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Please refer to the master calendar for additional events and information.

    Saturday, February 6th

    Monday, February 8th

  • Dr. Know-It-All: BHM Kick Off
    Top Floor, Thomas Commons
    11:00 a.m.
    Members of the Cornell Community will be able to come to the table at the top of the Thomas Commons to ask questions about Black History Month. These questions will be answered the next day on the Orange Carpet by members of the Black Awareness Cultural Organization. Contact: Kahn Branch
  • New registration and advising information for faculty
    Hedges, Thomas Commons
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    This session for faculty will outline the new course registration and advising process that is being implemented this spring. We will demonstrate the new registration system, attending specifically to the technical steps faculty will need to take in authorizing advisees to register. If you have students registering this spring, please plan to attend one of the informational sessions. Contact: Becki Elkins
  • New registration and advising information for faculty
    211, Law Hall
    3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
    This session for faculty will outline the new course registration and advising process that is being implemented this spring. We will demonstrate the new registration system, attending specifically to the technical steps faculty will need to take in authorizing advisees to register. In addition, faculty will login to a testing environment in Self-Service and practice using the system. Contact: Becki Elkins
  • Tuesday, February 9th

  • Dr. Know-It-All
    Orange Carpet
    11:00 a.m.
    Questions and conversation about Black History Month will be facilitated by members of the Black Awareness Cultural Organization. Join the BACO and Cornell Community in discussing Black History in the United States and the history of this month's creation by Dr. Cater G. Woodson. Contact: Kahn Branch
  • Faculty Meeting
    100, West Science
    11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    1st Tuesday of each block, additional Tuesdays of the block if needed Contact: Tara Anderson
  • Action-packed resume workshop!
    Hedges, Thomas Commons
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Jason Napoli from the Career Engagement Center will be giving advice for effective resume writing over lunch in Hedges. Learn the do's and don'ts of resume writing and know what it takes to get serious consideration in the competitive job and internship market. Those with and without resumes may attend. Spring and hiring season is on it's way, so don't delay your resume! Feel free to bring your lunch! RSVP via the JIVE webpage is preferred but not required. Contact: Jason Napoli
  • The Role of Chemistry in Global Security (ACS Webinar)
    100, West Science
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    How do chemists keep us safe? In an increasingly dangerous world, find out how important chemistry is to ensuring your everyday safety. Journey through the history of chemical and biological warfare and get a peek behind-the-scenes at how today's biochemists and government agents are working together to counter chemical-based threats. The webinar will include panelists from the FBI, multiple National labs, as well as academic backgrounds. This event is sponsored by the Chemistry Department and organized by the American Chemical Society. Contact: Charley Liberko
  • Nick Adams Short Story Contest deadline
    Students may submit up to two short stories of up to 10,000 words each for the ACM Nick Adams Short Story Contest. Entries should be submitted with a separate cover sheet for each entry containing the author's name, the title of the story, the author's email address, phone number, current address (either campus or permanent), and the word count of the story. The title of the story must also appear on the first page of the story. The author's name should only appear on the cover sheet. Submissions in PDF format are due to Professor Rebecca Entel (rentel@cornellcollege.edu) by midnight on Tuesday, Feb. 9. This year's judge is Bill Hillman, author of the memoir Mozos: A Decade Running with the Bulls of Spain (2015) and the novel The Old Neighborhood (2014). The winner of the contest will be announced in mid-March and will receive an award check for $1,000 and be invited to attend the ACM Student Symposium in April. Contact: Rebecca Entel
  • Wednesday, February 10th

  • Purple Wednesdays
    On Wednesdays we wear purple. Contact: N/A
  • German Stammtisch
    Dining Room, Thomas Commons
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    A "Stammtisch" is a dinner table around which friends join for fun and conversation. At Cornell, our Stammtisch meets in the dining hall (look for the German flags) every Wednesday evening from 5-6 and offers you the chance to speak and listen to some German. All abilities are welcome! Come and enjoy! Contact: Tyler Carrington
  • ASH WEDNESDAY Observance - Spiritus Chapel
    Allee Chapel
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m. in Allee. Everyone is welcome to experience this ecumenical Christian observance marked by ashes and commencing 40 days of spiritual introspection, repentance, fasting, renewal, and rededication as pilgrims on the Way of Christ. Optional Communion (open to all) immediately follows. ~ Led by chaplain, other faculty and staff, & Spiritus Spiritual Life leaders Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel
  • Thursday, February 11th

  • Internship Resource Fair
    Lobby, Thomas Commons
    10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Looking for an internship for 2016? Come to the Internship Resource Fair in the Thomas Commons Lobby. Meet with top local internship providers who plan to hire dozens of college students this summer and also learn more about resources for year-round internships nationwide. Employers who will be present include Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, University of Iowa Venture School, Great America Financial Services, Transamerica, and ACT. No appointment or resume needed. Contact: Rebecca Sullens
  • AA Meeting
    Allee Chapel
    11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Alcoholics Anonymous meeting - open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. For more information, contact BElkins@cornellcollege.edu. Contact: Becki Elkins