Events

Wednesday, April 12

"what lies beneath" wood art hosted by Cornell Botanic Gardens

"what lies beneath" wood art hosted...

Exhibit, Exhibition / College of Human Ecology, Cornell Botanic Gardens, Sustainability

Local woodworking eco artist Lisa M. Narloch of Wood Owl Original Designs brings her unique, rustic locally sourced art to the Cornell Botanic Gardens Nevin...

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center  
4-H Youth Forestry Training - April 2017 Acra

4-H Youth Forestry Training - April 2017 Acra

CCE Columbia and Greene

The Youth Forestry Training workshop is designed to prepare youth for the NYS Forestry Weekend. Youth will build skills in tree ID, measurement, pests, etc....

 
CCE Seneca's Healthy Weight Loss Made Easy Group

CCE Seneca's Healthy Weight Loss Made Easy Group

CCE Seneca

What is the hardest part of losing weight? Consistency and accountability, says Sue Petersen, Seneca County CCE's nutrition educator. If you have struggled...

 
Dressage Workshop with Paula Smith

Dressage Workshop with Paula Smith

CCE Oneida

Join us on April 12th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County to learn about Dressage and Western Dressage. Our local expert...

 
Gardening in a Changing Climate

Gardening in a Changing Climate

CCE Seneca

Most are aware that the earth’s climate is changing. What do these changes mean for our locale? How are our gardening efforts effected? Explore ways that you...

 
Geothermal Power & Installation Basics

Geothermal Power & Installation Basics

CCE Oneida

Come, learn and observe an on-site installation of a pond-source geothermal system that also features a solar photovoltaic electric power source. Learn of...

 
A Second Life Exhbit

A Second Life Exhbit 8am

Exhibit / College of Human Ecology, Sustainability

An exhibit showcasing the power of upcycling in fashion and art, including "Fly Girl" by Willie Cole.

Human Ecology Building (HEB), Jill Stuart Gallery  
Christine Heindl: Inhabiting the Patterns

Christine Heindl: Inhabiting the Patterns 8am

Exhibit / Art

Christine Heindl (M.F.A. '94) creates paintings of patterns and layers of patterns that reflect grids of various types — from the works of Mondrian to a...

Bibliowicz Family Gallery, Milstein Hall  
E-scrap Week! Electronics Recycling Event for Cornell Community

E-scrap Week! Electronics Recycling Event for... 8am

Special Event / Sustainability

E-scrap Week Members of the Cornell community can recycle their home and office electronics the SUSTAINABLE way and at no charge. Anything with a cord,...

Cornell Recycle Center  
Mark Catesby: Naturalist in North America

Mark Catesby: Naturalist in North America 8am

Exhibition / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Sustainability

Mark Catesby, an English naturalist of the 18th century, remains a mysterious figure despite his tall stature amongst scientists of his day. His seminal...

Mann Library, Mann Lobby  
Anarchy in the Archives

Anarchy in the Archives 9am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Cornell University Library, Kroch Library

“Anarchy in the Archives” explores punk’s cultural and political impact from the mid-1970s to the present day through a vast array of rare artifacts. The...

Kroch Library, Hirshland Exhibition Gallery, Level 2B  
Biological and Biomedical Sciences Work-in-Progress (BBS WIP)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences... 9am

Presentation / College of Veterinary Medicine

BBS Work-in-Progress (BBS WIP) event is designed to highlight and disseminate BBS student research. This week's speakers: Julio Sanchez & Pragya Shah

Boyce Thompson Institute, Auditorium  
Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the Problem of Objects

Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the... 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

This exhibition has been reconceived by the students in the course "Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the Problem of Objects" (ART 3799) in response to...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Entrepreneur In Residence Virtual Office Hours - Marco Benvenuti MMH '05

Entrepreneur In Residence Virtual Office Hours... 10am

Networking / Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship

Every academic year, the Pillsbury Institute invites successful entrepreneurs to meet one-on-one with students to help them with business development,...

Statler Hall, 174  
Escaping the Ordinary: Artistic Imagination in Early Modern Prints

Escaping the Ordinary: Artistic Imagination in... 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

The works in this exhibition celebrate artists who explored creative narratives and distant lands, inviting a brief suspension of reality in favor of...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and Private Life in Contemporary Javanese Photography

Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and... 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art, Southeast Asia Program

Organized by the Johnson Museum, this exhibition is the first in the United States to focus on the recent emergence of photography as an art form in Java,...

Johnson Museum of Art  
The War to End All Wars: Artists and World War I

The War to End All Wars: Artists and World War I 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

When war was declared in the summer of 1914, it was presumed by most that it would be over by that Christmas. But as it dragged on for more than four years...

Johnson Museum of Art  
CLASSE Seminar: Steven Full, Cornell University

CLASSE Seminar: Steven Full, Cornell University 11am

Seminar / CHESS, CLASSE

Thesis Defense "First Measurements of Ion Trapping in a High Intensity Linear Accelerator" Abstract: A charged particle beam will rapidly ionize any...

Wilson Synchrotron Lab, 3rd Floor Commons  
A3C/AASP Wednesday Lunch Series with Prof. Shelley Wong

A3C/AASP Wednesday Lunch Series with Prof.... 12pm

Come join us for our monthly Wednesday Lunch Series, featuring Cornell faculty and staff guest speakers. Enjoy a catered lunch in an informal setting, where...

Rockefeller Hall, 429  
Developing your Identity as an Instructor

Developing your Identity as an Instructor 12pm

Food/Catering, Meeting / Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

Have you ever thought about how your personal identity is reflected in a classroom setting? Do your personal attributes and values influence your teaching...

CCC (Computing and Communications Center), 421  
Making Good: Can We Realize Our Moral Aspirations?

Making Good: Can We Realize Our Moral Aspirations? 12pm

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

2017 John Doris Memorial Lecture Some folks are better than others. But how does one come to be better than another? Is moral decency a matter of grit or...

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center, Ten-Eyck Room  
Bovay Seminar with Tim Bond Bovay Laboratory, Civil and Environmental Engineering: “Developing a Service Learning Solar Oven Project in Nicaragua and Cornell”

Bovay Seminar with Tim Bond Bovay Laboratory,... 12:15pm

Seminar / College of Engineering

Lunch provided for all attendees Hosted by Dr. Park Doing – Bovay Program in History and Ethics of Engineering http://bovay.ece.cornell.edu/

Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 310  
TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP SESSION

TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP SESSION 12:15pm

Class/ Workshop / Cornell Career Services

Provides up to $30,000 for graduate school. For rising juniors committed to a career related to social justice issues, planning to work in government or the...

Barnes Hall, 103  
PPPMB Seminar - Barbara Valent

PPPMB Seminar - Barbara Valent 12:20pm

Seminar / Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Towards understanding the mechanism of cytoplasmic effector translocation during biotrophic invasion by Magnaporthe oryzae

Plant Science Building, 404  
CU Music:  Midday Music for Organ 4/12

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

Cultural, Performance / Department of Music

Midday Music for Organ: David Yearsley presents “The Organ Contests of Dresden” with music by Weckmann, Froberger, Mozart, and Hässler.

Anabel Taylor Hall, Chapel  
NBB Defense Seminar - Julie Miller

NBB Defense Seminar - Julie Miller 12:30pm

Seminar / Neurobiology and Behavior

Collective behavior in slave-making ants: ecology and social structure shape raiding strategies

Corson/Mudd Hall, A106 Morison Room  
Walking on Wednesday

Walking on Wednesday 12:30pm

Roundtable / Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

Come Walk with us and talk about teaching. Meet at Rusty's coffee kiosk in Uris Hall on Tower Rd.

Uris Hall  
PAM/AEM Seminar: Matthew Kotchen

PAM/AEM Seminar: Matthew Kotchen 1:15pm

Seminar / Policy Analysis and Management

Which Social Cost of Carbon? A Theoretical Perspective

MVR G87  
Building an Online Collection with Omeka

Building an Online Collection with Omeka 3:30pm

Class/ Workshop / Cornell University Library, Olin Library, Uris Library

Omeka is a free, open source platform for publishing digital collections on the web. Using this innovative software developed for scholars, build...

Olin Library, Digital CoLab, Olin 701  
Leading Difficult Discussions in the Classroom

Leading Difficult Discussions in the Classroom 3:45pm

Seminar / Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

How do you prepare for discussions of controversial topics while fostering a climate of safety and respect? Join Anna Haskins, Assistant Professor of...

McGraw Hall, 145  
Biophysics Colloquium with Jeff Gelles

Biophysics Colloquium with Jeff Gelles 4pm

Seminar / LASSP

Jeff Gelles, Brandeis University Host: Peng Chen A hitchhiker’s guide: How proteins collaborate to regulate transcription Purified RNA polymerases in...

Clark Hall, 700  
Math Undergraduate Reception

Math Undergraduate Reception 4pm

Special Event / Mathematics

Interested in math? Want to continue your math education? We can help. Math faculty will be available to talk about fall classes, summer programs, the...

Malott Hall, 532  
Reproductive Physiology/Endocrinology Seminar Series: Kathryn Grive, PhD

Reproductive Physiology/Endocrinology Seminar... 4pm

Seminar / CVM - James A Baker Institute, Animal Science, CVM - Biomedical Sciences

Regulation of Spermatogonia Survival & Cell Fate Decisions: from miRNAs to DNA Damage Response Presented by Kathryn Grive, PhD Postdoctoral Associate -...

Morrison Hall, 348  
Emilie Hache: Reclaim Ecofeminism

Emilie Hache: Reclaim Ecofeminism 4:30pm

Conference/Workshop / Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Romance Studies, Science and Technology Studies

Emilie Hache Reclaim Ecofeminism: Women, Minorities and Witches Against the Anthropocene Wednesday 12th of April 4.30pm Guerlac Room AD White House ...

AD White House, Guerlac Room  
Enterprise Engineering Colloquium: Renee Tozer ’03 M.Eng.’04 (Carrier) - Three Pitfalls When Starting an Engineering Career

Enterprise Engineering Colloquium: Renee Tozer... 4:30pm

Seminar / College of Engineering, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Operations Research and Information Engineering, Engineering

Renee is a senior mechanical engineer in air handler design at Carrier Corporation in Syracuse, N.Y. Prior to that, she was a sustaining engineer in...

Phillips Hall, 101  
Poster Design

Poster Design 4:30pm

Class/ Workshop / Mann Library

Learn best practices and useful resources for research poster design! In this short interactive workshop, review basic design principles by judging...

Mann Library, Mann 112 - CIT computer classroom  
Undergraduate Research Advising Drop-in Time

Undergraduate Research Advising Drop-in Time 4:30pm

Tatkon Center for First-Year Students, Student and Campus Life

Thinking about getting involved in research? Wondering how to contact faculty to ask? Want help writing an email? Come to the Tatkon to get your questions...

Tatkon Center for First-Year Students  
Veterinary Senior Seminars

Veterinary Senior Seminars 4:30pm

Seminar / College of Veterinary Medicine

Kelsey Clark - "An Acute Vascular Event in a 14-year-old Cat" Lorenso Escobar - "Marijuana Toxicosis in a 4 Year Old Female Spayed Shih Tzu" Noah Seward -...

College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, Lecture Hall 3  
Workshop: A Sustainable Financial Lifestyle

Workshop: A Sustainable Financial Lifestyle 4:30pm

Class/ Workshop / Campus Sustainability Office

The goal of Personal Finance Day is to spread awareness and to provide students with solutions surrounding their financial circumstances that will encourage...

Plant Sciences Building, 143  
History Open House

History Open House 4:45pm

Meeting, Special Event / History

Join us at our spring OPEN HOUSE and find out more about what history has to offer! Information on Courses, the Major, Minor's, Honors, Cornell...

 
Mat Science Expo

Mat Science Expo 4:45pm

Tatkon Center for First-Year Students, Student and Campus Life

Liquid nitrogen ice cream, superconducting levitating magnets, the most cool electric and elastic diversions in engineering! Plus students and faculty to...

Tatkon Center for First-Year Students  
AAP Historic Preservation Planning: "From Wooden Houses to Bamboo Huts: Preserving Thailand's Neglected Heritage"

AAP Historic Preservation Planning: "From... 5pm

Lecture / Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, City and Regional Planning, Southeast Asia Program

Historic Preservation Planning Guest Lecturer: Worrasit Tantinipankul From Wooden Houses to Bamboo Huts: Preserving Thailand's Neglected...

318 Sibley Hall  
Free ZUMBA!

Free ZUMBA! 5pm

Class/ Workshop / Dean of Students, Student and Campus Life

Latin-inspired dance-fitness craze that blends red-hot Latin music and contagious steps to create a fitness party! Exercise, relax, energize! Join us if you...

5th Floor Lounge, Willard Straight Hall  
Health Careers (not MD) discussion panel

Health Careers (not MD) discussion panel 5pm

Panel Discussion / Office of Undergraduate Biology (OUB)

Biological Sciences senior student panelists will talk about their post-graduate plans that include healthcare consulting, optometry, genetic counseling and...

Warren Hall, B02  
Balch Hall Community Dinner

Balch Hall Community Dinner 5:30pm

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. Balch...

Appel Commons, North Star Eatery - 3rd floor  
Multi-fauceted: Exploring Elements of Sustainable Building

Multi-fauceted: Exploring Elements of... 6pm

Community Forum / Environmental Science

Throughout the night, we will explore the role of sustainability in architecture and building design. Share your personal experiences with sustainable...

Mann Library, 102  
Yamatai Performance at Becker House

Yamatai Performance at Becker House 6pm

Performance

Yamatai is coming to Becker House and will perform during House Dinner.

Carl Becker House, Becker Dining Room  
Becker House Café Series with Guest Speaker: Stefano Guzzini

Becker House Café Series with Guest Speaker:... 7pm

Lecture, Meeting, Panel Discussion

Topic: Why Berlusconi? An Inquiry into Power and Conflicts of Interest

Carl Becker House , G50  
CU Music:  Chorus presents Return-from-Tour concert

CU Music: Chorus presents Return-from-Tour... 7pm

Music, Performance / Department of Music

Return-from-Tour Concert: Cornell University Chorus; Robert Isaacs, conductor, following its “Atlantic Coast Tour” to the Carolinas, Virginia, Georgia and...

First Congregational Church, Sanctuary  
Creative Arts for Health and Well-Being

Creative Arts for Health and Well-Being 7pm

Class/ Workshop / Dean of Students, Student and Campus Life

No artistic skill necessary. Join others in a relaxing and supportive atmosphere to reflect, create for personal growth. We are very lucky to have Certified...

Slope Studio, 2nd floor Willard Straight Hall  
The Pillow Book

The Pillow Book 7pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

W/ intro by CU Professor Timothy Murray (Director, Society for the Humanities) 1997 > UK > Directed by Peter Greenaway With Vivian Wu, Ewan McGregor The...

Willard Straight Theatre  
Ansatz "Building a Life Worth Living"

Ansatz "Building a Life Worth Living" 7:15pm

Lecture, Networking, Class/ Workshop, Presentation

Hans Bethe House’s weekly after-dinner conversation hour. House Professor Julia Thom-Levy hosts a special guest each Wednesday evening at 7:15pm. The format...

Hans Bethe House, 125 Professor's Apt.  
Conversation At Keeton: Jon Kleinberg: "Can Algorithms Be Fair?"

Conversation At Keeton: Jon Kleinberg:... 7:15pm

As algorithms and artificial intelligence applications are used for increasingly consequential activities in society, a growing line of work has asked...

William T. Keeton House, House Professor Jackson's apt G70  

Wednesday, April 12