Events

Wednesday, April 23

Adaptive Precedents

Adaptive Precedents

"It is not the strongest species that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change." — Charles Darwin Adaptation is not just a tool or technique,...

Ithaca  
Deal of the Century: Political Economic Construction of Multifunctional Landscapes in the Adirondacks

Deal of the Century: Political Economic...

Lecture / Landscape Architecture

Public Lecture sponsored by the Department of Landscape Architecture.

Kennedy Hall  
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  
Mariamma Kambon: Altars of Poverty

Mariamma Kambon: Altars of Poverty

Art

Mariamma Kambon (M.F.A. '14) presents her thesis project.

Ithaca  
Mid Week Meditation Hour

Mid Week Meditation Hour

Special Event / Student Assembly

The Cornell Consciousness Club, would like to invite everyone in the community to experience a deep guided meditation in our weekly meetings every...

Willard Straight Hall  
Sophia Balagamwala: The Moonch and His Poof

Sophia Balagamwala: The Moonch and His Poof

Art

Within the constructs of the frame, a voluptuous man can transform into a fruit, then into a grenade, into the landscape, the frame, and then mutate back...

Ithaca  
White Ribbon Campaign

White Ribbon Campaign

Cornell Men Against Sexual Violence and Wingman have combined forces to get as many men as possible to sign a pledge against sexual violence. Men who sign...

Ho Plaza  
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  
“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  
Habitat for Humanity's Truss Days

Habitat for Humanity's Truss Days 9:00am

Charity/Fundraiser

It's that time of year again- time for TRUSS DAYS! Join Habitat for Humanity on Ho Plaza to build trusses to be used in local houses! No experience...

Ho Plaza  
Prescriptions for Urban Ailments: Planning Solutions of the 1920s-1940s

Prescriptions for Urban Ailments: Planning... 9:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, City and Regional Planning

From the roaring twenties to the New Deal era, planners, civic leaders, and other reformers diagnosed urban ailments and prescribed new interventions to...

Sibley Hall  
Shakespeare at 450

Shakespeare at 450 9:00am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Kroch Library

On Wednesday, April 23, the world will commemorate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth. The Cornell University Library will celebrate the...

Kroch Library  
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  
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  
Enticing the Eye/Exploring the Frame

Enticing the Eye/Exploring the Frame 10:00am

Exhibit, Student Events Newsletter / Johnson Museum of Art

Each year the Johnson Museum provides an opportunity for students in the History of Art Majors’ Society to gain direct curatorial experience by organizing an...

Johnson Museum of Art  
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  
Entomology Seminar Series

Entomology Seminar Series 11:00am

Seminar / Entomology

Seminar: James Thomson, University of Toronto, will be the Griswold Lecturer. The title of his talk is Deficits in Insect Pollination. This will also be...

Weill Hall  
"International Efforts Aimed at Combating Corruption”

"International Efforts Aimed at Combating... 11:15am

Lecture / Law School

Conrad Daly J.D./Maitrise '11, Consultant for the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region of World Bank

Myron Taylor Hall  
26th Annual Jennie T. Farley Office Professionals Celebration

26th Annual Jennie T. Farley Office... 11:30am

Enjoy a buffet lunch available at 11:30am Entertainment from 12:00 - 1:00pm Keynote Speaker ~ Vice President Mary Opperman Door prize drawings for those...

Barton Hall  
Lab Animal Medicine Club: Animal Models and their Role in Drug Development

Lab Animal Medicine Club: Animal Models and... 12:00pm

Lecture / Veterinary College

Dr. Todd Pavek will discuss drug development and biologics delivery in light of animal model species

Schurman Hall  
Wednesday Lunch Series

Wednesday Lunch Series 12:00pm

Asian American Studies Program

Come join us in 429 Rockefeller Hall, on April 9 at noon to meet our speaker Assistant Dean of Students Sophie Sidhu. Enjoy a catered lunch in an informal...

Rockefeller Hall  
Francis Martin, Whetzel Westcott Dimock (WWD) Speaker

Francis Martin, Whetzel Westcott Dimock (WWD)... 12:20pm

Seminar / Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Sustainability

SPECIAL WWD SEMINAR “The forest social network: Deciphering the molecular language of mycorrhizal symbiosis”

Plant Science Building  
CU Music: Midday Music for Organ 4/23

CU Music: Midday Music for Organ 4/23 12:30pm

Cultural / Department of Music

Midday Music for Organ: David Yearsley will present J. S Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in E-flat Major (“St. Anne”), a trio by J. C. Bach, and the monumental...

Sage Chapel  
The Cash Management Seminar

The Cash Management Seminar 12:30pm

Presentation

Part of the CA$H COUR$E series: Learn how to assess your current financial situation, create a budget, set up an emergency fund, manage credit cards, and...

Biotechnology Building  
2nd Annual DVM Research Poster Symposium

2nd Annual DVM Research Poster Symposium 1:00pm

Research / Veterinary College

Office of Student and Academic Services and Phi Zeta invite you to the 2nd Annual DVM Research Poster Session Wednesday April 23 1:00- 1:30 pm ...

 
CALS Study Abroad 101

CALS Study Abroad 101 2:00pm

Meeting, 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  
Formative Assessment in Larger Enrollment Classes

Formative Assessment in Larger Enrollment Classes 2:00pm

Food/Catering, Seminar, Webinar / Graduate School, Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning

Learn about ways to determine what students know and are learning in large classrooms, and modify your teaching appropriately! Dr. Richard Shingles from...

Caldwell Hall  
LEPP Theory Seminar

LEPP Theory Seminar 2:00pm

Seminar / Physics, LEPP, CLASSE

Claudia Frugiuele, Fermilab Fermion Hierarchy from sFermion Anarchy The lack of new physics signals at the LHC could lead us to look beyond the hierarchy...

Physical Sciences Building  
Fulkerson Lectures: Dimitris Bertsimas (MIT) - Classical multivariate statistics via a modern optimization lens

Fulkerson Lectures: Dimitris Bertsimas (MIT) -... 3:00pm

Lecture, Seminar / College of Engineering, Operations Research and Information Engineering

Key problems of classification and regression can naturally be written as optimization problems. While continuous optimization approaches has had a...

Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall  
"Atmospheric Dynamics of Giant Planets Inside and Outside the Solar System"

"Atmospheric Dynamics of Giant Planets... 3:30pm

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

EAS Spring Seminar given by Prof. Adam Showman from the University of Arizona. Refreshments at 3:00 p.m. in the Snee Hall Atrium.

Snee Hall  
BME 5010: Fred Dinger, "Engineers as Intrapreneurs and Entrepreneurs"

BME 5010: Fred Dinger, "Engineers as... 4:00pm

Lecture, Seminar / College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Engineers are versatile professionals who have the ability to translate roles in companies. Because of this, it is important for them to be able to identify...

Weill Hall  
Biophysics Colloquium

Biophysics Colloquium 4:00pm

Seminar / LASSP

Moumita Das from Rochester Institute of Technology. Host: Mingming Wu. Title: Mechanics of composite cytoskeletal and extracellular networks Poster...

Clark Hall  
Book Talk: International Development--Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Book Talk: International Development--Ideas,... 4:00pm

Author Appearance / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Sustainability, College of Arts & Sciences

How have ideas on development changed since the Second World War? The certainties of the postwar period are no longer with us anymore, and we find gaps...

Mann Library  
Industrial Organization, Myrto Kalouptsidi

Industrial Organization, Myrto Kalouptsidi 4:15pm

Seminar / Economics

Myrto Kalouptsidi, Princeton University 498 Uris Hall

Uris Hall  
Public Economics, Mattias Polborn

Public Economics, Mattias Polborn 4:15pm

Seminar / Economics

Mattias Polborn, University of Illinois URH 494

Uris Hall  
IBM's Lilian Wu, Program Executive, IBM Global University Programs to talk in Enterprise Engineering Seminar

IBM's Lilian Wu, Program Executive, IBM Global... 4:30pm

Seminar / College of Engineering

Applied mathematics and operations research has led me from building mathematical models of how many elephants the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania can...

Upson Hall  
Veterinary Senior Seminars

Veterinary Senior Seminars 4:30pm

Seminar / Veterinary College

William Smith (SGU) - "Femoral Fracture Repair in a 3 day old Holstein Heifer Calf" Maggie Winter - "Blood Pleurodesis in a Great Dane with a Persistent,...

Veterinary College  
HCEC Spring Briefing

HCEC Spring Briefing 4:35pm

Important information for current HCEC registrants.

TBD  
Truman Scholarship Session

Truman Scholarship Session 4:35pm

Class/ Workshop / Cornell Career Services

If you are a rising junior (Cl of '16) with a commitment to a career in government, education, or the non-profit sector, and have a solid record of...

Barnes Hall  
Be Part of Cornell's 150th Birthday!

Be Part of Cornell's 150th Birthday! 4:45pm

Special Event / Other

Want to be part of Sesquicentennial history? Cornell turns 150 next year, and we want you to be part of the celebration buzz! WHAT: A big birthday party...

Statue of Ezra Cornell  
Frederic C. Wood Lecture

Frederic C. Wood Lecture 4:45pm

Address, Author Appearance, Cultural, Lecture, Special Event / Cornell United Religious Work

The Frederic C. Wood Lecture is named for a member of the class of 1924 and former member of the University Board of Trustees (1956-1966). It was...

Sage Chapel  
Reflective Course Development: Choosing and Implementing Instructional Methods

Reflective Course Development: Choosing and... 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 "Course...

Plant Science Building  
Grains of Glory

Grains of Glory 5:00pm

Food/Catering / Cornell Dining

Join us for a grain-themed dinner where you can taste a variety of whole grains, and get creative and make your own Quinoa Salad. The special dinner menu...

Appel Commons  
Peace Corps General Information Session

Peace Corps General Information Session 5:00pm

Career, Presentation / International Programs

Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Join us at this...

Mann Library  
Christian Kerez (canceled)

Christian Kerez (canceled) 5:15pm

Lecture

Christian Kerez, born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, received his education at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. After extensive published work in...

Ithaca  
Cornell Club of Wisconsin - Penn Club Happy Hour

Cornell Club of Wisconsin - Penn Club Happy Hour 5:30pm

Alumni

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • 5:30 - 7:00 PMThe Penn Club of Wisconsin and Nordic Consulting would love to invite you to Happy Hour with Rep. Chris Taylor...

Madison, WI  
Cornell Networking Cocktail (In Conjunction with HVS CHIC Opening Gala Cocktail Reception)

Cornell Networking Cocktail (In Conjunction... 6:00pm

Alumni

RSVP only. People that did not RSVP will NOT be admitted.Please email victortchou@gmail.com before April 21 to RSVP

InterContinental Ruijin Hotel , No. 118 Ruijin Er Road, Shanghai , 200020, China | +86-21-64725222  
Johnson Club of Rochester - Social Media: What's in It for Me?

Johnson Club of Rochester - Social Media:... 6:00pm

Alumni

Social Media: What's in It for Me? Apr. 23The Johnson Club of Rochester cordially invites you to a lively and informative evening discussing how social media...

Rochester, NY  
Salsa Dance Beginner Series

Salsa Dance Beginner Series 6:00pm

Dance (Social), Class/ Workshop / Student Organization, Latino Studies Program

Register Online Salsa Beginner 1 6-7pm Salsa Beginner 2 7-8pm Dates: 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14 Beginner 1 covers the fundamentals of timing, rhythm,...

Willard Straight Hall  
The Fall of Prop. 8: A Conversation with Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, Plaintiffs of Hollingsworth v. Perry

The Fall of Prop. 8: A Conversation with Kris... 6:00pm

Panel Discussion

Please join Lambda for a discussion of the landmark Supreme Court case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, moderated by Cornell Law School Professor Michael C. Dorf....

Myron Taylor Hall  
Balch Hall Community Dinner

Balch Hall Community Dinner 6:30pm

Food/Catering / Dean of Students

Hosted by FIR Paul Merrill every Wednesday at Appel on the third floor. Join your fellow residents, Residential Staff, Faculty, and special guests.

Appel Commons  
Becker Rose Cafe: Thriving Through Finals: How to Optimize Your Body and Brain for the Home Stretch

Becker Rose Cafe: Thriving Through Finals: How... 7:00pm

Casual conversation and coffee after House Dinner each Wednesday evening in the apartment of Rose or Becker's House Professor. THIS WEEK: Meet with 3...

Carl Becker House  
Cornell Club of Moscow Get Together

Cornell Club of Moscow Get Together 7:00pm

Alumni

Join the first Cornell Alumni of Moscow get together of 2014!Join the Cornell Alumni of Moscow on LinkedIn !Contact: Cecilia de Lencquesaing at cdelencq@aol.com

Scandinavia Bar , M. Palashevsky per. 7 (Tverskaya, 19)  
Cornell Club of Oregon and Southwest Washington - Family Style at Simpatica Dining Hall

Cornell Club of Oregon and Southwest Washington... 7:00pm

Alumni

NEW DATE!Simpatica Dining Hall828 SE Ash St.Portland, OR 97214Join us for an evening dining event at Simpatica on Wednesday, April 23 (new date), with a...

Portland, OR  
Le Joli Mai: The Lovely Month of May

Le Joli Mai: The Lovely Month of May 7:00pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

1963 > France > Directed by Chris Marker & Pierre Lhomme With narration by Simone Signoret After being embroiled in wars for 23 years, May of 1962 was the...

Willard Straight Theatre  
Mirror, Mirror: Creating Honest Self-Portraits Workshop Series

Mirror, Mirror: Creating Honest Self-Portraits... 7:00pm

Class/ Workshop / Women's Resource Center

How often do you celebrate yourself? Whether a lot or a little, you are welcome to create a self-portrait celebrating YOU and your story using creative...

Willard Straight Hall  
Bethe Ansatz

Bethe Ansatz 7:15pm

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

Hans Bethe House  
CU Music: D.M.A. composer's recital

CU Music: D.M.A. composer's recital 8:00pm

Music / Department of Music

D.M.A. recital: Niccolo Athens, composer.

Barnes Hall  

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