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 Saturday April 19th

9am-12pm

Meet in MLK

Come When you can, leave when you must!

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?s: DCarney14

For more student

 events, visit the student activities calendar here!

Now Recruiting: Operation Walk

Dimensions is currently recruiting for an Operation Walk medical mission in Hanoi, Vietnam, from October 7 – 15, 2014. Applications are due to Julie Barnes by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 21. Eligibility criteria and application instructions are provided on the Dimensions website

Operation walk

?s: JBarnes or X4350

Exploring the Boundaries of Gender and Sexuality

Dr. Pat Tetreault, Director of the LGBTQA Resource Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln This workshop will help participants explore and discuss attitudes and boundaries we have learned about gender and sexuality. Participants are asked to complete a short survey related to the discussion on this website.

Wednesday April 16th

3:30-5:00 pm 

Durham Classroom

Pat

?s:sastley

Summer Housing Sign Up

Sign up for summer housing will be held Monday, April 14 - Friday, April 18th between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm in the Residence Life Office (first floor, Old Sem). Please see the summer housing website for more information. 

Pfeiffer

?s: JGoetschius

Announcements

Today@Cornell

Saturday, April 19th

Please refer to the master calendar for events that began earlier in the day.

Feminist Symposium 2014
Hall Perrine Multi Purpose Room, Thomas Commons, All day

Feminist Symposium is a biannual, student-run, academic conference, which includes presentations by faculty, students, and staff from Cornell College and surrounding colleges/universities. Feminist Symposium highlights scholarship with a focus on women, gender, and feminist issues. Featuring Keynote Speaker: Daisy Hernandez—Feminist author, journalist, editor of Colorlines Newsmagazine. Hernandez will speak in Hall-Perinne from 1-2 p.m. Daisy Hernandez focuses on race, gender, sexuality, and other issues affecting young women of color. As a queer Cubana-Colombiana Americana, Hernandez seeks to empower women through multidimensional conversations on race, gender, sexuality, the media, and immigration. Contact: Jackie Chacko

Spring Carnival
Small Multi-Sport Center, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Spring Carnival is brought to you by PAAC Novelty Events. This will be the first time Cornell students have a chance to enjoy the bouncy houses that we will be bringing to campus. Come and release your inner child! Snacks provided. Contact: Anh Pham

Titan's Arena Football
Info Desk, Thomas Commons, 6:15 p.m.

Join Get Outta Town as we go to a Titan's football game in Cedar Rapids at the U.S. Cellular Center! Transportation provided and the cost to attend is only $2 a person! Sign-ups at the Info Desk Today! We will be leaving from the Thomas Commons at 6:15 p.m. Kickoff will be at 7:05. Contact: Jarod Armenta

Monday, April 21st

Study Abroad Returnee Conference Event
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Kailey Colestock is a senior at Cornell College. She participated in a semester long program through the ACM in Amman, Jordan. Kailey presents "Changes in Amman" and various re-entry insights. Contact: Kimberly Cullen

India/China/Italy Off-Campus Presentations
Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons, 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Have you ever wondered what takes place on a course trip to Italy? China? or India? As part of the 2014 Study Abroad Returnee Conference: Students and faculty who have participated in off-campus courses now have a chance to share their diverse experiences on April 21, from 3:15-4:30 p.m., on the Orange Carpet. This off-campus presentation will be an exclusive presentation on three 2013-14 off-campus trips (Italy, China, & India). The theme is traveling around the world. Pictures, artifacts, writings, and posters will be shared with the Cornell community from all three destinations. You won't want to miss it! FREE REFRESHMENTS. This event will be followed by a grand prize raffle drawing at 5:30 on the OC. Raffle prize is eligible for those who filled out an RSVP form online. Contact: Kimberly Cullen

Presentation by Michael Mosier
203, Law Hall, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Michael Mosier, candidate for the Spanish Latin American teaching position in the department of classical and modern languages, will give a presentation titled "The Rise of Detective Fiction and the Birth of the Modern Reader in Latin America." A reception will follow in Moosehead Lounge. He will also give a teaching demonstration Tuesday, April 22 from 11:15 a.m.-noon in Russell Classroom - Thomas Commons. Contact: Alice Povey

Teen Movie Night - Catching Fire
108, Cole Library, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Monday, April 21 from 6:30-9 p.m. we will be showing the second movie installment of the Hunger Games Trilogy! Follow Katniss and Peeta as they take part in their Victor's Tour and face President Snow for the second time. Popcorn and a drink will be provided. Please call 895-4271 to reserve your seat! Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Tuesday, April 22nd

Study Abroad Returnee Conference Event
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Jason Napoli, Cornell College Career Engagement Office, presents "Marketing Your Experience Abroad." Contact: Kimberly Cullen

Earth Day with Environmental Club
Orange Carpet, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join Environmental Club's working groups on the OC for a palooza of activities and information! With a special visit from Blank Park Zoo! Contact: Nathan Spalding

Lego Club
108, Cole Library, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join Lego Club and build! Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Chemistry seminar: Sustainable Chemistry: Re-thinking chemicals
100, West Science, 4:00 p.m.

Prof. George Kraus from Iowa State University will present a seminar. Join us at 3:30 p.m. for a reception before the talk at 4 p.m. Talk details: From plastic bottles to chemicals used in food production, there is a growing recognition that we need to produce these materials from renewable resources and by more environmentally benign processes. In less than two decades the field of green chemistry has emerged. The guiding principles of this emerging area will be presented along with examples of successful reactions. Contact: Craig Teague

Softball vs. Knox College
Mount Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

Softball vs. Knox College
Mount Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

Baseball vs. Coe College
Cedar Rapids, 5:00 p.m.

Bremner Cup Contact: Teresa Flockhart

Knitting Night
326, Cole Library, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join us for Knitting Night on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in Room 326. Bring your current knitting project and join in the fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs

Wednesday, April 23rd

Study Abroad Returnee Conference Event
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Rose Reed-Maxfield studied through SIT in Madagascar blocks 1 through 4 of this academic year. She shares highlights from her experience abroad, research, as well as re-entry tips for those entering back into life at Cornell after an experience abroad. Contact: Kimberly Cullen

Thursday, April 24th

Children's Story Time
Children's Room, Cole Library, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Join us for Story Time Fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs

HAIG Lecture: Wilderness, National Parks, and the Poetic Imagination
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

This talk will be part travelogue, part philosophical meditation, part poetry reading as Professor Glenn Freeman recounts his experiences as artist-in-residence at several national parks and wilderness areas. Freeman will reflect on the relationship of culture to wilderness, and the role the arts can play in wilderness preservation. Contact: Michelle Herder

Softball vs. Westminster College
Mount Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

Softball vs. Westminster College
Mount Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

Academic Awards Celebration
Hall-Perrine Room, Thomas Commons, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us to celebrate student academic achievements at Cornell. All-college, departmental, and interdepartmental award winners will be recognized. Everyone is welcome. A reception will follow. Contact: Nancy Rawson