Events

Wednesday, April 19

"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  
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  
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  
Spring Break Camp

Spring Break Camp 8am

Spring Break Camp Apr 17-21, 2017 Ages 5 - 12 Camp runs 8am - 5pm Drop-off 8am | Pick-up by 5:30pm Week: $225 (non-member) / $200 (member) Come join the...

Cayuga Nature Center  
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: Divya Shiroor & Sabrina Solouki

Vet Research Tower, Lecture Hall III  
What Lies Beneath--Wood art by Lisa M. Narloch

What Lies Beneath--Wood art by Lisa M. Narloch 9am

Exhibition / Cornell Botanic Gardens

Lisa M. Narloch’s recent work includes a variety of local woods from her own property and around Central New York. She is very careful to determine the state...

Cornell Botanic Gardens-Nevin Welcome Center  
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  
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  
AASP/A3C Praxis Lunch Series with Arwa Awan

AASP/A3C Praxis Lunch Series with Arwa Awan 12pm

Conference/Workshop, Cultural, Food/Catering, Lecture, Meeting, Seminar, Presentation, Community Forum / Asian American Studies Program, Asian & Asian American Center

The Asian American Studies Program and Asian and Asian American Center present the first PRAXIS Lunch Series, featuring undergraduate and graduate student...

Rockefeller Hall, 429  
Bovay Seminar with Prof. Julia Markovits, Sage School of Philosophy: “Praise and Blame”

Bovay Seminar with Prof. Julia Markovits, Sage... 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  
NES Undergraduate Lunch Series

NES Undergraduate Lunch Series 12:15pm

Cultural, Food/Catering, Lecture / Near Eastern Studies

All undergrads are welcome! Come and go as your schedule allows. Lunch is provided. Prof. Lori Khatchadourian, “Protecting Heritage, Building Peace: The...

White Hall, 410  
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  
LEPP Theory Seminar: Wei Xue, MIT

LEPP Theory Seminar: Wei Xue, MIT 2pm

Seminar / Physics, LEPP, CLASSE

Dark Sector from the Early Universe to LHCb Abstract: I will present my recent work on dark sector in the early universe and how to search for it in the...

Physical Sciences Building, 401  
Marion Weiss and Michael A. Manfredi: Converging Territories

Marion Weiss and Michael A. Manfredi:... 2pm

Lecture / Architecture, City and Regional Planning

Weiss/Manfredi's enduring interest in an expanded territory for architecture, freed from the constraints of disciplinary boundaries, informs the trajectory...

26 Broadway, 20th floor, New York City 10004, AAP NYC  
Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation: Learning to critically evaluate media sources

Fake News, Alternative Facts, and... 2:30pm

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

In the high-speed world of reality-optional politics, “alternative” facts, and “fake” news, how can you identify news sources that are accurate and...

Uris Library, Classroom  
BOOM (Bits on Our Minds)

BOOM (Bits on Our Minds) 4pm

Exhibition / Computing and Information Science

Cornell's brightest STEM students will unveil their latest projects in cutting-edge technologies at BOOM 2017.

Duffield Hall  
BOOM (Bits on our Minds) 2017

BOOM (Bits on our Minds) 2017 4pm

Exhibition / Computing and Information Science

From video games and apps not yet on the market to cool cupcake frosters and Graffitibots, over 140 of Cornell University’s brightest students will unveil...

Duffield Hall Atrium  
Biophysics Colloquium with Timothy Ryan

Biophysics Colloquium with Timothy Ryan 4pm

Seminar / LASSP

Timothy Ryan, Weill Cornell School of Medicine Host: David Holowka The cost of thinking: metabolic control of synapse function The Ryan lab is interested...

Clark Hall, 700  
Reproductive Physiology/Endocrinology Seminar Series: Vera Rinaldi

Reproductive Physiology/Endocrinology Seminar... 4pm

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

Chemical Preservation of Oocytes Submitted to Otherwise Lethal Doses of Radiation Presented by Vera Rinaldi Graduate Student - Schimenti...

Morrison Hall, 348  
SAP Film Screening: Ingirunthu (Here and Now)

SAP Film Screening: Ingirunthu (Here and Now) 4:30pm

Film / Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Asian Studies, South Asia Program

On a vibrant tea plantation in Sri Lanka, a deaf-mute, a struggling mother, and a researcher from Colombo are thrown together in the backdrop of escalating...

Uris Hall, G08  
Veterinary Senior Seminars

Veterinary Senior Seminars 4:30pm

Seminar / College of Veterinary Medicine

Logan Chelsea Bellmund - "Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Jack Russell Terrier Dog" Joanna Choi - "An Outbreak of Canine Distemper Virus in...

College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, Lecture Hall 3  
Left-Wing Melancholia, A Conversation with Enzo Traverso

Left-Wing Melancholia, A Conversation with Enzo... 4:45pm

Seminar / History, Romance Studies

An event in celebration of Enzo Traverso's new book, "Left-Wing Melancholia: Marxism, History, and Memory."

A.D. White House 110  
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  
Senior Expo, Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholars (RCPRS)

Senior Expo, Rawlings Cornell Presidential... 5pm

Exhibition / Office of Undergraduate Research, Cornell Commitment Office

Fifty talented Cornell University seniors will present and discuss their research at the annual Senior Expo on Wednesday, April 19th, 5-6:30 in G-10...

Biotechnology Building, G-10  
Student forum on the new proposed Arts & Sciences curriculum 

Student forum on the new proposed Arts &... 5pm

Community Forum / College of Arts & Sciences

Share your thoughts on the new proposed curriculum in Arts & Sciences at a forum for students. The Curriculum Review Committee (CRC) in the College of Arts &...

Uris Hall, G01  
Trailhead to Certificate in Engaged Leadership

Trailhead to Certificate in Engaged Leadership 5pm

Presentation / Engaged Cornell, Office of Engagement Initiatives

Your Gateway to Leadership with a Public Purpose Register to ensure a seat, or attend without registering. Required entryway to the certificate, for those...

Goldwin Smith Hall, 162  
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  
Baseball Across America!

Baseball Across America! 5:30pm

Athletic, Food/Catering / Cornell Dining, Student and Campus Life

Springtime means it's time to celebrate the arrival of baseball season with our ballpark-themed dinner! We've got Ribs & Things a la Oakland A's, BBQ baked...

Robert Purcell Community Center, Robert Purcell Marketplace Eatery  
Marion Weiss and Michael A. Manfredi: Converging Territories

Marion Weiss and Michael A. Manfredi:... 6pm

Lecture / Architecture, City and Regional Planning

Weiss/Manfredi's enduring interest in an expanded territory for architecture, freed from the constraints of disciplinary boundaries, informs the trajectory...

26 Broadway, 20th floor, New York City 10004, AAP NYC  
Make a Bee Hotel for Native Pollinators

Make a Bee Hotel for Native Pollinators 6:30pm

Class/ Workshop / Sustainability, CCE Tompkins

Help increase populations of native bees in your yard and garden with a handmade bee hotel! Native solitary bees, like mason bees and leafcutter bees, are...

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County  
"Agents of Change" Film Screening with GRF Kanyinsola

"Agents of Change" Film Screening... 6:40pm

Come join GRF Kanyinsola for a special screening of The Willard Straight Takeover & the Legacy of Black Students by Cornell alumni about that weekend, on its...

William T. Keeton House, Sign-up @ House Office  
"Agents of Change" Film Screening

"Agents of Change" Film Screening 7pm

Film / Africana Studies and Research Center

48 years ago, in 1969, students took over Willard Straight Hall for 36 hours. Agents of Change examines the untold story of the racial conditions on college...

Africana Studies and Research Center, Multipurpose Room  
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 Invasive Swallowworts: What has been Learned and how Serious is their Threat to Natural Areas?

The Invasive Swallowworts: What has been... 7pm

The Finger Lakes Native Plant Society presents a slide show & talk We’ve all seen swallowwort covering the ground in local preserves. In this...

Unitarian Church Annex, 2nd floor, 208 E. Buffalo St, Ithaca  
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.  
CU Music: organist Anna Steppler

CU Music: organist Anna Steppler 8pm

Music, Performance / Department of Music

Anna Steppler, organ. “Bach and the German Romantics” features music by Mendelssohn, Robert and Clara Schumann, Brahms, and J. S. Bach.

Anabel Taylor Hall, Chapel  
Middle Eastern Music Concert at Barnes Hall

Middle Eastern Music Concert at Barnes Hall 8pm

Cultural, Dance (Performance), Music, Performance

The Cornell University Middle Eastern Music Ensemble (CUMEME) is a Cornell University Student organization. Cumeme performs traditional Arabic, Persian,...

Barnes Hall  

Wednesday, April 19