Events

Friday, May 2

Francesca Lohmann: Super Terrestrial

Francesca Lohmann: Super Terrestrial

Art

New work by Francesca Lohmann (M.F.A. '14).

Ithaca  
J. Andrée De León: Today is Not the Only Day, Abstract Intimacy No. 6

J. Andrée De León: Today is Not the Only Day,...

Art

An absurdly precarious triptych Super 8 looping installation of personal and found home movies. Physics tells us that the machine that projects the film is...

Ithaca  
Jerry Birchfield: Back and Fill

Jerry Birchfield: Back and Fill

Art

Recent work by Jerry Birchfield (M.F.A.'14).

Ithaca  
MTV's Guy Code + Girl Code

MTV's Guy Code + Girl Code

Performance / ALANA

The live event features stand-up comedy from popular stars of both “Guy Code” and “Girl Code”. The comics will also engage in an unpredictable and hilarious...

Bailey Hall  
Nic Clear: 15x15: Fifteen Years of Unit 15

Nic Clear: 15x15: Fifteen Years of Unit 15

Art

"After the age of architecture-sculpture we are now in the time of cinematographic factitiousness; literally as well as figuratively, from now on...

Ithaca, Stepped Review, L. P. Kwee Studios  
Sloan Program Reunion 2014: A celebration for Sloan Program alumni, students & friends

Sloan Program Reunion 2014: A celebration for... 12:00am

Alumni

Sloan Program Alumni Reunion WeekendAlumni, students, & friends join us to reconnect, socialize, and network with friends old and new!For more information...

Ithaca, NY  
Chinese Traditional Dress and Its Influence 1840 - 1960

Chinese Traditional Dress and Its Influence... 8:00am

Exhibit / Fiber Science & Apparel Design

An exhibition of Chinese costume culture and its influence on western countries in and after late Qing dynasty. Four displays showcase Manchu style, Han...

Human Ecology Building (HEB), Elizabeth Schmeck Brown Costume and Textile Gallery  
Crystal

Crystal 8:00am

Exhibit / Fiber Science & Apparel Design

Fashion Promotion & Presentation (FSAD 4700) Project by Rebecca Dugal and Relicque Lott.

Human Ecology Building (HEB), Jill Stuart Gallery  
Distilling Workshop

Distilling Workshop 8:00am

Class/ Workshop / Food Science

The Distilling Workshop is a comprehensive primer with distillation techniques demonstrated on commercial-scale copper pot distilleries — presented jointly...

 
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  
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  
Plant Portraits Through the Seasons

Plant Portraits Through the Seasons 9:30am

Exhibit / Cornell Plantations

"Plant Portraits Through the Season" by Margaret Corbitt: An exhibition primarily of limited edition digital prints built in many layers over pencil sketches...

Nevin Welcome Center  
Real Estate Finance Seminar sponsored by the Center for Real Estate and Finance- Anthony B. Sanders

Real Estate Finance Seminar sponsored by the... 9:30am

Seminar / Center for Real Estate and Finance

Please mark your calendars for a Real Estate Finance Seminar sponsored by the Center for Real Estate and Finance. Professor Anthony B. Sanders from George...

Statler Hall, 198  
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  
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, Lobby  
Biophysics Colloquium

Biophysics Colloquium 12:00pm

Seminar / LASSP

Prof. Sima Setayeshgar of Indiana University. Title: Optimal strategies in single cell sensing and response Host: Mingming Wu Poster available. Abstract:...

Clark Hall, 701  
Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar: Alexander MacDonald (Cal Tech) - Engineering Economic Development in the Solar System: Lessons from the Economic History of American Space Exploration

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

Seminar / College of Engineering, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Sustainability

Over the last half-century there has been a rapid expansion in goods and services that involve, in some part of their production process, physical...

Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253  
Maximizing the Value of Your Consulting Internship with Chip Saltman, VP at Capgemini

Maximizing the Value of Your Consulting... 12:30pm

Lecture / Johnson Graduate School of Management

Chip Saltsman - Vice President at Capgemini, a leading global consulting firm and provider of technology, consulting and outsourcing services. Will be on...

Sage Hall, Room 131  
Hotel Impossible Comes to Cornell!

Hotel Impossible Comes to Cornell! 1:00pm

Address, Lecture

Anthony Melchiorri, the co-executive producer and host of the Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible", will be coming to Cornell as a guest speaker to share his...

Alice Statler Auditorium  
CU Music: Composers' Forum 5/2

CU Music: Composers' Forum 5/2 1:25pm

Seminar / Department of Music

Composer Kevin Ernste (Cornell University) presents his music. [Enter 316 Lincoln via 220, the Music Library]

Lincoln Hall, 316  
"Embryos, Stem Cells, Human Meaning and Policy

"Embryos, Stem Cells, Human Meaning and... 2:00pm

Lecture / Human Ecology Human Development

Micheal S. Gazzaniga, Ph.D. Director of the Sage Center for the Study of Mind UC Santa Barbara Presented by: *The Law, Psychology, and Human Development...

Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, G71  
Nunoa Project Presentation

Nunoa Project Presentation 2:00pm

Lecture

Dr. Purdy will be speaking about the alpaca genetics and breeding project work of the Nunoa Project in Peru. Anyone interested in international work,...

Cornell Veterinary School, LH3  
ORIE Colloquium: Philippe Rigollet (Princeton) - The statistical price to pay for computational efficiency in sparse PCA

ORIE Colloquium: Philippe Rigollet (Princeton)... 2:20pm

Seminar / College of Engineering, Operations Research and Information Engineering

Computational limitations of statistical problems have largely been ignored or simply overcome by ad hoc relaxations techniques. If optimal methods cannot be...

Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253  
Challenging Social Inequality: The Movement for Agrarian Reform in Brazil

Challenging Social Inequality: The Movement for... 3:00pm

Lecture / Institute for the Social Sciences, Sustainability

Dr. Miguel Carter, political science professor at American University, will discuss his book addressing the sharply unequal agrarian structure in Brazil. He...

ILR Conference Center, 225  
Discussion Club: Jennifer Nagel, U. of Toronto

Discussion Club: Jennifer Nagel, U. of Toronto 3:00pm

Lecture / Philosophy

Philosophy Lecture, Jennifer Nagel, Talk title TBA

Stimson Hall, 206  
The New Italy Speaker Series: Stefano Sacchi (Collegio Carlo Alberto)

The New Italy Speaker Series: Stefano Sacchi... 3:00pm

Lecture

The New Italy Speaker Series: Stefano Sacchi (Collegio Carlo Alberto) will present 'Italy's Labor Policy and Policy Making During the Crisis' on Friday, May...

Uris Hall, 153  
CAM Colloquium: Shane Ross (Virginia Tech) - Geometric and probabilistic descriptions of chaotic phase space transport

CAM Colloquium: Shane Ross (Virginia Tech) -... 3:30pm

Seminar / College of Engineering, Mathematics, Center for Applied Mathematics

Several geometric and probabilistic methods for studying chaotic phase space transport have been developed and fruitfully applied to diverse areas from...

Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 655  
LEPP Journal Club

LEPP Journal Club 4:00pm

Seminar / Physics, LEPP, CLASSE

Jon Urheim, Indiana University Status and Outlook for LBNE LBNE has been proposed to study neutrino oscillations, search for nucleon decay, and detect...

Physical Sciences Building, 301  
MBG Friday Seminar Series

MBG Friday Seminar Series 4:00pm

Seminar / Molecular Biology and Genetics

MBG Friday Seminar Speaker: Hugo Bellen Baylor College of Medicine Dept. of Molecular & Human Genetics & Dept. of Neuroscience Title: "Mitochondria and...

Biotechnology Building, G-10  
Writing Popular Biography: The Case of the Infamous Ottoman Concubine Roxelana

Writing Popular Biography: The Case of the... 4:00pm

Lecture

Leslie Peirce (Silver Professor of History at the Departments of History & Middle Eastern Islamic Studies, New York University) will present 'Writing Popular...

McGraw Hall, 101 Mezzanine  
Symposium: "Combating Colonial Technoscience: Lessons from the Frontlines"

Symposium: "Combating Colonial... 4:45pm

Lecture / American Indian Program

Kim TallBear, Associate Professor, University of Texas, will speak on indigeneity, science/technology and coloniality. For more information about her...

Africana Studies and Research Center  
First Fridays of Ithaca

First Fridays of Ithaca 5:00pm

Cultural, Food/Catering, Networking, Career / Office of Workforce Diversity & Inclusion

Meet New Colleagues, Old Friends, Make New Fun and Have Good Times! "First Fridays of Ithaca” is a monthly social networking event for diverse professionals...

202 East Falls Street  
GEB@CVM Spring Social

GEB@CVM Spring Social 5:00pm

Veterinary College

Interested in learning about guide dog training and what you can do as a graduate student? Come meet our puppies in training and learn more about Guiding...

Vet Medical Center, Centennial Room  
Game of Thrones Night at Risley Dining

Game of Thrones Night at Risley Dining 5:00pm

Cultural, Food/Catering, Class/ Workshop, Performance

Time travel to the middle ages on Friday May 2nd eve at Risley Dining! You don't want to miss the themed meal, live sword fights, costumes, chain mail...

Risley Dining  
Game of Thrones Night in Risley Dining

Game of Thrones Night in Risley Dining 5:00pm

Cultural, Food/Catering / Residential Programs

Live swordfights, spinning wool into yarn, making chainmail, wearing chainmail, writing scrolls, costumes, and Game of Thrones themed food! [Un-verified...

Risley Dining, Risley Great Hall  
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, Art Gallery  
Overcoming the Perfection Complex & Other Barriers to Women's Leadership in Veterinary Medicine

Overcoming the Perfection Complex & Other... 5:30pm

Class/ Workshop

Julie Kumble is the interim CEO for the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts and founding director of the Leadership Institute for Political and Public...

Vet Education Center, LH1  
Hello Summer

Hello Summer 6:30pm

Community Center Programs

Experience this Asian summer festival with bubble tea and shaved ice, mahjong, Chinese yoyos, and more! Learn from Kappa Phi Lambda about summer celebrations...

 
Baraka Kwa Wimbo 2014 Annual Spring Concert

Baraka Kwa Wimbo 2014 Annual Spring Concert 7:00pm

Music, Cultural, Special Event, Performance

Baraka Kwa Wimbo All Female Gospel A Cappella Ensemble invites you to our Annual Spring Concert, "New Song!" Come out and be uplifted in His presence for...

Appel Commons, Multipurpose Room  
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, 156-164  
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, Telescope Dome  
Locally Grown Dance Festival/Cultivating Space

Locally Grown Dance Festival/Cultivating Space 7:30pm

Dance (Performance) / Department of Theatre, Film and Dance

Directed by Jumay Chu. In keeping with the Society for the Humanities’ theme of occupation, the festival will explore the dramatic and psychological...

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Kiplinger Theatre  
The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street 7:30pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

2013 > USA > Directed by Martin Scorsese With Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie The fifth DiCaprio-Scorsese collaboration is the true-life story...

Willard Straight Theatre  
Yoga Remix

Yoga Remix 7:30pm

Dance (Social), Music, Special Event / Student Assembly

What is Yoga Remix? Yoga Remix, Mind-Body Dance Party, is a revolutionary new way to celebrate while connecting deeply with your self. The event is substance...

Anabel Taylor Hall, One World Room  
Absolute Zero 15th Anniversary Jam

Absolute Zero 15th Anniversary Jam 8:00pm

Cultural, Dance (Performance), Dance (Social), Music, Special Event

Absolute Zero, Cornell's Breakdance Club, will be hosting a jam for the first time ever! Compete in the battles, dance in the cyphers, or just come and enjoy...

Willard Straight Hall, Memorial Room  
Bid Night for Bed Nets

Bid Night for Bed Nets 8:00pm

Auction, Charity/Fundraiser / Dean of Students

On Friday, May 2nd, 2014 the Cornell University Chapter of NETwork Against Malaria is hosting our annual Bid Night for Bed Nets date-auction at the Sigma Pi...

Sigma Pi  
CU Music: Cornell Chamber Singers 5/2

CU Music: Cornell Chamber Singers 5/2 8:00pm

Music / Department of Music

Cornell Chamber Singers; John Rowehl, conductor. Features Palestrina’s Missa Papae Marcelli and by Arvo Pärt, The Beatitudes, Cantate Domino canticum novum,...

First Unitarian Church, Sanctuary  
The Chordials Spring Concert: Cocktail Hour XVII

The Chordials Spring Concert: Cocktail Hour XVII 8:00pm

Music, Performance / Music

Come to the Chordials spring concert to hear some amazing co-ed a cappella music! We are excited to welcome guest group IC Voicestream! Buy tickets from any...

Statler Hall, Statler Auditorium  
NYC Cornellians Young Alumni (1-10 years out) Open Bar Happy Hour at Suite 36 to Celebrate Slope Day

NYC Cornellians Young Alumni (1-10 years out)... 10:00pm

Alumni

Venue: Suite 36, 16 W 36th St between 5th & 6th, NYCWe cordially invite you to join the Class of 2013 at Suite 36 for a free one-hour open bar from 10 -...

New York, NY  

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