Events

Thursday, April 18

 Mark Hertsgaard, Independent Journalist “Winning the Climate Fight” - OPENING KEYNOTE

Mark Hertsgaard, Independent Journalist...

Conference/Workshop / Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future

On Thursday evening (4/18) this keynote kicks off an important, educational and exciting conference, "Climate Smart & Climate Ready", which is being...

Hangar Theatre  
Climate Smart Climate Ready Regional Conference

Climate Smart Climate Ready Regional Conference

Conference/Workshop

Join us April 18-21 in Ithaca and Cortland for a major regional conference on making our communities more climate friendly and climate resilient. Open to the...

Various Locations  
Cornell Alumni in San Antonio - Accepted Students Reception

Cornell Alumni in San Antonio - Accepted...

Alumni

4/18 – Accepted Students Reception (Medical Center)Details to be announced

San Antonio, TX  
Cornell Days 2013

Cornell Days 2013

Congratulations and welcome to the Class of 2017! Cornell Days is a program for you and your family to visit and explore Cornell. Whether you come for the...

Various Locations  
Cornell's Dance Expo

Cornell's Dance Expo

Seminar / Community Center Programs

Let's DANCE! Come by the RPCC 1st Floor TV Lounge to meet some of Cornell's favorite dance teams. Learn about the diversity within Cornell's own dance...

Robert Purcell Community Center, TV Lounge  
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  
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...

 
Slope Day POSSE

Slope Day POSSE

Volunteer for Slope Day! - Join with your friends and have tons of fun together! - Great chance to develop leadership skills! - All day, half day & 2-hour...

 
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  
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, Top Shelf Gallery, 1st floor of 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, Mann Gallery  
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, Level 2B, Rotunda, Rare and Manuscript Collections  
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  
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, lower level  
Spring People's School: Plant the Seeds of Solidarity

Spring People's School: Plant the Seeds of... 10:30am

Address, Meeting, Rally, Roundtable, Special Event

This Thursday, April 18th, from 10:30am to 4pm, members of the Cornell community will gather once again on the Arts Quad for a People's School--a set of...

Arts Quad  
"Incremental Success: African Constitutionalism and Islam," Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

"Incremental Success: African... 12:00pm

Please RSVP by Friday, April 12, 2013, to Jack Glezen at: jlg30@cornell.edu if you want to attend. Jack will reply stating: “Ok” if there are enough seats...

Myron Taylor Hall, Moot Court Room (390)  
BCTR Talks at Twelve: Barry Burkhart

BCTR Talks at Twelve: Barry Burkhart 12:00pm

Lecture / College of Human Ecology, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research

"An Outline of an Empirically Oriented Assessment and Treatment Program for Adolescent Sex Offenders" Lunch will be served. This event is open to all....

Beebe Hall, 2nd Floor conference room  
Islam and the Secular State

Islam and the Secular State 12:00pm

Seminar

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

Myron Taylor Hall, 390  
SEAP Brown Bag Lecture Series: Keng We Koh "Chinese Big Business in Colonial Southeast Asia: Eu Tong Sen, Tan Kah Kee & Oei Tiong Ham"

SEAP Brown Bag Lecture Series: Keng We Koh... 12:00pm

Cultural, Seminar / Southeast Asia Program

The history of Chinese overseas business in Southeast Asia has been inextricably linked to the history of Chinese migration and Chinese nationalism in...

Kahin Center  
"A Working Consensus: the Multilateral Politics of NATO’s Post-cold War Transformation"

"A Working Consensus: the Multilateral... 12:15pm

Seminar / Reppy Institute

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

Uris Hall, G-08  
Caregiver Support & Education Network

Caregiver Support & Education Network 12:15pm

Are you providing care for an adult family member, spouse, or friend? If so, you are invited to attend meetings of the Caregiver Support & Education Network....

Weill Hall, 221  
ICSD Superintendent Luvelle Brown - April communicators@cornell

ICSD Superintendent Luvelle Brown - April... 12:15pm

Presentation

Please join the communicators@cornell for a discussion on: Building a world-class organization through partnerships and collaborations! Ithaca City School...

401 Physical Sciences Building  
Engaging the University

Engaging the University 12:20pm

Seminar / CIIFAD, Sustainability

Brady Deaton, Chancellor, University of Missouri

Plant Science Building, 233  
CU Music: Midday Music at Lincoln 4/18

CU Music: Midday Music at Lincoln 4/18 12:30pm

Cultural / Department of Music

Midday Music at Lincoln: Contrapunkt; Paul Hwang, director. 3rd Annual Art Concert features music written by Cornell undergraduate composers in...

Lincoln Hall, B20  
Mock Oil Spill

Mock Oil Spill 12:30pm

Lecture, Rally / Sustainability

April 20th marks the three year anniversary of the BP oil spill. Join student groups on Thursday, April 18 from 12:30 to 1:30PM at Ho Plaza - to remember...

Ho Plaza  
CALS Study Abroad 101

CALS Study Abroad 101 2:00pm

Meeting / College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

These meetings cover factors to consider when selecting a program, the study abroad application and approval process, and other important information. All...

Roberts Hall, 170  
CALS Study Abroad 101

CALS Study Abroad 101 2:00pm

Presentation / College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

These meetings cover factors to consider when selecting a program, the study abroad application and approval process, and other important information. All...

Roberts Hall  
Children's book reading

Children's book reading 3:30pm

Reading / Adelson Library

About Hummingbirds: A Guide for Children by Cathryn Sill, illustrated by John Sill. Learn about what hummingbirds are, how and where they live, and what they...

Cornell Lab of Ornithology  
"Prestellar Core Formation in Turbulent Molecular Clouds"

"Prestellar Core Formation in Turbulent... 4:00pm

Lecture

Molecular clouds are the sites of all star formation, and recent work has led to major advances in understanding the dynamical processes involved. A key...

Space Sciences Building, 105  
Opening reception: Focus on Fungus

Opening reception: Focus on Fungus 4:00pm

Exhibit, Food/Catering / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

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

Mann Library, Mann Gallery  
CU Music: Musicology Colloquium 4/18

CU Music: Musicology Colloquium 4/18 4:30pm

Lecture / Department of Music

Evan Cortens (Cornell University) presents “‘Mein Herz schwimmt im Blut’ and the Rhetoric of Cantata Composition.” Mr. Cortens is a fifth-year doctoral...

Lincoln Hall, 124  
Cleaveland Memorial Reading with Joanie Mackowski and Stephanie Vaughn

Cleaveland Memorial Reading with Joanie... 4:30pm

Reading / College of Arts & Sciences, English

Cornell faculty Joanie Mackowski (poet) and Stephanie Vaughn (fiction) will read from their work. This event is part of the Spring 2013 Barbara & David...

Goldwin Smith Hall, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium  
NYSAA Conference Practice Session

NYSAA Conference Practice Session 4:30pm

Conference/Workshop / Anthropology

Practice session for two Iroquoian archaeology papers to be presented at the NYSAA conference.

McGraw Hall, B65  
Peel the Love at Okenshields

Peel the Love at Okenshields 4:30pm

Food/Catering / Cornell Dining

Go Bananas at Okenshields on Thursday, April 18th starting at 4:30pm! Our Peel the Love event features a wide variety of banana menu items and delicious...

Willard Straight Hall, Okenshields  
“Our daughters are not cut”: The cultural and economic context of stopping FGC in peri-urban Khartoum

“Our daughters are not cut”: The cultural and... 4:30pm

Lecture / Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Professor Boddy will discuss recent shifts in gender dynamics among relocated village families in contemporary peri-urban Khartoum, Sudan. Her focus is on...

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22  
Engaging the University

Engaging the University 4:45pm

Lecture / Cornell Institute for Public Affairs, Sustainability

Chancellor Brady J. Deaton became the 21st chief executive officer of the University of Missouri on Oct. 4, 2004. Prior to his time at the University of...

Uris Hall, G1  
Integrated Course Design, a GET SET Workshop for Graduate Students, Future Educators, and Teaching Assistants

Integrated Course Design, a GET SET Workshop... 4:45pm

Class/ Workshop / Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

Curious about integrated course design, an approach that includes articulating meaningful educational goals, applying active teaching strategies and...

Plant Science Building, 143  
American Sign Language (ASL) Sign Choir Learning Series

American Sign Language (ASL) Sign Choir... 5:00pm

Class/ Workshop

Interested in learning American Sign Language? Join the Cornell University Deaf Awareness Project (CUDAP) and learn how to perform popular songs translated...

Duffield Hall, 340  
Cornell Club of Rochester - Growing Up in a Historic Frank Lloyd Wright House

Cornell Club of Rochester - Growing Up in a... 5:00pm

Alumni

Growing Up in a Historic Frank Lloyd Wright HouseJoin us for a free presentation on April 20 by Kim Bixler '91, whose family owned Frank Lloyd Wright's 1908...

Rochester, NY  
PGN Coffee Chat

PGN Coffee Chat 5:00pm

Networking

Join the brothers of PGN in this great opportunity to gain experienced insight into the world of business, network and learn more about our professional...

Warren Hall, B32  
Tai Chi Chi Gung & Tai Chi Classes

Tai Chi Chi Gung & Tai Chi Classes 5:00pm

Mind & body exercise. Stretch your mind & relax!

Anabel Taylor Hall, One World Room  
Veterinary Pain Management Lecture

Veterinary Pain Management Lecture 5:00pm

Lecture / Veterinary College

Small Animal Clinical Skills Club Presents: Dr. Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVA, CCRP Physical Medicine Techniques: Intervention and Rehabilitation This...

Vet Education Center, LH2  
Lecture: Linda Wolk-Simon

Lecture: Linda Wolk-Simon 5:15pm

Lecture / Johnson Museum of Art

Linda Wolk-Simon, the Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Department Head of Drawings and Prints at the Morgan Library & Museum, will discuss the role of...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Cornell Alumni Association of Central New York - Explore American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O'Keeffe to Rockwell

Cornell Alumni Association of Central New York... 5:30pm

Alumni

Explore American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O'Keeffe to Rockwell!Private TourEverson Museum of Art401 Harrison StreetSyracuse, New York 13202Thursday, April...

Syracuse, NY  
Stadium Runs

Stadium Runs 5:45pm

To sign up, e-mail GRF Darvin @ dg423

Carl Becker House  
Cornell Club of Colorado - Denver All-Ivy Networking Happy Hour

Cornell Club of Colorado - Denver All-Ivy... 6:00pm

Alumni

All Ivy League Monthly NetworkingThe All-Ivy Event Happy Hours are held on the same day of each month at the same venue. This is a great way to network with...

Denver, CO  
Interfaith Fast for Hunger

Interfaith Fast for Hunger 6:00pm

Charity/Fundraiser

Interfaith Fast for Hunger: Help End World Hunger! Participate in this 30 hour fast and donate the money you save on meals by fasting for a day! $30...

Anabel Taylor Hall, One World Room  
Urban H.I.T Kick

Urban H.I.T Kick 6:25pm

Meet GRF Tine at Noyes

Noyes Community Center  
From "¿Que Pasa USA? to "I Love Lucy": Bilingualism in the Latino Community

From "¿Que Pasa USA? to "I Love... 6:30pm

Cultural

“Que Pasa USA?" and "I Love Lucy" are two sitcoms that help illustrate a comparative history of bilingualism and immigration to the United States and what...

Anna Comstock Hall (Latino Living Center), Lounge  
CU Music: organist David Yearsley

CU Music: organist David Yearsley 7:00pm

Music / Department of Music

David Yearsley, organ, presents “Cosmopolitan Encounters: the Organ Contests of Dresden.” Froberger meets Weckman; Marchand flees from Bach; Hässler goes up...

Anabel Taylor Hall, Chapel  
Film Screening - How to Survive a Plague

Film Screening - How to Survive a Plague 7:00pm

Directed by David France, this movie is the latest in a recent spate of AIDS-themed documentaries, How to Survive a Plague is an exceptional portrait of...

Willard Straight Theatre  
HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE intro by Brenda J. Marston - Curator, Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University Library - 1st 100 free!

HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE intro by Brenda J.... 7:00pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

Ithaca Premiere! 2012 > USA > Directed by David France. "The latest in a recent spate of AIDS-themed documentaries, HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE is an...

Willard Straight Theatre  
Interschool Mixer

Interschool Mixer 7:00pm

Between Animal Science, Food Science, Microbiology, Plant Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine. Interested in meeting grad students outside of your...

Big Red Barn  
Central Carolina Cornell Club - Ivy+ Networking

Central Carolina Cornell Club - Ivy+ Networking 7:30pm

Alumni

Ivy+ Networking EventThursday, April 18, 20137:30 - 9:30 p.m.Straw Valley Cafe5420 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd.Durham, NC 27707(919) 403-2233If you missed the...

Durham, NC  
Cornell Club of Los Angeles - Cornell Professor and Poet Alice Fulton MFA Â'82

Cornell Club of Los Angeles - Cornell Professor... 7:30pm

Alumni

Cornell Professor and Poet Alice Fulton MFA ’82 to speak at Hammer MuseumMeet Alice Fulton who has already been recognized as one of America's best poets by...

Los Angeles, CA  
Cayuga's Waiters Spring Fever XXXIX

Cayuga's Waiters Spring Fever XXXIX 8:00pm

Music

Cayuga's Waiters, Cornell's oldest all-male singing escort service, have been delighting audiences for 64 years with their unique interpretations of popular...

Bailey Hall  
CU Music: JazzSpacesIthaca--Jazz Festival 4/18 Vincent Herring

CU Music: JazzSpacesIthaca--Jazz Festival 4/18... 8:30pm

Music / Music

22nd Annual Cornell University Jazz Festival & JazzSpacesIthaca present: Vincent Herring Grammy Award winning saxophonist Vincent Herring has developed into...

Carriage House Cafe  
PLANET OF THE APES - new print!

PLANET OF THE APES - new print! 10:00pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

New Print! 1968 > USA > Directed by Franklin Schaffner. With Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowell. A space shuttle’s crew, led by Charlton Heston, stumbles upon a...

Willard Straight Theatre  

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