Events

Thursday, April 24

2014 Upstate NY ASCE Regional Conference

2014 Upstate NY ASCE Regional Conference 12:00am

Conference/Workshop / Civil and Environmental Engineering

Steel Bridge Competition, Concrete Canoe Competition, Mead Presentations, Mystery Competition

Various  
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  
Flags at Half-Staff

Flags at Half-Staff

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff tomorrow, April 24, in honor of a Fort Drum soldier who...

 
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  
Lia Sutton: Flow

Lia Sutton: Flow

Art

Lia Sutton (M.F.A. '15) presents her work in the Olive Tjaden Gallery.

Ithaca  
Mariamma Kambon: Altars of Poverty

Mariamma Kambon: Altars of Poverty

Art

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

Ithaca  
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  
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  
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  
CMBS: A Retrospective Panel

CMBS: A Retrospective Panel 8:00am

Panel Discussion / Center for Real Estate and Finance

Hear from industry icons who pioneered the Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) industry. This uniquely qualified panel will provide their broad...

Pierre New York City  
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  
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  
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  
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, West Sibley, First Floor  
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  
Ancient Philosophy Lecture

Ancient Philosophy Lecture 9:30am

Lecture / Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy Lecture, "Aristotle on the Unity of Psychology," Victor Caston

Clark Hall, 701  
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  
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  
American Red Cross Blood Drives

American Red Cross Blood Drives 11:00am

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...

 
What is Scientific Illustration?

What is Scientific Illustration? 11:00am

Presentation

Gretchen Halpert, scientific illustrator and educator, will present a discussion of the techniques and application of scientific illustration, with a brief...

Boyce Thompson Institute, Auditorum  
Thrift Shop on Ho Plaza!

Thrift Shop on Ho Plaza! 11:30am

Charity/Fundraiser

It's that time of the year again -- Greeks Go Green is bringing the Thrift Shop to campus!Stop by Ho Plaza to purchase clothing that is new to you for $5 or...

Ho Plaza  
BCTR Talks at Twelve: Nancy Wells

BCTR Talks at Twelve: Nancy Wells 12:00pm

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

"School Gardens: Examining Effects on Children's Diet and Physical Activity" In recent years, school gardens have garnered considerable attention for their...

Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room  
Creating a Culturally Inclusive Lab or Research Group

Creating a Culturally Inclusive Lab or Research... 12:00pm

Food/Catering, Panel Discussion, Roundtable, Class/ Workshop / Graduate School, Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning

In our ongoing series of workshops on how to make the transition from graduate student or postdoc to faculty member, we will address how to effectively...

ILR Conference Center, 229  
Geography, Maritime Power, and the Pacific Rivalry

Geography, Maritime Power, and the Pacific Rivalry 12:15pm

Seminar / Reppy Institute

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

Uris Hall, G-08  
Zombie Noun Apocalypse with Jill Swenson

Zombie Noun Apocalypse with Jill Swenson 12:15pm

Author Appearance, Lecture, Seminar, Networking, Presentation / Other

We all have the uncanny ability to kill copy with nominalizations, passive voice, and run-on sentences. Jill will show us how to breathe life into our...

Mann Library, Room 102  
CU Music: Midday Music at Sage 4/24

CU Music: Midday Music at Sage 4/24 12:30pm

Cultural / Department of Music

Midday Music at Lincoln: Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano, performs Beethoven Sonatas op. 109 and 110; then the Chimes will play its regular 15-minute...

Sage Chapel  
CLASSE Seminar-Shya Biswas

CLASSE Seminar-Shya Biswas 1:00pm

Seminar / CLASSE, CHESS

"Structure Based Inhibitor Design of Different Isoforms of Human Carbonic Anhydrase" Abstract: Carbonic anhydrase (EC 4.2.1.1) family of enzymes catalyzes...

Wilson Synchrotron Lab, 3rd Floor Wilson Commons  
Reconsidering the Large Lecture Course: A Faculty Panel Discussion

Reconsidering the Large Lecture Course: A... 3:00pm

Panel Discussion / Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

Five stellar faculty panelists--George Hudler, Jeff Hancock, Rosemary Avery, and Chas Williamson, along with moderator Ron Harris-Warrick--will lead a...

Statler Amphiteater  
"Biomaterials Inspired by the Natural Provisional Matrix"

"Biomaterials Inspired by the Natural... 4:00pm

Seminar / College of Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

MSE Spring Seminar by Prof. Thomas Barker from Georgia Institute of Technology. Refreshments at 3:30pm in the Bard Hall Lounge (260 Bard).

Kimball Hall, B11  
Iowa Swine veteinarian (Swine Club Speaker)

Iowa Swine veteinarian (Swine Club Speaker) 4:00pm

Lecture

Dr. Stuart from Animal Medical Centers in Hartley, IA (northwest IA) will speak about commercial swine medicine.

Veterinary School, LH2  
SVECCS Large Animal Emergency Procedures Lab

SVECCS Large Animal Emergency Procedures Lab 4:00pm

Class/ Workshop / Veterinary College

Participants will gain practice doing a variety of large animal emergency veterinary procedures, such as eyelid repair, ultrasound, rectal exams, and placing...

Intersection of Tower Road and Dryden Road, TBD  
Development, Jim Berry

Development, Jim Berry 4:15pm

Seminar / Economics

Jim Berry, Cornell University 494 Uris Hall

Uris Hall, 494  
Department Workshop

Department Workshop 4:30pm

Philosophy

Philosophy Department workshop; limited to department members.

Goldwin Smith Hall, 218  
EAP-GSSC Invited Speaker Leo Ching - When Bruce Lee Meets Gojira

EAP-GSSC Invited Speaker Leo Ching - When Bruce... 4:30pm

Lecture

Talk by Duke University Professor Leo Ching titled "When Bruce Lee Meets Gojira: Anti-Japanism, Anti-Americanism and the Failure of Decolonization"....

Goldwin Smith Hall, Lewis Auditorium  
Henri Sack Memorial Lecture

Henri Sack Memorial Lecture 4:30pm

Seminar / Applied and Engineering Physics

The National Ignition Facility (NIF): Pathway to Energy Security and Physics of the Cosmos

Physical Sciences Building, Room 120  
Henri Sack Memorial Lecture

Henri Sack Memorial Lecture 4:30pm

Lecture / Applied and Engineering Physics

"The National Ignition Facility (NIF): Pathway to Energy Security and Physics of the Cosmos" NIF is the world’s most energetic laser system. It is capable...

Physical Sciences Building, 120  
Religious Slaughter Politics in Europe: Working with both the Muslim and Jewish Communities

Religious Slaughter Politics in Europe: Working... 4:30pm

Lecture / Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Religious slaughter of animals, circumcision, and the wearing of clothing that signals one’s religious identity are all being challenged in western society. ...

McGraw Hall, American Studies Wing, Mezzanine Room 101  
America's Coming Infrastructure Crisis: Where Will the Money Come From?

America's Coming Infrastructure Crisis: Where... 4:45pm

Lecture / Cornell Institute for Public Affairs

Edward Merlis is a business, public affairs and government relations consultant providing corporations and trade associations with advice, guidance,...

Plant Science Building, 233  
Cooking with the Cook Collective

Cooking with the Cook Collective 5:00pm

Join the Cook Collective for another session of cooking delightful and delicious fresh food!

Alice Cook House, 2nd Floor Kitchen - Main  
Cornell Undergraduate Artist of the Year 13-14: Danny Bernstein '14

Cornell Undergraduate Artist of the Year 13-14:... 5:00pm

Presentation / Department of Performing and Media Arts, Cornell Council for the Arts

Danny Bernstein '14, a composer, playwright, pianist, musical director and actor who debuts his original musical “Far From Canterbury” in April at the...

Class of '56 Flexible Theatre  
CANCELED: Emma Amos

CANCELED: Emma Amos 5:15pm

Lecture / Johnson Museum of Art

Emma Amos's lecture has been canceled due to personal issues. We are very sorry for any inconvenience.

Johnson Museum of Art  
Negotiation Workshop

Negotiation Workshop 5:30pm

Class/ Workshop

Jeanne Bohen Simard, a Career Strategist, will present an interactive lecture at the veterinary school on negotiating contracts and building other valuable...

Vet Education Center, LH1  
The Last Vultures in Southeast Asia

The Last Vultures in Southeast Asia 5:30pm

Presentation / Veterinary College

Yula Kapetanakos will be delivering a talk entitled: "The Last Vultures in Southeast Asia" and she will be discussing how threats such as toxins, habitat...

College of Veterinary Medicine, LH2  
Stadium Runs

Stadium Runs 5:45pm

To sign up, e-mail GRF Darvin @ dg423

Carl Becker House  
Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust

Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide and the... 6:00pm

Ceremony/Observance, Cultural

For the first time in Cornell's History the Armenian Student Organization and Cornell Hillel will come together to commemorate the Armenian genocide and the...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Cornell Alumni Association of Northern California - Mixer: CMU Plus Cornell Plus Stanford at Pocket Gems

Cornell Alumni Association of Northern... 6:00pm

Alumni

Mixer: CMU Plus Cornell Plus Stanford at Pocket GemsThursday, April 24, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)Pocket Gems, Inc220 Montgomery Street, Suite 750San...

San Francisco, CA  
Harold Seymour Lecture in Sports History

Harold Seymour Lecture in Sports History 6:00pm

Lecture / History

RAY ARSENAULT "Shadow Man: The Life and Times of Arthur Ashe"

Statler Hall, 165  
Urban H.I.T Kick

Urban H.I.T Kick 6:25pm

Meet GRF Tine at Noyes

Noyes Community Center  
Cornell Club of St. Louis - All Ivy Happy Hour

Cornell Club of St. Louis - All Ivy Happy Hour 6:30pm

Alumni

Third Degree Glass Factory5200 Delmar BoulevardSt. Louis, MO 63108$10.00 per person(Tickets can be purchased at the door.)This is a cocktail hour combining...

St. Louis, MO  
Dinner with Guest-in-Residence Andrew I. Schafer, M.D.

Dinner with Guest-in-Residence Andrew I.... 6:30pm

Dr. Schafer is a Professor of Medicine in Hematology-Oncology and Director of the Richard T. Silver Center for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms at Weill Cornell...

Alice Cook House, 106 - Seminar Room  
Iowa Swine veteinarian (Swine Club Speaker)

Iowa Swine veteinarian (Swine Club Speaker) 7:00pm

Presentation / Veterinary College

Dr. Stuart, a swine veterinarian from a mixed animal practice in northwest Iowa, will speak about relevant topics in commercial swine medicine.

Schurman Hall (Tower Rd.), Paddock Lecture Hall (LH2)  
Far From Canterbury, A Musical

Far From Canterbury, A Musical 7:30pm

Theatre / Department of Theatre, Film and Dance, Department of Performing and Media Arts

Music and play written Danny Bernstein ’14, directed and choreographed by Stephen Low. This re-imagined telling of “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” from Geoffrey...

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Flex Theatre  
Cornell Club of Wisconsin - Team Trivia

Cornell Club of Wisconsin - Team Trivia 7:45pm

Alumni

Our next three months of Team Trivia have been set.The Nard Dogs will be competing on Wed., May 21st at Old Chicago, Wed., June 18th at Tanner's Bar & Grill...

Madison, WI  
CCS presents Roby Lakatos Ensemble

CCS presents Roby Lakatos Ensemble 8:00pm

Music / Department of Music, Music

Cornell Concert Series presents Roby Lakatos Ensemble Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 8:00 pm Bailey Hall, Cornell University Tickets: $25 - $35 (Students:...

Bailey Hall  
Family Feud for St. Jude!

Family Feud for St. Jude! 8:00pm

Special Event / Office of Fraternities, Sororities and Independent Living

IT'S TIME FOR FAMILY FEUD! This is one event you surely don't want to miss! The sisters of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. Gamma Phi Chapter and...

Uris Hall, G01  
"The Resistance" board game with SA Cory

"The Resistance" board game with SA Cory 10:00pm

Join SA Cory to play the new board game, The Resistance

Alice Cook House, 106 Seminar Room  

Thursday, April 24

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