Events

Thursday, April 17

John Zissovici: n'Apparatus

John Zissovici: n'Apparatus

Art

"If animals did not exist the nature of man would be even more incomprehensible." — Georges-Louis Buffon n'Apparatus is a large-scale photographic...

Ithaca, John Hartell Gallery  
Nick Foster: Haecceitas

Nick Foster: Haecceitas

Art

This exhibit shows photographs of banal, quotidian objects and homely, familiar spaces, generally with little or no intervention. The objects depicted are...

Ithaca  
Sports Night

Sports Night

Do you love sports? Do you love cheering on your favorite teams with friends? Looking for a place to chow down on wings on a Thursday night? Then the Bear's...

Willard Straight Hall, Bear's Den in the Ivy Room  
Vince Chong: Crystal Eyes. Crystallize. Crystal Lies.

Vince Chong: Crystal Eyes. Crystallize. Crystal...

Art

Recent work by Vince Chong (B.F.A./B.A. '15)

Ithaca  
We Step into the Light Mann Library Exhibit

We Step into the Light Mann Library Exhibit

Exhibit / Women's Resource Center

Come and see the artwork created by volunteers artists and volunteer survivors who participated in We Step into the Light, a project raising awareness about...

Mann Library, Lobby (2nd Floor)  
We Step Into the Light

We Step Into the Light 8:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Cornell Women's Resource Center

Seeking to bring awareness to the issues of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and gender based violence, this exhibit features work in various...

Mann Library, Mann Gallery  
“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, Mann Lobby and Top Shelf Gallery, 1st floor  
 'ROOTED' community art installation

'ROOTED' community art installation 8:45am

Special Event

Our ROOTED installation is now scheduled for this Thursday morning. It promises to be a beautiful day! We plan to meet our Grounds Department at the KPL...

Libe Slope  
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  
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, Hirshland Gallery, Level 2B, Rare and Manuscript Collections  
Spring Break Camp

Spring Break Camp 9:00am

Special Event

School is out and spring is here, it's time to head outside! Each day of camp is filled with fun and educational activities that celebrate this muddy season....

Cayuga Nature Center  
Cornell Club of Los Angeles - Chen Art Gallery plus Optional Lunch

Cornell Club of Los Angeles - Chen Art Gallery... 9:50am

Alumni

Chen Art Gallery plus Optional Lunch at The Depot RestaurantArt lovers should not miss this private tour!Two-hour tour plus optional no-host lunch.Chen Art...

Torrance, CA  
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, Adelson Library  
CALS AWARE presentation 'Conservation Agri-Culture: Integrating bird conservation with socio-ecological needs in Q’eqchi’ Maya agroecosystems in the highlands of Guatemala'

CALS AWARE presentation 'Conservation... 10:00am

Presentation / College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, International Programs

Gemara Gifford is a Master’s student in Natural Resources and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Conservation Science Program under the direction of Dr. Amanda...

Bradfield Hall, G04 Bradfield Hall  
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  
Retiree Benefit Programs in a New Marketplace

Retiree Benefit Programs in a New Marketplace 10:30am

Presentation / CAPE: Cornell Association of Professors Emeriti

With a focus on the retired membership, Paul Bursic will be presenting and taking your questions regarding benefits programs in a new marketplace. Bring...

Boyce Thompson Institute, Auditorium  
Cornell Club of Cape Cod: Luncheon with The Point's Mindy Todd

Cornell Club of Cape Cod: Luncheon with The... 11:30am

Alumni

Cornell Club of Cape Cod: Spring LuncheonMindy Todd is the Managing Director of Editorial for WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPR Station and the host and...

Falmouth, MA  
American Red Cross Blood Drives

American Red Cross Blood Drives 12:00pm

The Cornell community has direct impact on how many lives are saved from blood drives. Every single blood donation can help 3 patients. Help save lives and...

 
SEAP Brown Bag Talk – David Hunt, Professor of History, University of Massachusetts Boston

SEAP Brown Bag Talk – David Hunt, Professor of... 12:00pm

Don’t Listen, Don’t Listen, It’s a Pack of Lies!: Vietnamese Peasants and the Propaganda Wars of the 1960s

Kahin Center, 640 Stewart Ave  
'ROOTED' community art installation ribbon-cutting

'ROOTED' community art installation ribbon-cutting 12:15pm

Special Event

Remarks by Dean Boor and horticulture chair Marvin Pritts at 12:15 on Libe Slope below McGraw Clock Tower. ROOTED is a living community art installation...

Libe Slope  
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  
Dumb and No More Here: An Inquiry into the Impact of the Rulings of the European Court of Justice

Dumb and No More Here: An Inquiry into the... 12:15pm

Lecture / Law School

Judge Sinisa Rodin; Jugde on the European Court of Justice

Myron Taylor Hall, 277  
The United States and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: Lessons from Recent History

The United States and the Israeli-Palestinian... 12:15pm

Seminar / Reppy Institute

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

Uris Hall, G-08  
CEN Webinar: Boomer Entrepreneurs

CEN Webinar: Boomer Entrepreneurs 1:00pm

Alumni

Lynn Zuckerman Gray JD'75 will lead this interactive webinar created especially for Baby Boomers to address the challenges this generation is facing today....

Webinar  
Effects of Rising Rural Population Density on Smallholder Agriculture in Kenya

Effects of Rising Rural Population Density on... 2:30pm

Seminar / Sustainability

Milu Muyanga is an assistant professor of international agricultural development at Michigan State University. He is involved in food policy research under...

Uris Hall, G08  
Cornell’s Mobile Strategy Presentation

Cornell’s Mobile Strategy Presentation 3:00pm

Meeting

A campus IT committee was charged with developing a framework for a campus mobile strategy. At this campus forum, the mobile committee will share the mobile...

Olin Hall, 255  
"Chemical and Structural Engineering of Nanomaterials for Energy Applications"

"Chemical and Structural Engineering of... 4:00pm

Seminar / College of Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

MSE Spring Seminar given by Prof. Richard Robinson of MSE at Cornell University. Refreshments at 3:30pm in the Bard Hall Lounge (260 Bard).

Kimball Hall, B11  
'Reaching a Boiling Point: New Battles in the Food Fight Over Genetically Engineered Foods'

'Reaching a Boiling Point: New Battles in the... 4:00pm

Presentation / International Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Gregory Jaffe is the Director of the Project on Biotechnology for the Center for Science in the Public Interest (“CSPI”), a non-profit consumer organization...

135 Emerson Hall and via Polycom to Geneva in A137 Barton Lab., 135 Emerson Hall and via Polycom to Geneva in A137 Barton Lab.  
Development, Jessica Leight

Development, Jessica Leight 4:15pm

Seminar / Economics

Jessica Leight, Williams College 494 Uris Hall

Uris Hall, 494  
ORIE Colloquium: Bora Keskin (U.Chicago) - Chasing Demand: Learning and Earning in a Changing Environment

ORIE Colloquium: Bora Keskin (U.Chicago) -... 4:15pm

Seminar / College of Engineering, Operations Research and Information Engineering

We consider a dynamic pricing problem in which a seller faces an unknown demand model that can change over time. We measure the amount of change over a time...

Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253  
CU Music: Musicology Colloquium 4/17, canceled

CU Music: Musicology Colloquium 4/17, canceled 4:30pm

Lecture / Department of Music

CANCELED: Aaron Fox (Columbia University) presents "Repatriation as Reciprocity: Ethnomusicology's Obligation to the Future." In recent years he has focused...

Lincoln Hall, 124  
Commemoration of  the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide

Commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the... 4:30pm

Roundtable / The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

The keynote address will be given by Adama Dieng, the UN Secretary-General's Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide and followed by a panel...

Goldwin Smith Hall, Lewis Auditorium  
Department Workshop

Department Workshop 4:30pm

Philosophy

Philosophy Department workshop, limited to department members.

Goldwin Smith Hall, 218  
Microeconomic Theory - Arpita Ghosh

Microeconomic Theory - Arpita Ghosh 4:30pm

Seminar / Economics

Arpita Ghosh, Cornell University, Information Sciences URH 498

Uris Hall, 498  
Recent Controversies on the Role of Hadith in Islam

Recent Controversies on the Role of Hadith in... 4:30pm

Lecture / Near Eastern Studies

Rainer Brunner is interested in Islamic intellectual history, especially modernism and modern appropriations of classical concepts. He is also exploring...

White Hall, 110  
Burdens of Proof: Perspectives in Evaluation at Large-Scale Nonprofit Initiatives

Burdens of Proof: Perspectives in Evaluation at... 4:45pm

Lecture / Cornell Institute for Public Affairs

This lecture will be co-presented by two alums of the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs MPA program--Cath Kane '04 and Nelli Garton '05. Cath Kane is the...

Plant Science Building, 233  
Facilitating Interactive Classroom Discussions

Facilitating Interactive Classroom Discussions 4:45pm

Class/ Workshop / Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

This student-led teaching seminar is part of the GET SET program for graduate students, future educators and teaching assistants. Part of the "Creating an...

Plant Science Building, 143  
Poster Making and Printing

Poster Making and Printing 5:00pm

Class/ Workshop / Cornell University Library, Mann Library

Learn best practices and useful resources for research poster design in this short interactive workshop! We will judge some existing posters, review basic...

Mann Library, Stone Classroom  
Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholars (RCPRS) Senior Expo

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

Exhibit / Office of Undergraduate Research, Cornell Commitment Office

Over forty talented Cornell University seniors will present and discuss their research at the annual Senior Expo on April 17th. The expo, which is free and...

Biotechnology Building, G-10 and Atrium  
“The Barrel of a Pen: Politics and Struggle in African Writing”

“The Barrel of a Pen: Politics and Struggle in... 5:00pm

Imprisoned for his activism in Kenya, adopted as an Amnesty International prisoner of conscience, spoken of as a likely candidate for the Nobel Prize for...

Africana Studies and Research Center  
Patrick Manning: Our Inviolable Asylum...the Violence of Primitive and Pre-logical Silence

Patrick Manning: Our Inviolable Asylum...the... 5:15pm

Lecture / Art

Patrick Craig Manning's photographic, digital, and video work invokes loss to explore the intersection of representation, language, and history and has been...

Ithaca, Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium  
Stadium Runs

Stadium Runs 5:45pm

To sign up, e-mail GRF Darvin @ dg423

Carl Becker House  
Canine Retinal Repair Lecture

Canine Retinal Repair Lecture 6:00pm

Lecture

Dr. Wolfer, one of just a few veterinary retinal surgeons in North America, will join us to talk about this exciting field.

College of Veterinary Medicine, LH3  
Ruffwear: Preparing the Active Dog for Outdoor Adventures

Ruffwear: Preparing the Active Dog for Outdoor... 6:00pm

Lecture / Veterinary College

Dinner lecture by Ruffwear on proper outfitting of dogs for various outdoor adventures, including hiking, kayaking, and skiing.

Vet School LH2  
Urban H.I.T Kick

Urban H.I.T Kick 6:25pm

Meet GRF Tine at Noyes

Noyes Community Center  
Mission Impossible

Mission Impossible 6:30pm

Community Center Programs

Do you like figuring puzzles and riddles? Then come to Appel Fireside lounge to test out your skills? If you are able to reach the end, then you can win a...

Appel Commons, fireside Lounge  
BASE in Yo Face: Bring Back the BASE

BASE in Yo Face: Bring Back the BASE 7:00pm

Dance (Performance)

BASE Productions, Cornell's oldest co-ed dance crew, is excited to present our annual spring showcase "BASE in Yo Face: Bring Back the Base". This year's...

Bailey Hall  
Cornell Club of Japan Annual General Meeting

Cornell Club of Japan Annual General Meeting 7:00pm

Alumni

Details TBAContact hisyog@greenhouse.com.jp

Tokyo, Japan  
Cornell Club of Wisconsin - Book Club

Cornell Club of Wisconsin - Book Club 7:00pm

Alumni

Thursday, April 17th, Book Club, 7 pm at the Downtown Barriques on West WashTo follow the lead of the CCOW-Milwaukee Book Club we will be reading The Big...

Madison, WI  
Why Are We Stuck in Climate Change Denial?

Why Are We Stuck in Climate Change Denial? 7:00pm

Panel Discussion / Sustainability

A public conversation sponsored by Sustainable Tompkins to be held Thursday, April 17, from 7-9 pm , at the Sustainability Center, 111 N. Albany St., Ithaca,...

111 N. Albany St., Ithaca, NY  
Chimeras - Ithaca premiere!

Chimeras - Ithaca premiere! 7:15pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

2013 > China/Finland > Directed by Mika Mattila With Liu Gang, Wang Guangyi Set in China's turbulent contemporary art world, the film offers an intense...

Willard Straight Theatre  
American Hustle

American Hustle 9:15pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

2013 > USA > Directed by David O. Russell With Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper A smart and savvy con man and his slick and...

Willard Straight Theatre  

Thursday, April 17

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