Events

Friday, April 11

Calvin Somang Kim: M(oonswoo)n Sea(spot)s

Calvin Somang Kim: M(oonswoo)n Sea(spot)s

Art

They are clumsily awkward. the broken snowballs, belated bubbles, moonlight glows, seeded pebbles, flawed bokeh... waking blurry-eyed from a dreaming from...

Ithaca  
Connie Wong: My Empire of Dirt

Connie Wong: My Empire of Dirt

Art

Connie Wong's (M.F.A. '15) work often seems to occupy this zone, where the edifice of culture and language — which enforces that shifting boundary between...

Ithaca  
Jenny E. Sabin: Datascapes

Jenny E. Sabin: Datascapes

Art

Although there have been tremendous innovations in design, material sciences, bio and information technologies, direct interactions and collaborations...

Ithaca  
Nahyun Hwang and David Eugin Moon: Post-Scribing

Nahyun Hwang and David Eugin Moon: Post-Scribing

Art

Post-Scribing features selected works of N H D M / Nahyun Hwang+David Eugin Moon, each dealing with conditions of "post" urbanisms, where the existing...

Ithaca  
“An Extreme Stirrer-Up of Passions" – Falconry at Cornell and Around the World

“An Extreme Stirrer-Up of Passions" –... 8:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Mann Library

“An Extreme Stirrer-Up of Passions” – Falconry at Cornell and Around the World explores the ancient, yet still vibrant world of falconry with gorgeous...

Mann Library  
UN Millennium Development Goals and Beyond 2015

UN Millennium Development Goals and Beyond 2015 8:30am

Seminar / International Programs

This seminar is free and open to the public with preregistration by April 3, 2014....

Emerson Hall  
Speaking of Sex: Human Sexuality Collection Exhibition

Speaking of Sex: Human Sexuality Collection... 9:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library

Cornell University Library’s new exhibition, Speaking of Sex, celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Human Sexuality Collection. A quarter of a century ago,...

Kroch Library  
The Atkinson Symposium: Beyond Earth Art

The Atkinson Symposium: Beyond Earth Art 9:30am

Conference/Workshop / Johnson Museum of Art, Sustainability

Artists and experts will explore topics found in beyond earth art contemporary artists and the environment. Speakers are scheduled to include art historian...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Beyond Earth Art • Contemporary Artists and the Environment

Beyond Earth Art • Contemporary Artists and the... 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art, Sustainability

Looking back to Cornell’s 1969 "Earth Art" exhibition, "beyond earth art" explores how contemporary artists have taken on "the environment" as a subject of...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Bird Watching: Drawings by Jeff Harnden

Bird Watching: Drawings by Jeff Harnden 10:00am

Exhibit / Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Original, color and black-and-white pen and ink drawings of birds in natural habitats. Artist is an inmate at Kern Vally State Prison. Exhibit made possible...

Lab of Ornithology, Johnson Center for Birds and Biodiversity  
Food-Water-Life/Lucy+Jorge Orta

Food-Water-Life/Lucy+Jorge Orta 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art, Sustainability

Presented as part of the beyond earth art project at the Johnson, French wife-husband duo Lucy + Jorge Orta explore major concerns that define the 21st...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Buy Challah & Support Hunger Relief!

Buy Challah & Support Hunger Relief! 11:00am

Charity/Fundraiser

Cornell's Challah for Hunger Club will be selling loaves of challah in four delicious flavors: chocolate chip, cinnamon sugar, plain, and raisin! All...

Mann Library  
Pet Insurance: Reading the Fine Print

Pet Insurance: Reading the Fine Print 11:30am

Lecture / Veterinary College

Ever wondered how to advise clients regarding choosing a pet insurance provider? Considering investing in insurance for you own pet? Come hear what companies...

College of Veterinary Medicine  
Career Conversation with Nicholas Martinez '08

Career Conversation with Nicholas Martinez '08 12:00pm

Special Event, Networking, Career / Arts & Sciences Career Services, Latino Studies Program

Build Your Network Get The Inside Scoop Ask Questions During his senior year at Cornell University, Nicholas was selected to partake in the Coro...

Rockefeller Hall  
Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar: Jerald L. Schnoor (Iowa) - Water Sustainability and Climate Change

Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar: Jerald L.... 12:00pm

Seminar / Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, College of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Systems Engineering, Sustainability

Water is a vital renewable resource for society which is increasingly stressed by multiple demands for people and industry, and by water quality impairments....

Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall  
Handling Tricky Mentoring Situations

Handling Tricky Mentoring Situations 12:00pm

Food/Catering, Panel Discussion, Roundtable, Class/ Workshop / Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning

Learn how to address some of the trickiest situations you might encounter when mentoring undergraduate researchers or graduate students, from modeling...

ILR Conference Center  
Queering women in agriculture: What we can learn from unsettling our assumptions

Queering women in agriculture: What we can... 12:15pm

Seminar / College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Development Sociology, International Programs, Sustainability

Shelley Feldman is the director of Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies and International Professor in the Department of Development Sociology. She is past...

Mann Library  
The Secretory Kinases of  Toxoplasma gondii:  Targeting Innate Pathways  of Host Defense

The Secretory Kinases of Toxoplasma gondii: ... 12:15pm

Seminar / Microbiology and Immunology, Veterinary College

Eric Denkers, Ph.D. Professor Department of Microbiology & Immunology Cornell University Infection & Immunity Seminar Series

Boyce Thompson Institute  
Jahi Chappell: Theory and Evidence on the Importance of Localness

Jahi Chappell: Theory and Evidence on the... 12:20pm

Lecture / City and Regional Planning

Jahi Chappell holds a Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology and a bachelor's of science in chemical engineering, both from the University of Michigan,...

Ithaca  
Plant Breeding & Genetics Spring Student Symposium

Plant Breeding & Genetics Spring Student... 2:00pm

Seminar / Plant Breeding and Genetics

Seven graduate students from Plant Breeding & Genetics will be presenting a short yearly update on their research. Speakers this semester will be: Fred...

Plant Science Building  
Deepening Histories of Private Conservation, Science, and Patrimony in Patagonia

Deepening Histories of Private Conservation,... 3:00pm

Lecture / Institute for the Social Sciences, Sustainability

This talk examines the historical parameters for land protection as natural history research shited towards considering the contingencies of location. Using...

ILR Conference Center  
"Petrophysical and Microstructural Studies of Unconventional Resource Plays"

"Petrophysical and Microstructural Studies... 3:30pm

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

EAS Spring Seminar given by Prof. Carl Sondergeld from the University of Oklahoma. Refreshments at 3:00pm in the Snee Hall Atrium.

 
CAM Colloquium: Steven W. Shaw (Michigan St.) - Coupled Pendulums as Vibration Absorbers: how nonlinear dynamics will help improve automotive fuel economy

CAM Colloquium: Steven W. Shaw (Michigan St.) -... 3:30pm

Seminar / College of Engineering, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Center for Applied Mathematics

Centrifugal pendulum vibration absorbers consist of a set of masses suspended from a spinning rotor, tuned so that they oscillate and attenuate torsional...

Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall  
Psychology Colloquium and Graduate Field Talk

Psychology Colloquium and Graduate Field Talk 3:30pm

Seminar / Psychology

"No, I Wasn't Arrested After All: Culture, Competence, and Human Development"

Uris Hall  
LEPP Journal Club

LEPP Journal Club 4:00pm

Seminar / Physics, LEPP, CLASSE

Cora Dvorkin, IAS. Hunting for Dark Matter with Cosmology Cosmological observations and galaxy dynamics seem to imply that five out of six parts in mass of...

Physical Sciences Building  
MBG Friday Seminar Series

MBG Friday Seminar Series 4:00pm

Seminar / Molecular Biology and Genetics

MBG Friday Seminar Speaker: Raffi Aroian UC San Diego Division of Biological Sciences Title: "Curing intestinal nematodes-- two billion people can't be...

Biotechnology Building  
Big Red Bikes Spring Reopening Critical Mass!

Big Red Bikes Spring Reopening Critical Mass! 4:30pm

Have ya had a chance to make it out to the Cornell Apple Orchards? Bring your friends and come join Big Red Bikes for a Critical Mass bike ride to the...

Uris Library  
The BIG IDEA Competition

The BIG IDEA Competition 4:30pm

Presentation / Other

Undergraduate competition finals. Come see who wins the cash prizes for the best business idea!

Statler Hotel  
A Night at Hogwarts 2014

A Night at Hogwarts 2014 5:00pm

Food/Catering / Cornell Dining, Residential Programs

Interact with your favorite characters during a truly magical evening while you enjoy great British cuisine, butterbeer, chocolate frogs, and LIVE owls from...

Risley Hall  
In Praise of Fragile Human Actions: A Symposium in Memory of Miguel Ángel Balsa Marín, April 11-12, 2014

In Praise of Fragile Human Actions: A Symposium... 5:00pm

Conference/Workshop / Romance Studies

FRIDAY, April 11, Kaufmann Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall 5:00 pm: Welcome by Gerard Aching; 5:15 pm: Keynote address by Claudia Brodsky ( Professor of...

 
Origami Club Weekly Meeting

Origami Club Weekly Meeting 5:00pm

Come Fold with us! All materials are provided and all levels of experience are welcome.

Willard Straight Hall  
Paul Soulellis and Aleksandr Mergold: Portfolio Tips

Paul Soulellis and Aleksandr Mergold: Portfolio... 5:00pm

Architecture

Graphic designer Paul Soulellis (B.Arch. '91) and assistant professor of architecture Aleksandr Mergold (B.Arch. '00) will talk with students about how to...

Ithaca  
Tania Bruguera: Arte Util

Tania Bruguera: Arte Util 5:15pm

Lecture / Art

Tania Bruguera is a leading political and performance artist researching ways in which art applies to everyday political life by transforming social affect...

Ithaca  
Relay for Life

Relay for Life 6:00pm

Charity/Fundraiser

Relay for Life is a 12 hour fun-filled event hosted by Colleges Against Cancer to raise money for the American Cancer Society. We'll have entertainment, food...

Barton Hall  
Cornell Alumni Association of Central Ohio - Annual Wine Tasting

Cornell Alumni Association of Central Ohio -... 6:30pm

Alumni

Please join us on the evening of Friday, April 11, 2014, for the final course in our five part series of grape education – Champagne and Sparkling Wine. This...

Columbus, OH  
Cornell Games Club Weekly Meeting

Cornell Games Club Weekly Meeting 7:00pm

Meeting / Other

We play board games, card games, miniatures games, and role-playing games (RPGs). Attendance is free and open to anyone. Rules are taught for most games.

Goldwin Smith Hall  
Total Recall - with director Paul Verhoeven

Total Recall - with director Paul Verhoeven 7:00pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

1990 > USA > Directed by Paul Verhoeven With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone When Doug Quaid (Schwarzenegger) starts remembering a life...

Willard Straight Theatre  
CAS Astronomical Observing and Open House

CAS Astronomical Observing and Open House 7:30pm

Exhibit, Lecture, Special Event / Astronomy

If the weather is clear, we will be heading upstairs to look at stars, planets, galaxies, nebulae, and anything else we can find in the sky! Members of the...

Fuertes Observatory  
Yuri's Night!

Yuri's Night! 7:30pm

Special Event / Astronomy

Come celebrate human spaceflight at Fuertes Observatory! It will be an evening of space food, expert lectures, shuttle simulation, museum tours, and...

Fuertes Observatory  
Cayuga's Waiters' Spring Fever XL

Cayuga's Waiters' Spring Fever XL 8:00pm

Music

It could be said that for almost half a century Cayuga's Waiters have sung for its adoring fans at their annual spring show - if the Waiters' spring show...

Bailey Hall  
Game of Thrones Night

Game of Thrones Night 8:00pm

Community Center Programs

Kick off the new season of the show! Diehard fans, show off what you know about the books and TV series with fun activities and competitions. Totally...

Robert Purcell Community Center  
Vet Players "An Exercise in Communication"

Vet Players "An Exercise in... 8:00pm

Theatre

Sure Thing; The Universal Language; Words, Words, Words 3 one-act plays by David Ives MARRY ME A LITTLE Songs by: Stephen Sondheim Conceived and...

James Law Aud Vet School  
The Lauren Pickard ’90 Emerging Artist Series Presents: Tiffany Houghton

The Lauren Pickard ’90 Emerging Artist Series... 9:00pm

Music / Dean of Students

Independent recording artist Tiffany Houghton has captivated every audience she has met with her sweet yet strong voice, honest songwriting and genuine...

Willard Straight Hall  
Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis 10:00pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

2013 > USA/France > Directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen With Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman Freewheelin' folk singer Llewyn Davis careens through...

Willard Straight Theatre  

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