Innovation Outreach Coordinator for the Greater New York region, will discuss how the USPTO is implementing the...

Weill Hall  
"Experimental Insights into Earth's Deep Boundaries:  What Can We Learn About Planetary Evolution from Material Properties Under Extreme Conditions?"

"Experimental Insights into Earth's Deep... 3:30pm

Seminar / CALS Communications, College of Engineering, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

EAS Spring 2013 Seminar by Prof. Jackie Li from the Univ. of Michigan. Refreshments will be served at 3:00pm in the Snee Hall Atrium

Snee Hall  
Veterinary Senior Seminars

Veterinary Senior Seminars 4:30pm

Veterinary College

Jeff Godbey - "Fungal Gastritis in a Dolphin (Tursiops aduncus)" Francis Kaminski (SGU) - "Sarcoma in the Pelvic Limb of a 13 year old DSH Cat" Mark Fagan...

Veterinary College  
"Islam and the Secular State," Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

"Islam and the Secular State,"... 4:45pm

Lecture

The Institute for Comparative Modernities, the Clarke Initiative for Law and Development in the Middle East and North Africa, and the Institute for African...

Goldwin Smith Hall  
Islam and the Secular State

Islam and the Secular State 4:45pm

Seminar

The Institute for Comparative Modernitites The Clarke Initiative for Law and Development in the Middle East and North Africa & The Institute for African...

Goldwin Smith Hall  
Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholars (RCPRS) Senior Expo

Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholars... 5:00pm

Exhibit

Nearly fifty talented Cornell University seniors will present and discuss their research at the annual RCPRS Senior Expo April 17 from 5-6:30 in the Physical...

Physical Sciences Building  
The 28th Annual Spring Forum

The 28th Annual Spring Forum 5:00pm

Research

The Spring Forum is a celebration of research: the largest undergraduate research poster symposium held at Cornell, this year with around a hundred...

Duffield Hall  
Joel Sanders Lecture: Groundwork: Between Landscape and Architecture

Joel Sanders Lecture: Groundwork: Between... 5:15pm

Lecture / College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Architecture, Sustainability

Combining teaching with practice, speculative projects with built commissions, Joel Sanders dedicates his work to the creation of innovative environments in...

Milstein Hall  
Accepted Students Event

Accepted Students Event 6:00pm

Alumni

Date:6:00 - 8:30 pm - Wednesday, April 17, 2013Venue: Park Hyatt Beijing - 3rd Floor Grand Hall, 2 Jianguomenwai Street, Chaoyang District, BeijingTel: +8610...

Beijing, China  
CEN NYC: The Business of Hip-Hop

CEN NYC: The Business of Hip-Hop 6:00pm

Alumni

Event description goes here

NYC  
Cornell Club of Boston: Young Alumni Happy Hour

Cornell Club of Boston: Young Alumni Happy Hour 6:00pm

Alumni

Cornell Club of Boston- Young Alumni Happy HourDate : Wednesday, April 17, 2013Time : 6:00pm- 8:00pmLocation : Battery Park Bar & Lounge, 33 Batterymarch...

Boston, MA  
Free Film Screening: "BAG IT"

Free Film Screening: "BAG IT" 6:00pm

Film / Other

Cornell's R5 Operations Department, and Ithaca First, is pleased to announce the screening of the film "Bag It." Did you know that Americans waste 60,000...

Uris Hall  
Investing in Korea: Strategic Issues for 2013 and Beyond

Investing in Korea: Strategic Issues for 2013... 6:00pm

Webinar / Johnson Graduate School of Management

KPMG High Growth Markets Webcast. Join us for the latest in KPMG's new High Growth markets Webcast series focusing on investment opportunities, challenges,...

Sage Hall  
Jazz at Dinner

Jazz at Dinner 6:00pm

Music

Join the Trommer Sextet Teddy Gross, tenor Felicia Lashley, trombone Jack Reep, guitar Diana Rypkema, bass Alex Huth, piano William Lynch, drums part of the...

Hans Bethe House  
MissRepresentation Documentary Screening

MissRepresentation Documentary Screening 6:30pm

Film

Miss Representation is a 90 min. documentary directed by Jennifer Siebel Newson. The documentary exposes how mainstream media contribute to the...

Alice Statler Auditorium  
SALSA CLASS 5 Week Series

SALSA CLASS 5 Week Series 6:30pm

Cultural, Dance (Social), Class/ Workshop / Student Organization

Wednesdays – Begins March 27 Register Now Dates: 3.27, 4.3, 4.10, 4.17, 4.24 Salsa Beginner 1 6:30-7:40pm Salsa Beginner 2 7:45-8:55pm ...

Big Red Barn  
Cornell Club of Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton - Art 101 Talk: The Black Contemporaries

Cornell Club of Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton... 7:00pm

Alumni

Harvard Business School Club of South Florida FoundationArt 101 Talk: The Black ContemporariesWednesday, April 17, 20137:00 PM – 9:00 PMMuseum Of...

North Miami, FL  
Cornell Club of Rockland County: Healthy Options - Innovation and Change in the Healthcare System by ILR Professor Peter Lazes

Cornell Club of Rockland County: Healthy... 7:00pm

Alumni

The Cornell Club of Rockland County: Healthy Options - Innovation and Change in the Healthcare SystemA Presentation by Cornell ILR Professor Peter Lazes,...

Stony Point, NY  
Cornell Alumni Association of the Ithaca Area - Annual Spring Lecture

Cornell Alumni Association of the Ithaca Area -... 7:15pm

Alumni

Cornell Alumni Association of the Ithaca AreaAnnual Spring Lecture:"Against the Odds - Transforming a Long Shot Race to One of the Most Competitive in the...

Ithaca, NY  
Climate Change: It's Only a Matter of Counting Calories

Climate Change: It's Only a Matter of Counting... 7:30pm

Lecture / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Student Organization

In celebration of Earth Day 2013 coming up, professor of plant biology Thomas Owens presents a talk highligting current evidence, indicators and measurements...

Mann Library  
THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES

THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES 7:30pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

2012 > USA > Directed by Lauren Greenfield. With Virginia Nebab, David Siegel, Jaqueline Siegel. Billionaire Timeshare Mogul David Siegel and his wife made...

Willard Straight Theatre  
CU Music: Les Petits Violons

CU Music: Les Petits Violons 8:00pm

Music / Department of Music

Les Petits Violons; Carlos Ramirez, director. Features 16th- and 17th-century music from Spain and Italy, including works by Antonio de Cabezón and Tarquino...

Barnes Hall  

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