Events

Thursday, August 31

"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  
Opening Reception: Union-Made

Opening Reception: Union-Made 4:30am

Exhibit / Human Ecology Fiber Science and Apparel Design, ILR Library, Fiber Science & Apparel Design, Cornell Council for the Arts

"Union-Made: Fashioning America in the 20th Century" is a collaboration between the Kheel Center and Cornell Costume and Textile Collection to celebrate 20th...

Human Ecology Building (HEB), Level T  
Around the World and Back: Building Cornell Nature Collections Through Exploration

Around the World and Back: Building Cornell... 8am

Exhibition / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Sustainability, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Engaged Cornell

For centuries, biological specimens have made key insights in the life sciences possible. Now, new technologies—from chemical and genetic sampling that help...

Mann Library, Mann Gallery, 2nd floor  
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  
Rebecca Rutstein: Convergence

Rebecca Rutstein: Convergence 8am

Exhibit / Art

Convergence is a survey of Philadelphia-based artist Rebecca Rutstein's (B.F.A. '93) recent work that explores geometric abstraction inspired by science,...

John Hartell Gallery, Sibley Dome  
The Magic of Mushrooms

The Magic of Mushrooms 8am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Sustainability

Professor Kathie Hodge’s class, Magical Mushrooms, Mischievous Molds is not your typical biology class— it’s more like a narrated double-decker bus tour of...

Mann Library, 2nd floor, Mann Library  
Borderline Encounters: The American-Canadian Railway

Borderline Encounters: The American-Canadian... 9am

Exhibit / Architecture, City and Regional Planning

Borderline Encounters: The American-Canadian Railway presents the collaborative work that Joseph Henry Kennedy Jr. (B.Arch. '15) and Sonny Eric Xu (B.Arch....

Bibliowicz Family Gallery, Milstein Hall  
TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION SESSION

TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION SESSION 9am

Class/ Workshop / Cornell Career Services

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

Barnes Hall, 103  
Wake the Form: Artists’ Books in Context

Wake the Form: Artists’ Books in Context 9am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Cornell University Library, Johnson Museum of Art, Fine Arts Library, Kroch Library

This exhibition explores the art of the book with a display of fine printing, artists’ books, and other rare editions drawn from Cornell’s collections....

Kroch Library, Hirshland Exhibition Gallery, Level 2B  
Robert Richenburg: Abstract Expressionist Painter

Robert Richenburg: Abstract Expressionist Painter 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

In the late 1950s Robert Richenburg was at the height of his fame as a painter of the New York School, exhibiting most famously alongside Pollock and de...

Johnson Museum of Art  
The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago

The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago 10am

Exhibition

Exhibition On-Display May 19th through September 4th, 2017 Travelling from the Idaho Museum of Natural History "The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago" exhibition...

Museum of the Earth  
Tree Phenology Walk Series

Tree Phenology Walk Series 10:30am

Research, Class/ Workshop

Tree Phenology Walk Series | Cayuga Nature Center Every Thursday through November 2, 2017 10:30 - 11:00 am Free for members, included with regular...

Cayuga Nature Center  
PPPMB Seminar - Wolfgang Busch

PPPMB Seminar - Wolfgang Busch 11am

Seminar / Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

To Grow or Not to Grow: What Makes Roots Respond to Environmental Signals?

Barton Lab, A134  
Reppy Institute Meet and Greet

Reppy Institute Meet and Greet 12:15pm

Special Event / Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Global Cornell

The Reppy Institute welcomes everyone to attend our 2017-2018 seminar series and this special opening reception during our usual seminar time slot. This...

Uris Hall, G-08  
Introduction to Academic Libraries in the United States

Introduction to Academic Libraries in the... 1pm

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

For international students with little or no experience using academic libraries in the U.S. Learn about U.S. academic libraries and how to use Cornell’s...

Olin Library, 106G  
An Overview of China’s Engagement with Africa

An Overview of China’s Engagement with Africa 2:30pm

David Shinn is an Adjunct Professor in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia and...

Uris Hall, G08  
"Enceladus after Cassini"

"Enceladus after Cassini" 4pm

Lecture / Astronomy

The solar system’s most habitable world (after Earth) retreats in Cassini’s rearview mirror after 13 years of exploration. I will review the evidence for...

Space Sciences Building, 105  
Erica Schoenberger: State, City, Market

Erica Schoenberger: State, City, Market 4:30pm

Lecture / City and Regional Planning

Erica Schoenberger was educated at Stanford University and the University of California–Berkeley. She is a professor at Johns Hopkins University in the...

W. Sibley Hall, Room 115  
Get Started with Library Research @ Cornell

Get Started with Library Research @ Cornell 4:30pm

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

Save time and learn how to get the most out of the Cornell Library with a hands-on session about using databases, the library catalog, and print materials...

Uris Library, Classroom  
Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri: Shaping Sound

Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri: Shaping Sound 5:15pm

Lecture / Art

Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri, born in 1974, is a Greek-born composer and sound artist based in Ithaca, New York, and Zurich, Switzerland. Papalexandri...

Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium  
Dial M for Murder (3D)

Dial M for Murder (3D) 7pm

Film / Cornell Cinema

1954 > USA > Directed by Alfred Hitchcock With Grace Kelly, Ray Milland Dial M For Murder has always been one of Hitchcock's most careful and vivid character...

Willard Straight Theatre  
David Lynch: The Art Life

David Lynch: The Art Life 9:30pm

Film / Cornell Cinema, Department of Performing and Media Arts

Ithaca Premiere! 2017 > USA > Directed by Jon Nguyen & Rick Barnes With David Lynch This new documentary looks at Lynch's art, music, and early films,...

Willard Straight Theatre  

Thursday, August 31